Storms happen. One moment you’re sailing on peaceful waters, then all of a sudden the sky turns gray and it seems like you’re being swallowed whole by crashing waves, with nary a life raft. And yet, you’re expected to keep smiling, keep the faith, and know that the sun will shine tomorrow. That’s all nice… Continue reading Reclaiming Your Proverbial Sunshine
It is too much energy to be afraid. Hiding from others, hiding from our problems, and hiding from ourselves is exhausting work. When we think about it, what is so intimidating about facing reality? The worst thing that can happen to us is that we expose our vulnerabilities; the best thing that can happen to… Continue reading Nothing to Fear
The toughest days are the most meaningful. They are tests of our strength. On these days we get a front row seat to what we’re really made of. Until we face trials, our ability is in theory, because no one really knows what they would do in a situation until they are in it. So… Continue reading Tough Times Make Us Tougher
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MilgVZ5EA98 There are a lot of things that we are taught during the early years of our lives under the guise that they are important to know for our success as human beings. However, I can’t remember the last time an algebraic formula saved my life. I would have appreciated a class on “How to… Continue reading Personal Peace is a Super Power
You are stronger now and you can choose not to hurt anymore. Whatever it is that you’ve been through doesn’t have power over you as of now. Decide that this is the moment that you will embrace the freshness of the day, and allow your heart, spirit and mind to be healed by a Power… Continue reading Heart Be Healed. From Pain to Empowered.
But we all, with unveiled face, beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, just as by the Spirit of the Lord. ~ II Corinthians 3:18 There comes a point in life when the things that used to work for us no… Continue reading Expecting and Welcoming Change
Today, the sky is different. The clouds drift in a curious way. My steps are the same, but the ground feels unfamiliar. I wonder if there is something waiting for me. Unidentifiable feelings fill the space around my heart. Undefined thoughts skip about my mind. Around me there is calm. The kind that precedes the… Continue reading change.
It was under there the whole time. I took it for dead, not looking past the wooden casing that symbolized that its work had been done, its battle had been won. But not the war. Maybe a part of me wanted it to be over, to lay it to rest. I was exhausted and so… Continue reading youth.
the more I grow, the more I lose. but what I lose I don't need anyway. worry is offered but I refuse. like autumn trees letting go. unafraid.
One of the most difficult things to do is Start Over. After years of pouring our heart, love, time, energy and resources into a project, goal or relationship - it seems so defeating to just halt mission and abandon ship. But sometimes, it is necessary to do. Rather than continue to go down a path… Continue reading Sometimes You Have to Start Over to Win