gratitude

Peace comes when you are grateful for what you have. I am so thankful for my home, two reliable vehicles, good jobs, and four wonderful (and sometimes infuriating) pups. But to be honest there are days when I am ungrateful because of the amount of work that goes into keeping up with everything. Why do I … More gratitude

let it go

People are going to hurt and misuse you. It’s part of life. But you can choose how that hurt affects you. Are you going to stew on it, let it poison your other relationships, or are you going to forgive and learn from it? Forgiveness doesn’t mean that you have to continue a cycle of … More let it go

trust fall

Have you ever played the trust fall game? That’s where you fall backwards and trust that the person behind you will catch you and not allow you to hit the ground. (I personally have never participated in this game because I don’t trust that someone could catch me, so this may not have been the … More trust fall

slow down

Hello pot, I’m kettle. How in the world can I be telling anyone else to slow down? When I start getting anxious, I tend to add things to my schedule rather than step back and take a breather. Slowing down is a lot easier said than done. My dad’s favorite saying is, “never a dull moment”. So, … More slow down

you are good enough

Shut down the negative voice inside your head that tells you that you are not good enough. Shut. It. Down. You are good enough. Period. God thought that you were good enough to die for you. Now tell me how anyone else’s opinion can matter more than that. Most of my anxiety comes from feeling … More you are good enough

grace

grace for yourself: I tend to be most critical of myself. I am always over-analyzing a situation and can be overly sensitive to the feelings of others. Almost as if I need for others to be okay with my actions and my decisions so that I can feel okay about them. But constantly seeking affirmation … More grace