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
Oops, I did it again. I tried to play the game again. I tried to be apart of a system again. I tried to "fit in" again. And all over again... Obligation. Conformity. Accountability. It can be so hard to walk this path. And honestly, I understand why there are some people just attending and not transforming. I understand why those who are transforming decided to … [Read more...] about Hard Lessons in Life
What does sharing life look like in our overly connected world? How do you share life without feeling the shame of telling your toughest struggles? These questions are tough and the truth is sharing life with others is not always fun and games. There will be moments of vulnerability and shame but, if you are willing to get past your insecurities there is beauty on the other side. The … [Read more...] about Sharing Life
I am afraid of letting people down. I am afraid of not being accepted. I am afraid of speaking my mind. I am afraid of being judged. I am afraid of failure. I have allowed fear to take me down a dark path of self loathing and hate. Fear is crippling. Fear can keep you stuck. Fear is not always bad. With fear comes courage. With courage you can accomplish anything. Have you allowed fear … [Read more...] about Fear.
Starting a mommy blog in early 2008 was all about me trying to navigate faith, motherhood & working. It also was a great place to vent without biting anyone's heads off. That was a joke! Looking back now, I see the seeds God was planting in my heart. I could see all my past experiences coming together to form my passion and purpose in life. When I was on active duty I was searching … [Read more...] about She Leads Today