self help

Never pray for an easier life...

Never pray for an easier life...

We all struggle with things and have countless choices in how to deal with these struggles.  This can be anything from minor inconveniences to major events in life.  I am surprised at how easily I deal with some things, and equally surprised at how poorly I seem to deal with and understand others.

Separated from human reasoning...

Separated from human reasoning...

It never ceases to amaze me how much God provides for me and at the perfect time.  What does that say about me and my faith?  It is growing.  All the time.  Or, if you prefer, it is lacking.  All the time.  Either way, I am frequently reminded that He is active in my life in more ways than I acknowledge.  

Unconditional Love for Yourself (Part1)

Unconditional Love for Yourself (Part1)

It occurs to me that each year that the goals or resolutions I struggle (or fail) with keeping are the ones I never wanted to do in the first place.  They are the accomplishments or actions I have seen in others that I admire and so I want to admire them in myself as well. 

Compassion for Yourself and Others

Compassion for Yourself and Others

It is so important to really learn and understand who yourself first.  It is also an endless journey.  Once you begin a deeper understanding of yourself, you can more easily have compassion for yourself and grow into the person you want to be, without judgment and blame, but with acceptance and appreciation for who you are created to be. 

Health and the Power of Thoughts

Health and the Power of Thoughts

The term “Holistic Health” covers so much more than it implies at first glance. It includes a completely balanced and healthy life in mind, body and soul or spirituality and that our emotions and beliefs control all of these areas. While most things are neutral in and of themselves, they all have the ability to affect each of us in a negative or positive way