Maybe I’m stating the obvious to some, but I titled this post with words I need to remember often. You don’t have to do it all. When I get an idea, I feel the need to act. When I see a need, I feel compelled to fill it. When I think someone else should do...
The last couple of weeks have been H A R D. Situational pain spoke loud to my heart and soul for days on end. When the mind knows what the heart needs to remember, there’s a battle waged. The two aren’t in alignment and that right there is enough to keep...
God’s been repealing pride and revealing brokenness and it hurts like heck. I’ve raged. I’ve sobbed. I’ve let Him keep digging because the work He does is always good. When circumstances seem to happen to you, it’s easy to assume the other is the greatest offender. In...
Life feels unpredictable when the weathering of one season mingles with another. I’m not sure what to expect in a given day because, much like Texas winter, the morning starts chilly but by noon the air is humid and warm. My heart flip-flops and I’m not sure what to...
For the last few weeks my hubby has been asking me (repeatedly) to watch a cartoon movie with him. Y’all, this is not typical. We reserve family friendly shows for family time, but he’s been asking me to watch this one with him even when our kiddos weren’t around....
If you’re on social media at all you’ve no doubt heard of #thedress. Did you see it? Let me rephrase that. What did you see? That’s the question. I saw white & gold, almost exclusively. My husband saw black & blue, exclusively. That seemed to be...
Ever find yourself struggling through life’s challenges? Maybe you’re tired and weary. Maybe fears and doubts threaten your ability to live well as a Christian.
I believe God has more peace, joy, and freedom than many of us come to know. I want this for us.
I also believe God is bigger and better than any of us can ever know. I want us to see more of Him daily.
Here we’ll journey through areas of emotional health, soul care, and spiritual growth in order to cultivate a life-well lived and a soul well-nourished. Not a perfect life, but a life reliant on the One who is perfect.
While it may not be easy, it’s worth it.
**NOTE: I am not a licensed therapist or clinician. Any advice given on this site is strictly my observations and insights based on personal experiences and study. It should in no way take the place of professional assistance.
Trying to stay ahead of what we call "negative emotions" keeps us self-reliant & in denial. We miss God-given peace & freedom.
I call them difficult emotions. They're difficult to face.
When we don't face current negative realities, we face long-term negative realities instead.
One of the most impactful, short phrases I've heard recently is from Dr. John Townsend. Someone asked him about time management to increase productivity. He said it isn't about managing time, it's about managing energy.
We don't produce well or operate well whe... #UnleashSheetspic.twitter.com/PSVU9gy69Q
Jeremiah 29:11 often gets taken out of context and it fuels unhealthy thinking about God and us.
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