Why do clothing manufactures pick swimsuits to skew the sizes on us? Why can't it be something like socks-or bras-that you have to buy 3 X's your size to get a good fit? But the bigger question is, why do I let that 5 minute time span in that 2X2 room of mirrors still… Continue reading Keeping Your Chin Up In the Dressing Room-The Struggle Is Real
"Just keep your mouth shut." This has been my mantra to myself in this season of my life. I've never been accused (by an adult) of using all the words or babbling excessively or writing something in 800 words that could really be written in 200, but...the older I get...I seem to be getting a… Continue reading Sometimes My Words Get In The Way
Ya'll, I'm a visual person. Sometimes when I'm letting my fears hold me back, a picture pops into my brain. Please humor me here, but this is a glimpse of what I see sometimes. I have a feeling I'm not alone. You have a goal. You have a dream. You feel a calling. But, fear… Continue reading Fear vs. Confidence-And The Winner Is…..
It's a common misconception that because someone is a "Christian", a "born again believer", a "________", whatever you want to call those of us who have a relationship with Jesus Christ, that we are perfect. That we are trying to be perfect. That we are holding others to a standard of perfect. Perfect. I loathe… Continue reading I Have A Confession To Make
"Come mothers and fathers Throughout the land And don’t criticize What you can’t understand Your sons and your daughters Are beyond your command Your old road is rapidly agin’ Please get out of the new one if you can’t lend your hand For the times they are a-changin’" Bob Dylan. 1964 Wow. Do you think… Continue reading The Times They Are A Changing
Have you ever felt like you were losing your mind? Like...losing your flipping mind!! Shortly after my first child was born, I found myself back in the work place. I had just taken 6 glorious weeks to be home with my newborn baby. We rocked. We ate. I sang. He cried. We walked. … Continue reading You Are Tougher Than You Think
Our son was around the age of 4. Sitting in the shopping cart in our local Walmart, long legs dangling, as he smiled and spoke to every single person within ear shot. Yes, he was friendly then and he is friendly now at 22. After hearing him politely ask over and over… Continue reading Just Go Home