Let's drop the comparison game, folks. Their 'best' does not dictate your value We are all amazing in our own ways. Comparing our value to others does not increase anyone's value, it diminishes our ability to do good things. It wastes energy. Comparing has been a trap for me. I acknowledge that. And comparing myself … Continue reading Moving from “Better Than” to “Great”
Pain doesn't mean you are doing something wrong; it means you are living. Bad things happen and not always because you did something to 'earn' it. Some people think because you are suffering (especially Christians) that you have automatically done something to earn it. These folks have somehow ignored the book of Job, and - … Continue reading The Mysteries of Suffering and Pain
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Thank you to John Green for talking about this. https://youtu.be/NSA1BE6KUr0 And since it is World Mental Health Day, here is a link to this post I made about my own struggles with anxiety.
Running a hundred miles an hour and my brain doesnʼt sleep. Two years of anxiety and 6 months of hell. My throat closes, I canʼt speak and all I can say is why? Why now? What is my lesson? Maybe there is no lesson to learn, maybe itʼs just that Iʼm not who I thought … Continue reading Honesty is Vulnerability is Recovery is Purpose
We are surrounded by a world that is generating uncertainty.
My Monster and Me He goes where I go. He sees what I see. Then he tells me to do things that just aren't me. I know what I ought to do. I know what would make me free. But my monster he sees things much differently.
A marriage is two messy people making a beautiful mess together.
17 years later. I can still remember the way I felt sitting in my high school classroom, wondering where our world was headed. 17 years later, I'm still asking the same questions.
I'm here to listen.