So what would you do if you couldn’t fail? That’s what I’ve been asking myself a lot lately. Part of the reason for this blog is to find an answer to this question. I talked myself out of starting a blog for many months. I thought ‘who would want to read what I write?’ or ‘what… Continue reading What Would You Do If You Could Not Fail?
I think we all have an idea of what we want our lives to look like. Goals, dreams, and expectations for our families, friendships, careers, health, etc. ‘By the time I’m (whatever age or time frame) I want to accomplish x, y, z’. Some of you may have done or are in the process of… Continue reading Great Expectations
One of my favorite quotes is “There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in” – Leonard Cohen, Selected Poems, 1956-1968 . How true is that? We’re all broken people. In one way or another we need to be fixed and only God can do that. Life has a way of breaking you down… Continue reading Beauty In Brokenness
I’m looking forward to 2015. I’m so over this year. In fact I was over 2014 when it began…lol. Some of you may be able to relate. This year was hard for me on so many levels. I’ve discussed some of them in previous blog posts and I’m still working through many things. However that… Continue reading New Year, Daily Resolutions
God met me in the ache between heartbeats When breathing was too difficult I found him in the silence between thunder and lightening The gaps between raindrops I’d heard about him in the pews But grew to know him in the trenches The gutters of life When my peace was in pieces Tears too familiar… Continue reading The Meeting
Perfectionism. The overwhelming desire to get everything just right….perfect. Most of my life I’ve struggled with unrealistic expectations I’ve set for myself. I would judge myself too harshly when I felt I didn’t measure up to some ideal. I was consumed with it and many times I didn’t even know I was doing this to myself… Continue reading Confessions of a Recovering Perfectionist