When I crashed, I crashed hard. I could barely get out of bed anymore. I thought I needed rest for a day or two to make up for all the activity of fostering multiple children in a unique set up in the country. Those days turned into weeks. Tears lived on the edge of...
Breaking the trap of shame involves more than positive statements and trying to get ourselves to believe positive things. Yet, we’re prone to grasp every mantra that sounds good and rings true, with the hope that somehow we can start living that way. We need...
I have the privilege of being tested by my own words. The things I’m compelled to teach about are often the result of past experiences. Even so, God allows me to be tested in the same areas again. I’m faced with these questions often. Do I mean what I say?...
Today’s guest post is from a licensed therapist and author, Lisa Murray. She shares three strategies you can use to turn your shame-story into healing. What is your story? We all have one. You know, the story that contains the good, the bad, the ugly of our...
Please note. The examples shared here, of ways we use God to deny God at work, which include phrases we say and scriptures we use, indicate possible obstacles to a cultivated life. They may also be used in well-intentioned helpful and healing ways. Truth is always...
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.
Banana artists have nothing on my kiddos. Consider this old photo as proof. Where do we cash in?
Although, I can’t remember who did this. I have a sneaking suspicion it was the always-pushing-buttons one. pic.twitter.com/eds3KRFiRL
To the best of my understanding, feelings inform. They tell the truth about our internal state. They give clues to what we believe & what've experienced. Too often we interpret what we feel like, which is an observation or opinion, as our feelings. They're not the same thing. 1/5
What if the obstacles you have faced aren't your character or your capabilities?
Some parts of your brain are intended to fulfill your destiny. some just keep you alive.
Learn the shift that frees you!
(This is live in Raleigh, NC)
How Our Work Helps Reduce Trauma for Teen Moms & Their Children — Grace's Table
"If you have a few minutes, check out this fascinating TED Talk by the respected pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris. In the short lecture, Dr. Harris sheds light on ACEs (Adv...
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