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Grief is messy and ugly,
but it’s our reality.

I saw this posted on Facebook by Lessons Learned in Life and it really hit home. I spent the majority of my life doing exactly what this says you shouldn’t do. I was always apologizing. I was always making excuses about why I made certain decisions or chose to do something a certain way. Why? Because people can be so judgmental. The fact of the matter is that most people, fortunately, couldn’t… Read More

Start saying yes to yourself…

Be unapologetically YOU ♥️

I stand firm on this promise Lord. You are my PROTECTOR, my SHIELD and my STRENGTH in times of trouble. You will never leave me or forsake me, of this I am assured.

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 all about being yourself, being real. He spoke about how God truly does create each one of… Read More

The pain of losing a spouse and watching your kids grieve the loss of their parent, brings a sorrow that I can’t quite put into words. It’s unlike any feeling I could’ve ever even imagined. It is said that “it” gets better in time. Just give it time. Time heals all wounds. As well meaning as the one saying these things might be, it’s just not true. “It” doesn’t get better and… Read More

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 or being able to go back and take certain things back. I told her that every little… Read More

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 myself several times, “just make a decision to be happy!” Ugh, if only it were that easy!… Read More

I stumbled upon this article and it just honestly made my day. Take a minute to read it and then tell me, what do you think?? Dear Christians, Stop Saying “Everything Happens for a Reason”