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
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.
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).
My heart is left broken and bare; so, tonight, I have a new poem to share...
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
Today, I was struck by the thought: When I become a mom, I should probably work part-time...
Time for another flash fiction post 🙂 I am quite enjoying using the 5 minute time-frame to write something not only flash in length, but time written in. Also, doing these little flash fiction posts has re-ignited my love for writing fiction, so I've decided that once our #Write31Days challenge has ended, I'm going to once … Continue reading Rainstorm (Ascent from Madness)
I have spent a lot of time recently thinking lately about where I've been, where I am, and where I want to be. I am so thankful I am not where I was...But, I am also thankful for each step of the journey, as hard as they have been. I appreciate where I am now. … Continue reading What Dreams May Come