Many of us complain about our jobs, relationships, finances and much more yet fail to take the necessary action to change the situation. (more…)
There is a quote in the Bible that says,
“Unrelenting disappointment leaves you heartsick, but a sudden good break can turn life around.” (Proverbs 13:12, MSG).
There is so much truth in this quote and it always resonates with us more when we feel we have exhausted our abilities and resources to make something we want or desire, happen. In disappointing times, angst can set in after a period of hoping, praying, trying again, failing and waiting. This can become challenging and if care is not taken, this can open so many doors like anxiety, fear, discouragement, hopelessness, and depression.
Let’s be completely honest here: No one likes challenging situations! Yet the fact is life happens and we all experience what I call life’s unscripted moments such as loss, poor health, setbacks, etc. These unwanted intruders invade our lives and can leave devastation in their wake. Yet, the Bible compels us to press on and move forward. (more…)
Anyone who knows me knows that this princess loves to read. From the time I learned to read, I would wolf down the contents of a book in a matter of hours. I remember the times in school where one book would go around the class and you literally had one night with the coveted item before it had to be returned.
Ok, so another year seems to be flying by and you don’t feel like you have made any progress with your goal(s) – for whatever the reason. The good news is it isn’t the end of the world. Tomorrow is another day and you can try again. No point crying over spilled milk, blaming yourself and/or others. The trick is to hope again.
In my Pilates classes, I noticed the class instructor always gives us the option of three levels of intensities to choose from. There was always an easy, medium or hard option and we were to choose the right level for us. (more…)