Why we need to talk about emotional pain

Why we need to talk about emotional pain

  Emotional pain is something everyone deals with even though many don’t want to talk about it. Some hide it out of fear and shame. Some still fail to see the need to talk about it believing a person ought to just get over whatever is bothering them. But there is no just get over […]

Say Goodbye or not?

To Say Goodbye, or not?

  Letting go is painful. But we have a choice. Before the U.S. housing market crash, my husband became unemployed and could only find work in a state thousands of miles and three time zones away. A place called Arizona. Accepting the job would force us to say goodbye to the life we knew and […]

2 kinds of self-care

2 kinds of self-care

If you’re looking for things to do for self-care, online there are a plethora of listicles ranging from 10 to 134 ideas for you. I started making my own kind of list until I thought Who needs another to-do list? Self-care is not rooted in performing tasks. Self-care is behavior that follows the mindset of […]

3 ways I'm learning to take care of me

3 Ways I’m Learning to Take Care of Me

  ~ A guest post by Anne Peterson sharing her struggle with self-care. ~   I hated her, plain and simple. And I knew it was wrong, but every time I saw her I was filled with disgust. The problem was, I saw her every time I looked into the mirror. I’ll admit it, I […]

Incredible power of song

WHY THERE’S INCREDIBLE POWER IN SONG (16 songs to encourage)

Encouragement is like air. We need it repetitively just like we need to keep breathing to live. There are many ways we gain encouragement. I’ve written about quotes, books, and words from our spiritual source. Here let’s talk about songs. Songs are the merging of words and music together. You know that. But the merging creates […]