I set out for my hideaway today. It is a place I fell in love with back in 2009. It has since grown to hundreds more acres, but holds the same meaning for me. The Wild Animal Sanctuary (TWAS) is a retirement home for captive carnivores. These animals should never have been a pet or …
I don't want to be this person. This early aging woman. I don't know how to change this trajectory, or how to embrace it.
When I close my eyes and see myself as Jesus sees me, I am free. The challenge returns to weight loss and healthy living-physical health and mental health, not negative thinking.
...when you reflect compassion in this wisdom, when you love yourself in your own imperfections, when you love and accept others in theirs, you will find peace.
Christians don't always comprehend the road to robust mental health. Our detour isn't always a sign of slipping away, but can be a sign of rising up.
If we took a few moments to consider our words wisely, or to determine if our words are necessary at all, we would change things. Most importantly, we would change ourselves.
Self-reliance apart from Christ, is prison to self. We were freed from that long ago.
I learned a few years ago, if I get away, I had to force myself to let go. This is self care!
Don't lose sight of your marriage while in the marriage. One day you will appreciate that you held on.