Everyone struggles. Everyone fights their own battles. Maybe someone can relate. That is my hope for this blog. I want to share my story because I believe that our stories are powerful, incredible ways to bring us all together, to inspire the world around us, to bring hope, to say ‘me too’-some of the most powerful words ever spoken. God can use broken people, like you and like me, to make a difference. One life at a time…one book at a time…one song at a time…one blog at a time. All he wants is for us to come as we are, follow him, and DO SOMETHING.
On my way home from my mini vacation yesterday I had to pass by what I have known as “The Rest Area of Shame” for the past three years. Each time I pass it, there is a feeling of shame, regret, or embarrassment, sometimes all three. Sometimes it really doesn’t bother me at all. Three … Continue reading The Rest Area of Shame.
“Ogres are like onions. Ogres have layers. Onions have layers. You get it? We both have layers.” -Shrek “Life is like an onion. You peel it off one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep.” -Carl Sandberg I don’t know if you are as shocked as me that there is a quote connecting … Continue reading Ogres and Onions.
Heartbroken. I've decided that's how I'm feeling today. Granted, that's turned into a spiral of feeling miffed and alone and frustrated, but the core of this spiral for the past couple days has been feeling heartbroken. I feel like there have been a flood of memories surfacing and it's too much for me to process … Continue reading Nowhere.
The time you have in jelly beans…incredible to think about it…watch below. 🙂 I have been reminded in more ways than one how short this life is. Recently I’ve been reading more and more and I have learned so much about my essential self-who I am made to be. I’ve learned about saying no. Saying … Continue reading Now is My Time.