It's no secret that this has been the "thorn" in my life, to poke me, make me uncomfortable, force me to take a step back & really evaluate what this life is truly about. One thing I'm not sure I fully realized before my 1st loss, 3 years ago, was that everyone suffered...everyone. I truly … Continue reading My story, my miscarriage…
Imagine, you and your new husband have just received the news that he’s being relocated. There is a sense of excitement and apprehension, leaving what you have known your whole life, yet exploring the possibilities of what’s to come. After traveling hundreds of miles to your new city, you see that it’s in pretty bad … Continue reading Second story.
People trump programs. This is one of the valuable lessons I took from a leadership training I attended yesterday. That while programs have purpose and create structure among the chaos, they can not run without the people. As Bob Goff says, "Organizations have programs. People have friends." It is in the friendships, the community, the … Continue reading People Trump Programs.
I'm creating a community, not a brand. You hear this more and more now that businesses are starting up 'virtually' everywhere (pun intended). That Instagram (my personal fav) has become a platform to build the "brand" that you are wanting to sell. You are portraying the person or idea that you are essentially wanting others … Continue reading Girlfriends are better than gold.
As I'm learning more about my faith, trust and the God of our creation, I can't help but self reflect on the idiosyncrasy's of my own being. Personality or individual traits that I would defend as God-given. While I do still see truth in that we were all created uniquely and with purpose, I now … Continue reading Control.
Kindness has received some bad press in the past. It’s painted us as weak and without grit. It’s left us feeling powerless and checked our pride. But is power and pride what we are really seeking, is being right our end goal? My kids school has these words printed as you walk in... It’s more … Continue reading Love with action. Love in truth.
My perspective on 'my' white privilege has been my ability to live life with a different set of rules because of how I look. To be treated with less caution or deemed safe because of the color of my skin, eyes and hair. It has probably gotten me quicker service, an open door or possibly … Continue reading My White Privilege…
But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he will teach you all things and bring to your remembrance all that I have said to you. -John 14:26 So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed. -John 8:36 It is in our most insecure moments, when … Continue reading Tangible Tools to step out of anxiety, fear and worry….