Emotion Control

Emotion Control

I thought I was controlling my emotion. To all the huggers, criers, and people who feel deep feelings – I never thought I’d be one of you. No, the touchy feely world wasn’t for me. I had learned to put up a stone wall and additional physical touch...
The Reason for the Season

The Reason for the Season

The reason for the season. Year after year, we see a social media crusade around Christmastime to remind us the real reason for the season. Christmas shouldn’t be filled with material goods, Santa Claus, or frivolous parties. The reason is the birth of our...
Be Careful What You Pray For

Be Careful What You Pray For

Be Careful what you pray for. Today I was reading Day 31 from Draw the Circle during my morning quiet time. It was a reminder to specifically spell out what you want when you pray. So often we throw prayers up to the heavens with vague requests. We are hurried,...
Getting Grounded

Getting Grounded

I spent last night getting grounded. Sometimes I will joke that I need to put myself in a time out. Similar to what would happen if a child is disobedient or simply needed a break – that kind of time out. Hidden away in a room. No devices or distractions. Simply...
The Most Important Work

The Most Important Work

Mommas, listen up. I get it. We have lots of important work to do. Our lists our long. Energy is lacking. Every time we turn around someone needs attention. There is barely time to catch a break for ourselves. Everything is screaming at us (sometimes quite literally)....
You Are Not Broken

You Are Not Broken

My dear friend, you are not broken. Over the past years, my heart has finally been opened to those around me. I grew up trying to be tough and tougher, not letting sensitivity get the best of me. That brassiness has come in handy over the years but it also developed...