World IBD Day is observed each year on May 19 in order to raise awareness for inflammatory bowel diseases like Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis, and to show support for the millions of people worldwide (including the 1.6 million Americans) that suffer daily with these these diseases. I know firsthand the seriousness and severity of […]
Read More My Story: World IBD Day
I was so encouraged by these powerful words and declarations over us made by The Crowning Jewels back on International Women’s Day, that I wanted to share them with you, especially in light of Mother’s Day this Sunday. We as women, whether mothers in the natural or not, all have a sphere of influence, a God-given […]
Read More Take the pressure off.
i think it’s about time to shake off the dust yesterday’s cares last season’s disappointments all the what if’s and why didn’t’s that hope deferred feeling the weariness and fatigue from the travel the fog of trying to remember what it is you’ve been clinging to all this time the lines get so blurred after […]
Read More Onward.
“I’ll be happy when….” “I wouldn’t be stressed out if…” “I would be content if only…” “Life would be so much easier if…” “I’ll be relieved when…” “I wouldn’t always be worked up if…” Who can relate? Can you easily fill in the blanks? Are there situations in your life that you tend to add […]
Read More Content, at last.
Sometimes you don’t feel good enough, you feel so unqualified, you lack that confidence and you’re biting your nails on the inside. Well, here’s the deal (like my husband would say): whenever you start to feel timid, shy or afraid, or if the world ever tries to make you feel inadequate or not enough, you […]
Read More Who you are.
why me? seriously. hope? i need it. fret. stress. worry. soul so unsatisfied. peace? what’s that? so jumbled up inside. heart longing for more. emotions all over the place. so connected to circumstance. striving. performing. perfection. why do i have to work so hard for it? for anything. for everything. for something. confident much? yeah, […]
Read More The better way.
My heart blooms like a sweet flower naturally arrayed in beauty. But not the striving kind of beauty… Rather, a beauty that knows it was created with such tender thought and care. Like fresh blossoms swaying in a cool breeze on a warm summer day, my heart dances. But it’s as if it’s […]
Read More She dances.