So far 2012 hasn't been at all what I expected...As I started the year, BIG changes were happening. Little did I know, those big changes were just the beginning of a year long life transition.In January, I wrote about my One Word for 2012: Trust. This was the area I had prayed about and I knew … Continue reading Learning to Trust
"...Love your neighbor as yourself..." Matthew 22:39I recently wrote about the one year challenge I have set up for myself. A challenge to change some of the bad habits in my life. Really, it's just about a life overhaul where I become a better steward of the life God has blessed me with.At the core of … Continue reading Learning to Love [Myself]
So I kind of feel as if I am writing this post just for me, but sometimes that happens I guess...For much of my life I have battled with intense anxiety...over everything! It has done a number on my life: limiting my social abilities, my adaptation abilities, my spiritual life, everything.I hold on very closely … Continue reading Anxiety
As I said in an earlier post, Trust is my word for 2012. It's the word I know I have to work on this year.Ironically, Trust is also the theme for this week's 5 Minute Friday. Yes, I know today is Saturday, but this is the first time I have been able to sit down to … Continue reading Trust & Dreams…Part 2.
When I first started seeing "One Word 2012" appear in other blogs, I thought, "What a neat idea. I'm not making resolutions either..." Then, I went back and forth on participating.There are so many words in life, so many things we could work on, share, or be. How was I to choose just one. I … Continue reading Trust
Over the past few months I have been learning to Rejoice Always.As someone who deals with Anxiety on an almost daily basis, Philippians 4 has some very valuable verses. Paul reminds me to rejoice always, pray without ceasing, and give my anxieties over to God in exchange for His peace."Rejoice in the Lord always, I … Continue reading Rejoice Always
In my last post, Driven by Fear, I began a short series about what I learned in 2011. Now, I'd like to talk about RISKS.I am a creature of caution and habit most of the time. Predictability is how I like to pretend my life is run. However, looking back, I know this is not … Continue reading Take the Risk
"Meaningless, Meaningless!...Utterly meaningless! Everything is meaningless." Ecclesiastes 1:2Do you ever feel this way? Apathetic about life because everything is meaningless? I call those times my "Ecclesiastes 1" times. Those days, weeks, even months when nothing seems to matter at all. If you continue in Ecclesiastes you will find that all our toil is for not. … Continue reading Ecclesiastes 1 Kind of Life