Being Real, faith, Grief, Healing, Learning to Live, Life, Loss, peace, people pleasing, Purpose

I Have Learned

The older I get, the more wisdom I gain, and as my relationship with the Lord continues to evolve and grow, things just become much more simplified. I don’t worry about the things that I used to. Things that used to get me upset/worked up, things that used to hurt my feelings, etc. just don’t… Continue reading I Have Learned

Being Real, Christian, faith, Fear, Hurt and Pain, Learning to Live, Life, Purpose

Power in Being Real

Awhile back I had finally worked up the nerve to watch one of the sermons Jonathan preached. I knew shortly after turning it on that it was something I needed to hear. My counselor once said that God knew back then what messages to speak through Jonathan, what people needed to hear. This one was… Continue reading Power in Being Real

Grief, Healing, Hurt and Pain, Learning to Live, Life, Purpose, Sad, Scars

Broken Glass(es)

I did something today, something very simple, that actually holds great significance. I ordered new glasses. Big deal right? Yes. Yes it is. I had my yearly eye appointment to get my contacts. I wore my glasses there because I was actually totally out of my contacts. While I was there they had me read… Continue reading Broken Glass(es)

Anxiety, Being Real, faith, family, Grief, Healing, Hurt and Pain, Learning to Live, Life, Mental Health Awareness, Purpose, Sad, Scars

The Pieces Don’t Fit Anymore

When you don't fit where you used to, you grieve that like any other loss. But, if you don't fit anymore, you don't. Move forward. We aren't supposed to have to fight for a place in people's lives. I was talking to one of my long time friends today and we were talking about regret… Continue reading The Pieces Don’t Fit Anymore

Angry, Anxiety, Being Real, Christian, Church, faith, family, Fear, Healing, Hurt and Pain, Learning to Live, Life, Mental Health Awareness, peace, Purpose, Sad, Scars

Is There Really a Choice?

I'll be honest, there have been several times where I truly wanted to throat punch someone who said to me that happiness is a choice. I often thought to myself, "how in the world is it as easy as saying that I choose to be happy when I feel so bad?" I have even told… Continue reading Is There Really a Choice?