Here we are one week from Thanksgiving and it may seem as though the world is speeding up towards the holidays and the days are getting busier and busier by the moment. In the midst of all of the busyness that comes with the holidays it is often hard to take a moment and breath
Happy Sunday! I hope today is finding you well. I know some are struggling a bit today as those who live in areas with Daylight Savings Time lost an hour of sleep last night. Hopefully you gave yourself some compassion or time to rest. Today as we take some time to focus on self-care, there
Today is the last day of February and we are quickly approaching spring. Spring brings about so many thoughts. In spring we see daylight lasting longer. We see the weather start to get warmer. We see flowers and trees begin to bloom once again. With spring I feel a sense of excitement being to come
The journey to better self-care starts with one step. Often times people are overwhelmed by trying to change multiple things at one time to have better self-care. They tell themselves that they will start exercising everyday, and take a hot bath, and start many parts of what everyone had told them is the most important
First let me start by saying Happy Valentine’s Day! I hope that your day is going well. I know for many people this day can be difficult. For some it reminds them of failed relationships, or a number of other things. So today, the focus of our self-care Sunday is self-love. How do you love
Having been in the field of mental health and social work for many years, one thing I have noticed is how quickly eating habits go out the window when there is stress. These are people trained in how to deal with people, what healthy coping skills are and how to keep themselves from burning out.
I don’t know about you, but often I find myself telling God “here I am, send someone else.” I tell Him that He must be mistaken in asking me to do things, or putting a passion on my heart. I might say something are you sure you don’t want to choose someone that actually enjoys
Waking up this morning in Congo, I woke up with a sense of wonder. We are really here in Congo! And I know that God has many things in store. As I pondered the day and began to be filled with anticipation, the power in the hotel room went out and I was reminded of
Recently I was reading a book and I read a quote that struck me. “You could memorize the entire Bible and be able to discuss minute issues of biblical scholarship and yet fail to experience the truths found in its pages” (Seven Realities for Experiencing God: How to Know and Do the Will of God).
Last week was my birthday, and whenever my birthday comes I reflect back on the year and where I am in comparison to where I had hoped to be and what I had hoped I would be doing. Last year on my birthday I was working 2 jobs part time, and a crazy schedule. Those