Oftentimes laughter is used as defense mechanism to protect us from disappointment.Read More Sarah Laughed
How can I say I have faith in God but doubt myself?Read More God, I Am Sorry
“One of the greatest obstacles to joy is our inability to sit with negative emotions.” Neal SamudreRead More It’s Morning
Aging gracefully has brought me to a place of learning how to love me…..again.Read More Age Gracefully? Yes Please!
God is the same yesterday, today, and forever more. Our friends and family may change, but God never will. People may leave us or become distant when we find ourselves in the wilderness, but God never will. I believe, from my own personal experience that, in the wilderness is when God goes full throttle in His pursuit of us. I can not imagine navigating my wilderness experience without the love and protection of a loving and merciful God.Read More Is God Still God, Even When I Am In The Wilderness?
I’ve cried every day for the past few weeks. I’ve thought constantly of my mommy, dad, and uncle. I’ve experienced an intense level of fear and anxiety. I experience feelings of guilt because I’m torn between finding that balance between holding on to hope and praying “nevertheless.” It is a very difficult place to be in, as I feel as though I have already started the grieving process. I had no idea there was a name for it though: Anticipatory GriefRead More Anticipatory Grief: Who Knew There Was Such A Thing?
My brother is fighting stage 4 lung cancer which has metastasis to his kidney, spleen, brain, and bone, and he’s experiencing pain. This is difficult for both my brother and myself. So it would seem to me that his medical team would be a little more compassionate. I mean, yes to the human eye it […]Read More Maybe I’m Just Being Sensitive
Have you ever been outside on a cold day and saw your breath when you talked or breathed? Of course you have. We all have. According to the Library of Congress, “Cold air causes the warm moisture in our breath to condense into tiny droplets of water that appear like a small, misty cloud. … […]Read More My Diffuser Spoke To Me This Morning.
“Like people, plants respond to extra attention.” ~ H. Peter Loewer Becoming a plant momma has proven to be invaluable during this season. Spending time watering, feeding, cleaning, and talking to my plants, is now part of my self-care routine. This morning I spent nearly three hours with my plant babies. As a new plant […]Read More What Being A Plant Momma Is Teaching Me
Life is full of lessons. Every life experience; good, bad, or indifferent, teaches us valuable lessons. And, if you’re anything like me, some lessons are unfortunately repeated. I often think of some of the most profound lessons that I have learned a long my life’s journey. For example, a relationship lesson that I learned is […]Read More Are You Praying For The Wrong Thing?