I’ve never been a big fan of Valentines Day. Today was no different. Had it not been for the fact that I work in schools, I would have completely forgotten today was a holiday. However, today is about love and not necessarily the “in love” kind of love. It’s about kindness and showing others you … More Love a Little More
Am I Good Enough? I am a sore loser. In a sense, I take criticism well. I always take it to heart and make adjustments where needed, but often I take it to heart far too heavily. That little voice whispers, “you’re not good enough.” My self-expectations are set to an unrealistic standard. I shy … More I’m Not Good Enough
Sometimes it is difficult to remember why we are here. We voluntarily put ourselves in to situations and then once we have a moment to sit back and realize what we have done, we question why. This has been the theme as of late. It has been a roller coaster full of: Am I doing … More Am I Good Enough?
Every year I look forward to YoungLives camp and every year it exceeds my expectations. It is one week of the year that love shines through no matter what happens. It is the one time that the expectations are simple: to love. Showing love is not always simple. It is difficult to show love when … More It’s Simple
With a blog/website title of “A Storm You Can Weather” how could I not write when the daily prompt was simply the word, storm. I love a good storm, yet they terrify me. I love the roar of thunder and the sound of rain. However, lightning is one of my biggest fears. Why is it … More Storm
The saying, “when one door closes, another opens” seems to be the most commonly used phrase when it comes to decision making or trying to explain why something went wrong. Sometimes a door closes and another one does not open again for a long, long time. Sometimes a door closes and another one simply never … More Journey
When did we become people that care so little about the feelings of those around us? How often do we ask someone how they are but start thinking about something else before they answer? I wish I could say that I never did this, but I have become aware of just how frequently I do … More Who We Are |Fourth Edition|
Sunrise, Sunset, and Snow. A few of the things that God makes His presence most known to me through. Beauty radiates through the rays of the sun and brightness of the snow. How can you not feel happy after taking a deep breath of fresh snow filled air? The sunrise never looks the same as … More Sunrise, Sunset, and Snow