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
I'm sitting at my computer, looking at colleges to apply as an adjunct professor for psychology...and I'm terrified... I feel unqualified & inexperienced... But, I know it is part of my calling, part of my desire, and teaching is something that makes me come alive... Why do steps of faith leave us in such terror? … Continue reading Step of Faith
for me, summer is not a good time of year. It brings out the worst in me, and the hotter it is, the worse I get.
WE ARE NOT MEANT TO DO THIS ALL ALONE...
But, safe? No, I don't really think I am...And, I don't think I ever really was...
In the back of my Bible are 2 very special pages; my war-room. Actually, I got the idea from The Sacred Echo by Margaret Feinberg. It's two facing pages that I keep prayer requests & prayer prompts on. Many just names, or names & ways to pray for them. Scrawled in the middle of one of those … Continue reading I Carry It All
But, we must stop underestimating our value; but, rather, we should regard ourselves as valued. Irreplaceable. Priceless.
I didn't realize until earlier this evening, but: I'm tired. Not just long day tired. Exhausted of resources tired. Emotionally. Spiritually. Physically. Tired. A year and five months ago, I packed up my car & moved my life 1300 miles away, in answer to God's call - a move I knew from the start was … Continue reading Find Rest My Soul
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.
"This isn't life, right? It's supposed to be different? Wake me up. Wake up my heart, please...