There are so many times in our lives when we hold back on caring for ourselves because we think it is selfish to do so. When we do this too often it becomes a habit and before we know it, we are pouring ourselves out so much that there is nothing left in our ‘container.’ … Continue reading Self-ish or Self-Love
Remember these? W.W.J.D. – what would Jesus do? You could find these everywhere…..bracelets, necklaces, pins…..everywhere. It’s kind of funny really, how could we ever really know what Jesus would do? Wouldn’t you think that He would have favored the older brother (Prodigal Son) who obeyed and stayed faithful to his father? Or … Continue reading Uh, somethin’ ain’t workin’ here…..
I’ve been thinking a lot about the story in the Bible about how Jesus was asleep on a cushion in the stern of a boat while his disciples were battling a terrible squall. (Mark 4: 35-41) They woke Him up and said, “….don’t you care if we drown?” He got up and quieted the storm … Continue reading Asleep in the boat
This past Saturday was expected to be a sad day. You see, my two sisters and I were going to get together and divide up my Mom’s jewelry. I had been holding it all at my house since our Mom went home to heaven back in June. When I took out the boxes in the … Continue reading Hidden Gifts
Blogs are great, aren’t they? So many times we learn things about ourselves and follow the wise advice of others. There are so many self-help blogs out there that we could spend years searching. They are a way for us to vent, as well. I’m having a bad day, I blog about it. I’m dealing … Continue reading Getting ourselves out of the way
So, I was walking up my driveway this morning and I looked down and saw this ‘weed’ growing up through the asphalt. It got me thinking… One of my favorite sayings is: There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in. Leonard Cohen My little ‘weed’ could not have grown without that … Continue reading Pushing Through
There are people who are toxic to us. I’m not saying that they are horrible people, I’m simply saying that some people have no place in our lives, and there may be a variety of reasons for this. Of course, we need to walk away from anyone who is abusive in any way, there … Continue reading Toxic People