It is my goal to make 2021 a “measured” year. This is the word that will guide me forward + encourage me to find consistent + comfortable rhythms.
Allow your willingness to embrace the wonderful – even within the challenges – to be a reflection of the joy of Christmas.
The blessing was hiding in plain sight and I nearly missed it. How often is that the case? We walk by our blessings – see them, smell them, feel them, hear them – but never let the reality of what they represent wash over us?
Waiting is hard. Whether you are waiting a minute, a month or a year. It requires us to humble ourselves and accept – we are not in control. How can you wait well?
Thankfulness may not be a posture that our hearts are inclined to take this season. You lose nothing by choosing appreciation and gain everything by shifting your perspective into this place.
I don’t believe in coincidences, happy accidents, or serendipitous timing. I believe in purpose and providence.
My hatred for olives is unshakeable. I have tried to like them over the duration of my life; open to the possibility that taste buds can change. But alas, that has not happened. I’ve heard that pregnancies can change a woman’s food preferences but I was no such woman. I’m still over here, hating all …
Let’s slow down and be intentional about gratitude. Here are two very specific ways I’m incorporating appreciation and thankfulness into my days.
I need you to stop being so mean to yourself. If you are like me, you are good at allowing an unkind inner-dialogue to take root in your thought life. Perhaps it is prompted by a mistake or a quest for perfection but the reality is we are all too quick to cut ourselves down. …
What does it look like to humbly ask for a second chance? This elementary school account offers perspective for all.
These are certainly unprecedented times but life has a way of constantly throwing us curve balls. How will you stay well & avoid burnout?
“I’m scared in my gut but brave on the outside.” My 8-year-old daughter has recently developed a fear of big, booming thunderstorms. Honestly, It surprises me because she tends to be my bold and confident child. Lately when we experience a fear-inducing storm she can logically talk through why she should not be afraid of …
I can only hope you find friends in life that love you enough to stand up to the mean girl. No, not some mean girl at work or a mean girl that you went to high school with. I’m talking about the mean girl that lives between your ears. Your mean-spirited inner dialogue. I have …
You serve no one well by holding tightly to your challenges. In your vulnerability, you will step into a beautiful paradox of strength.
When you are facing those challenges it is time to pause, look into your proverbial crystal ball, and consider what story you will someday tell. Then, it is up to you to make that story a reality!