My words have fallen void. My heart has begun a process I never thought could or would take place. As the tears flowed yesterday in therapy I knew it was a turning point in my life. In my health. In my marriage. In my family. There is a huge part of me that has wanted to hide my inner struggles. I have tried to write the past few weeks and it has been hard. That was until … [Read more...] about Soldier On
My words have fallen void and lifeless in the last two weeks. I have found myself frustrated and feeling lost. My hope has become diluted with feeling less than and like a mistake. Here is where I am. This idea that we need to only share the good, joyous and happy moments in life is bullshit. Real life sucks at times. Bad things happen. Why do we only share the highlights? What a … [Read more...] about You Are Here
No words to explain how you are feeling? Pray. Trust. Believe. No words to right a wrong. Pray. Trust. Believe. No words to make it better. Pray. Trust. Believe. The anger swirling in my mind is overwhelming. The hurt in my heart is all-consuming. The frustration is eating away at my brain. Pray. Trust. Believe. There … [Read more...] about No Words
This morning I was going over my weekly schedule and to do list in my Passion Planner when I read this; Whenever you find yourself stuck at what feels like a dead end, ask someone who has been able to push past that problem for advice and guidance. It doesn't have to be in person. Email and phone calls work just as well. We all need a mentor or someone to disciple us in our journey. Someone … [Read more...] about Just Ask. Ask for Help.
Are you waiting for approval? Are you waiting for acceptance? What if instead of seeking approval and acceptance you found belonging? Approval means being accepted. Acceptance means approval from someone else. Both of these words has NOTHING to do with you and everything to do with the opinion of others. Finding acceptance and approval is about making other people … [Read more...] about Trading Up for Belonging
How do we show up and make our lives matter? How do we connect with those who need encouragement? How do we inspire people to get unstuck in life? As I have been preparing for a speaking engagement next month these questions have been swirling in my mind and heart. More than anything I want my life to matter. I want my life to be marked for His good NOT my own. The … [Read more...] about Keep Showing Up