So, I'm learning. Learning to choose joy in the hurt, choose love in the anxiety, and choose gratitude even in the hard times. Because, life looks better when we choose these instead.
I know, if you're in the business world, you are all about gaining those customers. But, I'm here to share some tips as a customer from some experiences I recently had. Let me give you some background: my husband & I live tiny. We live in less than 200 square feet in the trailer I bought … Continue reading How to Lose Potential Customers – 5 Easy Steps
As you may know, I recently got married (just about 6 weeks ago). And, my husband has been out of town on for business for just over 24 hours, and he won't be home until late tomorrow night... Good news: I miss him like crazy already! Bad news: I miss him like crazy. Since he's … Continue reading Missing My Husband After Only a Day – So, Launching My New Mini E-book!
Today, I'm talking extra...extra cash...flexible cash...be among the people or work while the kiddos sleep cash... This morning, I had a chance to really stay in bed until this afternoon. I thought to myself, "I really need to just do some stuff with my life this morning." But, honestly, I really wanted to stay in … Continue reading Sometimes, You Need a Little Extra
I missed a day already... It's ok, though, I press on. It's been kind of a rough week, but it has given me a chance to strengthen relationships with others around me. When God created people in the garden long ago & said we weren't meant to be alone, it wasn't just about romantic relationships. … Continue reading Reflecting Him
In the field I work in, it is estimated that up to 67% of us experience high levels of burnout...something we can experience at any time in our careers, not just the later years. Combine my drive with perfection and my world-view that tells me to put everyone else above myself: I am a prime … Continue reading It’s a Process
I'm sitting at my computer, looking at colleges to apply as an adjunct professor for psychology...and I'm terrified... I feel unqualified & inexperienced... But, I know it is part of my calling, part of my desire, and teaching is something that makes me come alive... Why do steps of faith leave us in such terror? … Continue reading Step of Faith
Time for some real talk... Back in September, I was diagnosed gluten sensitive. After nearly 2 years of not knowing what was wrong - I have an answer. (One I don't like, but an answer). So, for more than 6 months, I've known the biggest cause of my stomach woes. Yet, I keep in this … Continue reading Breaking the Habit Cycle
But, we must stop underestimating our value; but, rather, we should regard ourselves as valued. Irreplaceable. Priceless.
Soften me, remove the callouses that are developing on my heart...