Posts tagged family
What Matters More?

As parents we can become so fixated on things that consume most of our time, energy and attention, yet these things have very little to do with raising our children to become healthy adults. We want to give our family the best opportunities and experiences. As these become our focus, we sadly lose out on what matters more,

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Unedited

How do you “edit” your life? We all have enough technology and Social platforms to showcase our “preferred” self, the side that we want the world to see. We “post” our happy times. This “good” stuff masks the reality that most of our everyday moments are not that “post-worthy”. Who wants to share the painful argument, miscarriage, or their messy, laundry piled home?

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Why Are You Fearful?

About a month ago I awoke at 2am fueled by fear over family members who were enduring tremendous hardship. My mind turmoiled over all the things that were not going well and how I wished things could’ve been. In the gap between what was and what I wanted it to be I was completely powerless to help.   

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Love and Anger

Have you ever known the right thing to do, however in a moment of anger or temptation did something completely different? Maybe you’ve had the inner battle where you want to speak up and share how you really felt about something, but fear held you back. Or possibly you did say something, maybe even too much and felt guilty for your words or your actions.

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Broken Identity

I’d imagine the internal pain really began when I started to see my own image in relation to others. I wanted to be a popular girl, invited to parties, liked by all. I wanted to be better at sports. I wanted to be slimmer, prettier, chosen for a slow dance. Oh, how I waited on the sidelines just hoping some cute boy would ask me to dance.

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