We made hundreds of decisions every single day. When bad things happen we look back on all those little decisions and wonder, “did I cause this? or was this my fault?” Logically we understand there are something in life that are just out of our control, but we still want to blame ourselves. Here’s my story of finding forgiveness after the stillbirth of my daughter.
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When was the last time you sat down and listed everything you’ve accomplished or experienced in the last year or five years? A few weeks ago I did just that and I was shocked. Take a peek at what happened when I decided to write it all down and consider what might happen if you did the same.
Do you ever feel like you’re on a predetermined path? A path someone else (or our culture) laid out for you? What if you could live your life a little differently and be happier? Would you do it?
The holidays are approaching and our thoughts turn towards spending time with those we love. And yet, we can't spend time with those we've lost. Or can we?
In two weeks time my husband leaves on a international adventure alone. His trip has promoted people to ask me, “are you ok with him going to Spain alone?” I reply with a resounding, “Yes!” Here’s why.
Many times we know we need to spend time with our heart and yet we avoid. Either we don’t know how or we’re scared. Today, I'll give you a starting place for the how. I'll ask that you bring your courage.
Last week we discussed how to recognize when your heart needs a little attention. What happens when you're family members, co-workers, or friends starts behaving differently? How do you recognize when others are hurting, and what can you do to support them during their time of need?
Are you feeling drained by life? Are you struggling to adjust to changes in your life? Do you feel like something is missing, like life shouldn’t be this hard? What if I told you there is indeed something missing... and it’s easily found within your heart.
This past week was a difficult one. I’ve spent this evening trying to understand why this week hurt so much. Here’s what I discovered.