YOU are Beautiful

How easy it is to forget the beauty of oneself. How easy it is to check social media or see a beautiful woman/man walking down the street and automatically, without even realizing it, you talk down to yourself.  Thinking, "why don't I look like that"or "I wish my ___ looked like his/hers." How sad it... Continue Reading →

Feeling the Joy Yet?

Joy sounds so simple doesn't it?  The sun is shining bright through the window, your dog wakes you up with a big lick on the face, your significant other surprises you...that's joy right? No, that's happiness. Joy is deeper, joy is much more rare. Joy is a blessing taken for granted by many. Joy is... Continue Reading →

Healing a hurting heart

The path to healing a hurting heart... 1.Know that suffering will happen I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us. Romans 8:18 As much as we wish it didn't, this life involves suffering.  It involves pain and heart break- and sometimes it can be... Continue Reading →

Comfort and Peace ♥

For you Pep- I don't know why God decided to take you from the world at this time.  And He knows I will miss you like crazy, but I trust that you are where you need to be.  I hope you know that you never failed to make me smile.  Your heart was pure gold... Continue Reading →

Feeling the Pressure?

When the weight of the world sits on our shoulders it doesn't feel too good. We feel the pressure of work, school, our family, the expectations of society.  Sometimes our mind is just clouded of all those things and it can get hard to see what's important.  How do we handle that? We can try to avoid... Continue Reading →


In a world when things go wrong every day, it can be hard to see the good in it all.  It might be as small as missing an appointment, to as big as getting bad news. How can we focus on all the positive things when little things get in the way..or when big things... Continue Reading →


Struggles.  They come in all shapes and sizes, there are ones that come and go and ones that seem to never leave, some that we have dealt with and some that seem to be never ending.  No matter what it is that brings you down, holds you back, or creeps at your door waiting to pounce,... Continue Reading →

Check Mate

Life is like a game of chess.  Your focus is on the King; your goal is to get him to his destination.  The other pieces don't matter as much.  They are expendable, they are limited in their movements, and they aren't the ones that keep us alive in the game.  In this game called life... Continue Reading →


You get knocked down, you get back up again. You gain your strength back and are ready to fight.  But what happens when you get knocked back down again...and again, and again.  It's so easy for all your hope to go out the window, to let your mind get the best of you and want... Continue Reading →

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