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21 Ways to Show Love to Yourself

21 Ways to Show Love to Yourself

If you’ve been through any type of trauma, or are trying to heal from major trials, it’s important to take care of yourself and nurture yourself (aka—love yourself). Be kind to yourself, be gentle. Show compassion and charity to yourself, the way you would a […]

How Can I Develop Faith in Jesus Christ?

How Can I Develop Faith in Jesus Christ?

  A number of years ago I was prompted to audition for a community theater role. This was a huge stretch for me, as I am NOT an actor. Surprisingly, I was given a lead role with a solo part and no understudy. Opening night […]

Thoughts on “Gifted Hands” the Ben Carson Story

Thoughts on “Gifted Hands” the Ben Carson Story

I recently read Ben Carson’s autobiography and was very inspired by many of the experiences he shared. Anger Removed When Ben was in ninth grade he had a horrible, angry temper. One day while he and a friend were listening to a transistor radio, his […]

Hygee challenge Update and Books to Change Your Life

Hygee challenge Update and Books to Change Your Life

Week two of my Hygee Challenge resulted in my being sick with a sinus infection all week long.  Yuck.  It was definitely a slow week and I was able to read a bit, and, by virtue of my illness, self-nurture a bit more than I […]

8 Types of Journals to Keep

8 Types of Journals to Keep

I have been keeping a journal in one form or another most of my life. My first official journal entry was written the day I turned eight years old. I received a journal as a birthday gift that day. From that point on I have […]

Don’t Let Go

Don’t Let Go

As I was scrolling Instagram this morning, I saw a post that made me think of a song I’d written many years ago called Don’t Let Go. This person spoke of their personal struggle and holding on to hope. I know what it’s like to […]

Joy Exchange

Joy Exchange

Recently, I had the opportunity to participate in a Joy Exchange through the My Giant Strawberry website.  Each participant gave their contact information to Anne (the owner of the site) and she gave it to another participant.  The idea was to make something by hand and send it […]

Why Should I Try Something New?

Why Should I Try Something New?

If you’ve been reading my blog, you’ve probably noticed I’ve been writing stories lately that are somehow connected to water. The water has been a great teacher for me. Probably because it’s unpredictable, and challenging, and compelling. It leaves an impression on the soul that […]

Hygee Challenge Journal Week One

Hygee Challenge Journal Week One

Each week I will post a page to track my progress and thoughts about my hygee challenge.  I will add all entries for the week to that week’s post. Day 1 Today the hygee challenge was born.  It started when I had about 30 minutes of down time and noticed […]

Four Week Hygee Challenge

Four Week Hygee Challenge

  If you asked my husband, he would say I’m very efficient.  I get a lot done.  I don’t like wasting time.  I make the most of every moment… or do I?  What does that really mean?  To make the most of each moment?  I guess until today […]