A while back a good friend of mine paid me the compliment of calling me a strong woman. My mouth said, “Aw, well thank you,” but my brain rolled its invisible eyes & said, “Girl, don’t call me that…I am exhausted. I am a camel hair’s width away from breaking & withering on the inside.… Continue reading Don’t Call Me Strong
11 Years. That is the amount of time it took me to finally realize what so many people had been telling me I do. The first time I heard that phrase was from my mom when I was back in high school. One night, in the kitchen, she uttered the 2 words in the title… Continue reading Too Much
I know I talk a lot about my faith & a lot about being productive, but I think it’s easy to forget that those 2 things should combine in our daily lives. If we call ourselves Christians but our work/productive life is totally separate from our faith, then something is off. I was reminded of… Continue reading To Do List Prayers
Oh me. Where do I even begin with this topic? Sometimes I just feel so overwhelmed. I’m overwhelmed by the amount of un-used junk we own. I’m overwhelmed by my to-do lists or the number of obligations I’m precariously balancing on my plate. TO be honest, I often dream of what it would be like to… Continue reading Less is More
It’s a new year & for most people that means it’s time to set resolutions. We all know it, but probably one of the most common & popular resolutions is about losing weight, exercising, or being more healthy. In this country, we’re so willing & so quick to spend large amounts of money on health… Continue reading If We’d Only Treat Our Emotional Baggage Like Our Health in the New Year
2017, what is there to say about you? You ran in out of nowhere, sped through the room like Usain Bolt, & mugged me on the way out the door. My “one word” theme for 2017 was “discipline” & boy have I felt the effects of it these past 12 months. Really, though, 2017 flew… Continue reading To the Year that Kicked My Butt: Thank You
I’m going to be honest with you…I don’t really feel like writing today…but I’m writing this more because I feel like I need to than I want to. You see, I’ve had today’s topic- specifically, my testimony- planned for this date for the past few weeks, and I feel it’s kinda funny…because this past week… Continue reading Hold Fast. Rely. Abide.