Does your mind ever fill so jumbled with all the thoughts that trying to make sense of them seems too big a task? You're not alone. Scientists say the average brain processes between 2500 and 3500 thoughts an hour. That's 50 thoughts per minute or nearly 48,000 thoughts on any given day. That's a lot… Continue reading Restoring Rest to Our Racing Minds
The Pathway of Anticipated Loss
As I write this today, I still have a mother. A mom who is on her feet, cooking, decorating and loving her husband of nearly 50 years. I also have a mom who travels from doctor's appointment to doctor's appointment, needs help bathing, has shrunk five inches in the last two years and has a… Continue reading The Pathway of Anticipated Loss
When Your Feelings Try to Be the Boss of You
"Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist..." Ephesians 6:14a truth noun the truth : the real facts about something : the things that are true : the quality or state of being true : a statement or idea that is true or accepted as true My feelings are trying to hijack my life. It's as if my… Continue reading When Your Feelings Try to Be the Boss of You
Passing Through Troubled Waters Without Getting Sea Sick
Have you ever just taken a step back from your life and looked around and thought "what in the world is going on here?" Life is good. I'm breathing, I'm healthy and I'm blessed. But... Recently, whilst in my own little bubble, doing what I do on a daily basis, I realized that very near… Continue reading Passing Through Troubled Waters Without Getting Sea Sick
Marked…On Purpose, For Purpose
"From one man he made all the nations, that they should inhabit the whole earth; and he marked out their appointed times in history and the boundaries of their lands. God did this so that they would seek him and perhaps reach out for him and find him, though he is not far from any… Continue reading Marked…On Purpose, For Purpose
Fasten Your Seatbelt!
When my children were young, and we were in parking lots, I had them hold my hand as we walked. It’s just what a parent does. But, on occasion, one of my children (who shall remain nameless but has the initials ttj) would wriggle his hand out of mine and bolt across the lane. As… Continue reading Fasten Your Seatbelt!
Keep It Simple Sister
I don't know about you, but my mind can get so consumed with life that it effects me negatively. Even if most of my thoughts are positive, they can be all consuming. Over thinking can cause me to doubt my abilities, worry about things that are completely out of my control, and physically drain my… Continue reading Keep It Simple Sister
Your Story Matters
I thought this fortune was going to be a great catalyst to talk about work place conversation. I was going to talk about how I love to hear other people's' stories. How encouraged I get when someone shares a part of their life with me. Giving me an opportunity to identify with them, to laugh,… Continue reading Your Story Matters