What They Don’t See When They See Me.
They see the fruits of my labor, but what they don’t see is what it took to get to where I am now. The hard work. The dedication. The struggle. Rising at 4:30 AM every morning for prayer, exercise and writing. Already having a whole day of things accomplished before the workday even started. The…
Assets and Liabilities
Are your assets greater than your liabilities? Metaphorically speaking. In life, just like finance, optimally, you want your assets to far outweigh your liabilities. We talk about this concept when it comes to wealth, but have you ever put your own self through this test? Life assets are things like friends, family, good health and…
Compassion is like a warm embrace during hard times. It provides understanding, comfort and safety when facing difficult moments, allowing us to take steps towards growth and healing. Just as an embrace gives us a sense of solace in trying circumstances, so too does compassion provide reassurance that we are not alone and help us…
Things We Can Control
Life can often be unpredictable and full of surprises. We strive to control our environment and the events in it, but there are some things that cannot be controlled no matter how hard we try. Despite this, these unexpected moments have the potential to teach us valuable lessons about life and ourselves—if we choose to…
When Someone Says, “You Just Aren’t Good Enough.”
It can be incredibly challenging to stay motivated when people don’t believe in you or your dreams. But even in these difficult moments, it’s so important to remember why you started this journey and keep going. You have within yourself a strength that cannot be broken by anyone else’s words or actions unless you let…
On Aging…as I Edge Closer to 50
As I approach my 48th year of life, I’m learning to accept, embrace and appreciate the beauty of aging a little better. Now don’t get me wrong, I haven’t FULLY accepted it yet! It is a work in progress. It got me to thinking today…what are some of the benefits of growing older? With each…
When Others Try and Harm You
Recently, I feeI like I have come under attack. This happens when you are living a life that the devil hates. The turd tries to send people in our lives or circumstances to happen to put doubt in our lives. To second guess ourselves. To be betrayed or hurt by another person. My first inclination…
I’ve Been Quiet Lately
Just some random thoughts on 2022 for me.
There is a department store called, “Things Above” and everything in it is free. All you have to do is show up and start taking all of the wonderful things the store has to offer. Your cashier is Jesus. He waits for you and greets you with a smile when you walk in. The first…
Courage is being scared, but doing it anyway (without recklessness). Big acts or small, courage is listening to your intuition and opening your heart to what God invites you to do. You know that you might get hurt, but your faith helps you overpower your natural propensity to run the other way.