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July: Half way there

Our daughter Heather finishing her first 5K

Our daughter Heather finishing her first 5K

When our daughter Heather was in high school, she joined the track team. I remember one specific meet where she was competing and on the last stretch. As I stood in the stands watching her run as hard as she could, her face contorted with the intense effort, I screamed as loud as I could, “RUN, Heather!” as she passed me by. The memory brings tears to my eyes as I recall cheering my daughter onto the finish line. Years later, she participated in her first 5K run, and I was there, too, so excited and happy for her as I watched her finish.

To this day, I’m still in the stands, cheering her on in this exciting, and sometimes difficult race called life. And all of our children, our grandchildren, and those I love. 

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New theme for my website

coffee, laptop, and plant

I am trying a new theme for my website here at BethJones.net. It’s called LifestyleFlorence. I hope you like it. The navigation is pretty much the same.

Since it’s now [almost] July, mid-year, it’s a good time to re-evaluate our one word for the year (mine is HOPE), our vision, our dreams, and our goals. (Am I hitting them? Are you?)

Remember that Coronavirus, Shelter In Place orders, racism, and violence can’t STOP your purpose. This is just a pause.

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Re-alignment: 5 ways to stay motivated and back on track

shoes on sand

Shoes on sand
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Losing motivation? It happens to all of us at times. But there are ways to keep moving forward, which means taking a hard look at your priorities this year. With the 3 P’s–prayer, preparation and planning–you can stay motivated all the way through whatever goal you’ve started, whether it’s getting fit and healthy, becoming debt-free, or traveling to a new country.

How?

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