I once felt judged that I was not enough - not sexy enough, not educated enough, not financially buffeted enough, not successful enough. It fueled destructive patterns that I would create to attain these things in order to please those whom I felt negatively judged by. What I learned about myself - and not only … Continue reading A Note on Love and Acceptance
Had to share this one, a friend of mine retold it to me earlier today and I simply could not stop my giddy-smile inside. It's a good one! A parable is told of a farmer who owned an old mule. The mule fell into the farmer's well. The farmer heard the mule 'braying' -or-whatever mules … Continue reading The Old Mule in the Well
Broken. It's easy to love broken people when we realize that we, too, are broken. When there's chaos, we must extend consideration. Compassion. When we realize how broken we are, don't mind broken places so much. We feel for them. Compassion. Empathy. Desire to help as there were those that helped us. But, how do … Continue reading Broken, Yet Made Whole
In the garden, couldn't God have told Adam and Eve beforehand what consequences would come for both them and every generation after them if they ate of the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil? But of course, He most certainly could have. But He didn't. Why? Why watch us, His beloved creation, or so … Continue reading Obedience, or relationship?
I’ve got some fire in my belly for these upcoming weeks. The inspiration that drives us can come from positive influences or seemingly negative circumstances .. but at the end of the day, if you have a story to tell, would you share it? Would you allow ANYTHING to shut you up? Light is meant … Continue reading Identity
PROactive versus Reactive I may be younger and *only* ran 5 marathons, but here is a little story for you – A few weeks ago, I started experiencing a discomforting, lingering tightness and aching in my left Achilles. So instead of being hard headed, I decided to take wisdom (that we all know and have … Continue reading PROactive versus REactive
Alright, part two. Thanks for sticking with me. 🙂 I promise you'll love the reward! So I was spring cleaning the other day and came across an old notebook of mine. I've read a lot of books .. and continue to, and one in particular is by Napoleon Hill, The Master Key to Riches. Within … Continue reading True Wealth