It happens in a moment. The freedom you hoped for is <poof> gone. When you have planned a birthday weekend at the beach with your husband. All the kids are in their places. On the way south to the sand and surf, you receive a phone call from your son who has had a head to… Read More Just When You Thought You Were Free
Ut-oh, you’re desperate Desperate doesn’t look pretty. It’s wild in the eyes with fingernails clawing for something just beyond your reach. Desperate doesn’t feel pretty either. It’s like a punch in the gut that leaves you hallow, empty, and in pain. Desperation is real and can happen to the strongest of hearts. But, it doesn’t have to be a bad… Read More When Desperate Is A Good Thing
Balance sounds nice. A balanced life sounds calm, steady, manageable, and peaceful. Balance in areas like: home and work, exercise and eating, spending time with your kids and having time to yourself. Also, internal balance with: patience and discipline, gentleness and strength, serving others and loving your family, grace and truth in relationships. For many years, a balanced… Read More Why I Stopped Trying To Balance My Life
Some mornings when the 6 a.m. alarm goes off, I AM STILL TIRED! My eyes open up into a pool of weariness. I step into the exhaustion that I left the day before. Ugh. It stinks. Do you wonder if there is a pathway out of this lethargy? Yes, my friend. Yes, there is.