It happened. It was wrong, and it hurt - in fact it may have hurt so bad and messed you up so much you didn’t know if you would get through it. You had to fight hard, to the point you thought your strength was all gone, and then you had to fight some more. … Continue reading Victim or victor – the fine line
She was the latest and greatest: Rub-A-Dub dolly, the baby doll you could bathe in the bathtub. You could even wash her hair. I loved her with all the fervent devotion of a four-year old and I would lovingly comb her wet, messy “doo” with my little fingers after every bath. However the eyes of … Continue reading The dragon and the dolly
So I'm human. You can’t fault a cat for sleeping 18 hours a day, or a snail for taking 2 hours to cross the street. I’m human, therefore I live my life having human moments. I drop things. I forget things. I make wrong turns and drive the wrong way down one-way streets. I miss … Continue reading Humin moments
I want to start off by saying that I know this is a touchy topic, and I am certainly not passing any general sweeping judgment on the subject, but am simply sharing my experience and what I have known to be the experience of other women in the church. To me it is more important … Continue reading Placing your fate into the right hands
You are not alone. I promise you that whatever you are facing today, hundreds - no, thousands - of others have faced as well. You are surrounded by past and present lives who have felt exactly what you are feeling. You are not alone. Yours is a unique combination of circumstances, a different mix, but … Continue reading Who’s got your back?
Today is such a significant day for so many in our country. Even for people who did not personally know someone in those two towers or planes, we all lost something that day and our country was changed forever. A few years ago I travelled to NYC with my sister to visit ground zero and … Continue reading Where the true battle lies
I was ambushed. Out of nowhere in particular, the cloud descended and enveloped me today. Suddenly the sunshine, usually so bright, was nowhere to be found. Have you ever had a day like that? Everything is blanketed in gray, heavy mist. And I know in my head that I am surrounded by good and beautiful … Continue reading Fighting through the fog
Perfectionism is a stress monger, a liar and a fun-killer. But it will keep snapping the whip until you send it packing. How can we uproot something that runs so deep?
Endlessly looking to be filled by another ends up robbing us of the opportunity to live a full life - looking in, not out - is the key to finding all and more than we need!
We drive ourselves to the point of exhaustion and why? Why is it SO hard to allow ourselves to simply BE?