In the field I work in, it is estimated that up to 67% of us experience high levels of burnout...something we can experience at any time in our careers, not just the later years. Combine my drive with perfection and my world-view that tells me to put everyone else above myself: I am a prime … Continue reading It’s a Process
It's one thing to be able to look down and love the body you have (which is where I am); it's another thing entirely to be treating that body with respect & care (which is what I am working towards).
Soften me, remove the callouses that are developing on my heart...
I believe I will see lives around me changed. I believe I will see my own life changed...I believe people around me will realize the power of His faithfulness, and that all I have been through will be for His glory...This.Is.The.Time.
I am praying that, even with the proverbial "hands tied," I get to be hope in a hopeless world, as I am tapped into the ultimate source of hope.
I've had a lovely Halloween night. Made this gorgeous dinner: Hung out with Little Seester, passed out candy to the few trick or treaters, watched Halloween movies, cleaned the kitchen, and packed my work bag for tomorrow. Honestly, though, I have to say good riddance to October. It's been a heck of a month & … Continue reading
So, here we are, almost to the end of the month... I'm not sure if I've really gotten much in the way of singleness - but, the beautiful thing about this point in my life is: it's really all the #SingleLife. I mean, I am single, and content...so, it's all about that single life. And, … Continue reading All By Myself – I Do What I Gotta Do
There are a lot of days, since I'm early in my career, that I find myself wondering "what am I doing? Am I doing what I'm supposed to? Am I educationally or emotionally prepared for what I'm doing?" I mean, of course I am, this is all a part of the process. It's the act … Continue reading Oh, Monday
Some days just feel...hopeless. Like, what am I doing this for? How can I possibly make a difference in the world? There's just too much ugly garbage... But, then, there are days like today (which started off as that), but remind me that, even by affecting change for one person, I've impacted the world in … Continue reading Wednesday Musings
Because, honestly, the church has, as a whole, been extremely irresponsible when it comes to Mental Health concerns & abuse...But, I will no longer stay silent. I will give a voice - finally, a true & honest voice - to my pain, my struggle. I will no longer live in fear or walk on eggshells.