“Faith conquers fear.” I read these words tonight in a study I am doing called “Breaking Free from Fear”. As I reflected on this short and simple statement, something struck me: I believe that the statement is true, and yet, I have never really seen this truth actualized in my life. In my life, it … Continue reading “I Shall not be Afraid”
I was looking up blog prompt ideas this morning, and one in particular asked, “What do you love about life right now?” The truth is, this has been a crazy emotional last few days. The hormones in my body must be raging out of control right now, because sometimes the tears just keep on coming … Continue reading What Do You Love About Life Right Now?
I've had an emotional day, and I'm not really feeling a blog right now. Instead, I'm going to share a beautiful song that is giving me hope today and encouraging me in the midst of my anxiety and fear. It is Well (Bethel Music) Grander earth has quaked before Moved by the sound of His … Continue reading Let Go My Soul, and Trust
We all believe lies about ourselves. Even when we don’t realize it, our creative minds come up with these sneaky, little untruths that can convince us we are something we’re not… or, often times, that we’re NOT something that indeed we ARE. A huge part of my mental health recovery journey has always been identifying … Continue reading 4 Lies that I Believe About Myself
Do you ever consider what it means to be connected to life? Do you ever stop to think about where life comes from and what actually sustains you in each and every moment? I think these are questions that I typically take for granted as I flow through the motions of my day to day … Continue reading Connected to Life
I’m so very exhausted right now! And I certainly don’t feel like blogging. But I also know that spending a bit of time writing would help with my mood and my focus. So here’s what I’m going to do tonight. I’m simply going to write a list of ten things that I am thankful for … Continue reading 10 Things I am Thankful For Today
It’s the time of year when, at least in my world, everything is starting up again. As I wrote about on September 1st, this gives me a natural opportunity to have a fresh start. To reboot my system and refresh my sense of calling and purpose. And I feel like I have been doing just … Continue reading Time to Turn it Up!
Productivity feels good! Now I know that most people don’t generally enjoy the idea of work… especially when it comes to tedious tasks like vacuuming the house, mowing the lawn, or in my husband’s case, figuring out how to put away the clean Tupperware containers when emptying the dishwasher! But regardless of how you feel … Continue reading Sometimes Your Mess Has Meaning
It’s been a crazy week. I’ve pretty much been working around the clock since I returned from holidays two Mondays ago. The long weekend wasn’t actually a weekend at all in my world, and I haven’t had a proper night’s sleep all week. Naturally, this would be why I didn’t accomplish my goal of blogging … Continue reading It’s Why I’m Here
This December I will celebrate 10 years eating disorder free. As I reflect on the past decade, I am in awe of the countless ways that my life has changed for the better, and by the healing that has been able to take place in my heart, mind, and spirit. I never used to believe … Continue reading Body Talk: Because Being Pregnant Changes Everything!