Life can be quite disappointing at times. We make plans and they fall through.  We dream about life changes but the details don’t work out.  There is a never ending list of things that can disappoint us. Do you ever feel like you have more disappointments than other people?  I know I feel that way sometimes.  It seems like if there is a possibility that my plans won’t work out, they don’t.  I am very cautious about getting my hopes… Read more »

I see you. I know how you feel. You are going after a dream with little confidence. You put in your time, you do the work, and you give it your all. But still, you hear this whisper {or maybe a yell} telling you that none of it matters. No one would miss you if you stopped. What you are doing isn’t making a difference. I feel you, world changer in the making, I really do. See, I have this… Read more »

I have noticed since becoming a stay-at-home-mom my “value meter” has been a little off. I have begun to value myself based on the successes of my children, the appearance of my home, and the happiness of my husband.  When all of these things are doing great, I feel great. When my daughter plays nice with a stranger I feel proud, but when she is bossy to a little girl she just met I want to hide behind a tree… Read more »

I have a confession… I am self-absorbed. Can I get an amen? (As in, you feel me and you’re self-absorbed too?) I’ve always thought I was a very caring and empathetic person. Over the last few years I have hardened myself to the people around me. I fill my schedule with things to help other people. From the outside (and in my mind) I am not self-absorbed. But, when you take a closer look the truth is revealed. It’s kind… Read more »

I’m still working on allowing myself to be good enough this week. I hope you are, too. As I’ve been giving myself grace I’ve been thinking about people and how we are connected. There are a few things in life that connect us all together. When you look around you it may seem like the only thing you have in common with the rest of the world is the fact that you were born. If you look deeper I guarantee… Read more »