Where other attempts at self-improvement may fail you, consistent self-care never will. The benefits are HUGE. The cost: Time and effort. The reality we know is that anything worth having takes time and energy. Why is it so hard for us to consistently make self-care a...Read more
Here I was listening to Ariana Grande, thinking how much maturity it takes to look back on lost loves with true gratitude for their presence in your life. Despite the many ways love can go wrong, in anticipation of valentine’s day, powerful love is on my mind. I am...Read more
“It is not what you do one day. It is what you do every day.” This is so important. If it is what you ate today, missing the gym, missing your Bible reading, or whatever it may be that did not go according to your plan, gift yourself grace. The variety and...Read more
What is your “bounce back-ability?” When life seems to knock you down, how fast can you pop back up? It reminds me of boxing. “Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.” Think how fast an animal that flies pops back up when the wind knocks it back. Life does that to...Read more
Learning something new makes our souls feel alive. It sparks joy in us. Never stop learning! There is so much out there. You never know what might set your heart on 🔥 until you try it! Since my husband died five years ago, I have gone back to 🏫 for...Read more
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