#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for November, 2005


Brace yourself. This story might change your whole way of thinking. It certainly was a powerful insight for me.

Once, there was a village. It was a happy, prosperous, and peaceful place. (You and me, in our natural state.) Unbeknownst to the populace, there was also an invader, eying them from afar. The invader wanted to conquer, but the village had sturdy walls. (Personal boundaries. Faith. Positive attitudes.) How best to get inside those walls? A full frontal attack would not be successful–the villagers would see the army coming and be prepared. With their boundaries, faith and positivity, they would

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A Lovely Weekend

This weekend was restful, and entirely undramatic. What a concept!

I did some shopping on Saturday–bought a Christmas present, and feel very smug about it–and on Sunday I played hooky from church and had breakfast with a friend. Biscuits and gravy, and I still stayed on program. That’s another thing I love about Weight Watchers. It’s real-world eating–you can have anything, if you plan and adapt. The bottomline is, some of us have to be careful what we eat, and I am one of these people. I’ve finally accepted that. I uncovered the rub in my journaling–I wanted to eat

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Cattle drives rarely went more than ten or twelve miles a day, as the cattle had to be given time to rest and graze. A drive from Texas to Montana could take up to five months.