I learned I enjoyed hiking when I took the time to love myself beyond the temptation to self medicate or hide under the covers in bed, and it’s still the thing I do when I need to find gratitude in the things I have left. May I encourage you during these challenging times? You're learning something new about yourself. Lean into it.
There are way too many of us living beneath our means, our potential, our permission, and our access. We've allowed our insecurities to identify us and serve as excuses which keep us from moving forward for far too long, and it ends now. Could our obsession with forgiveness be fueling our insecurities and negativity? I'm stepping lightly because forgiveness has given me a reason to live, but lately, God has placed two scriptures on my heart to serve as encouragement, and I want to ask you to do more than just read them with me. Visualize them in action.
We chose to believe that those things that had connected us were stronger than anything that could distance us, and then we decided to act like we believed it. If you need a little encouragement this Valentine's Day, I'd like to share a few tools you can use to strengthen your relationship.
The holidays are here! I hope you're as excited as I am, but just in case you're wondering about how to spend your time with your daughter and thinking of ideas, I've got one...or four...for you!
The kitchen was one of the many places my grandma used to teach me life lessons, and I think it was one of the easiest for me to process the info because it gave me something to focus my attention on when I became uncomfortable with the subject matter. I developed anorexia when I was fifteen, a time when I found myself eating fast food more and more and spending less time in the kitchen. You might be surprised by what you find out about your teen when you begin cooking together! Read the entire blog to find more suggestions…