I’m sharing my frustrations, doubts, insecurities, and fears with you and praying the Lord will give me wisdom, clarity of thinking, creativity, and words.
What people don’t realize is, it’s not God’s goal to keep our lives comfortable and trouble free. He’s more interested in growing our character to be more like Jesus.
Every choice we make and every action we take affects someone else in some way. Sometimes even the simplest things can make a world of difference in someone’s life.
What makes some people grow from the hardships of life whereas others get stuck in their pain, and never seem to get over what happened? I wonder if it's a matter of perspective.
We all hear voices. We just have to choose which voices to listen to.
God has been my help and protection, even before I knew Him. I know, if you look, you could find instances of times He has reached out and touched your life, too.
I have a dream for my writing to change the world, one reader at a time. I want to make a difference and have a positive effect on people’s lives.
I may not have had an ideal childhood but I know there’s a lot of others who’ve been through a lot worse than I have. There are many people in this world who've had to endure some pretty horrific things growing up or are going through a rough time now. Those kinds of things affect us deeply. How … Continue reading Depression
A lot of change takes place within the protective walls of a caterpillar's cocoon, but little change will take place within the protective bubble of our comfort zone where we do things the same way we've always done them and get the same results we've always got. The comfort zone is padded with good intentions but the only way to break out is by acting intentionally.
None of us likes rejection or criticism or to feel insecure, so we put a mask on that makes others think we are more… presentable, acceptable, likeable — more like what we wish we were like. Since we don’t know what the other person is dealing with underneath their mask, be understanding, and don't take their moods personally. Treat them with kindness and consideration, just how you’d like to be treated.