Peace Isn't Just For Christmas

Peace Isn’t Just For Christmas

  ~ A guest post by Jennifer Ullrich sharing how to have peace all the time. ~   Peace may be a big subject around Christmas but we need it all the time. Not just at Christmas. I learned some lessons about this after I almost ruined Christmas a few years ago. It started with […]

8 Ways to Feed Your Joy This Holiday Season

8 Ways to Feed Your Joy This Holiday Season

  ~ A guest post by Danie Botha sharing how to increase your joy this holiday season. ~   When joy has slipped from our lives we live busy, if not bleak and boring lives. We get up in the morning, go to work, get home, eat, watch TV and go to bed. Tomorrow we […]

2 ways to become more kind

2 Ways to Become More Kind

    Becoming more kind is important because kindness can change the world. I learned its world-changing powers by studying what true kindness is and wrote What In The World Does It Mean to Be Kind. Then I gathered stories from individuals I know to see ways kindness had changed their world. Kindness is powerful […]

What to Do When You Can't Press Through Emotional Pain

What to Do When You Can’t Press Through Emotional Pain

  I’ve been struggling emotionally. Personal frustrations, disappointments, and losses. Friends going through traumatic things. Being unable to help them. Unanswered questions of why and how come. Frustration. Sorrow. Grief. Uncertainty. Confusion. Pain. Pain. Pain. All different kinds. It’s worse when they all coalesce. Meld together in complexity making them larger than they are alone. […]

Why it's hard to embrace who you are & what to do

Why It’s Hard to Embrace Who You Are and What to Do

  It’s no secret many people have trouble embracing who they are. Why is that? What does it mean to embrace who you are? And why is it so hard? Is there anything we can do to change it? I struggled for a long time on this issue but I’ve learned some things that have […]