For the sake of this series, we will define mental health as including: "emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices." (Definition taken from: https://www.mentalhealth.gov/basics/what-is-mental-health/index.html) We are all a part of one another and can't exist except… Continue reading Mental Health Series Pt. I: Relationships.
Strength isn't built overnight. It comes through weathering stormy seasons and emerging after you didn't think it was possible. It is like building muscle. You can't build muscle unless you are consistently working out and even gradually moving up to more difficult workouts or higher weights. You build strength by weathering small and large storms.… Continue reading Pondering Strength.
I just finished reading one of the most amazing books I've ever read. The book is called Josiah's Fire, and is written by the mother of Josiah, Tahni Cullen. Josiah means "the fire of the Lord." Josiah truly grew to fit this name. Josiah was born in 2005 and developed as a typical child would. However,… Continue reading Book Review: Josiah’s Fire
It's that time again! I am over at Modern Ruth Project for my monthly post. My post (for July) focuses on creating space. I talk about how God called me out of my job and onto focus on other aspects of me. Space is scary, because we don't know what it will be filled with. And… Continue reading Creating Space.
"How much better to get wisdom than gold, to get insight rather than silver!"~Proverbs 16:16 I hope you are having a very blessed Sunday that includes lots of peaceful time with the Lord & fellowship with others! Today is the last Single Sundays post, as it is the last Sunday in February. Today I will… Continue reading Single Sundays-Finding Wisdom and Clarity.
Lately I've been learning the lesson that Jesus taught Martha about choosing the better part. And it's a lesson that I will need to continually learn as my life evolves. "As Jesus and His disciples were on their way, He came to a village where a woman named Martha opened her home to Him. She had… Continue reading Choosing the Better Part.
I don't know about you, but some days I feel pulled further and further from God. Frustrating situations, stress, uncertainties, and just plain busyness pull me deeper into myself. It shouldn't be like that. Each day we have opportunities to come to know God more through the situations we encounter. So, what are a few… Continue reading Simple Ways to Stick Close to God Throughout the Day