A week ago, I felt discouraged. The beginning of my day started great, but everything from there spiraled downward. The social event didn't work out, I'm discouraged about a tea party, I'm sad about Christmas (!) and the room smells like barf. So how do you free yourself from discouragement when plans fail?
This Christmas -- I’ll be honest. I’m feeling stressed, overworked, anxious, nervous. It’s a stark contrast to last year--last year I had an Excel sheet gift list, gave everyone their gifts by December 11, made bags of homemade hot chocolate for people, had all my blog articles written, Christmas playlist on point, house decorated. This… Continue reading This Christmas
Starting over. I think it's a universal desire, something everyone can relate to; can you?
I’ve been doing a lot of stretching and flexibility practice these past few weeks, thanks to Alivia D'Andrea and her inspirational tutorials. Anyway, me being the nerdy theology geek I am, I began to notice a similarity between stretching one’s body and stretching one’s heart. Like this. A big part of flexibility is pushing past… Continue reading Inward Hips, Inward Heart
A few days ago, I came home from a trip. My dad told me, “Charles Krauthammer died today. Maybe you’ve heard of this too. Now, do I know him personally? No. Do I agree with all his politics? Do you? Perhaps not. But that’s not what I’m talking about here. To me, having heard his… Continue reading God’s Plan (for real, though)