I had a realization yesterday while listening to a sermon at church. My pastor was preaching about “enough” and he talked about how God has us and we are enough with his love on our side. I have enjoyed this sermon series, but one particular point resonated with me yesterday. He talked about how when… Continue reading Waiting on the other shoe to drop
Today I find myself thinking about confidence. I can honestly say that this is something I struggle with. I often think of everyone else being better, stronger, prettier and smarter than myself and these thoughts ultimately lead to fear which has held me back. Why is it that we listen to the negative voice in… Continue reading Confidence
We all know that pearls are formed from oysters, clams and mussels. Pearls are the result of sand and parasites entering the shell. However, did you know that the parasite that enters the oyster (for example) is then covered with layers and layers of fluid to protect the oyster and ultimately create the pearl? If you… Continue reading Are you an Oyster or a Pearl?
DON’T CAMP THERE. It is no secret that some days are just tough. Some days you wake up and have gained a pound or you spill coffee on yourself when you are already running late. How you let that affect the rest of your day, though, is what matters. You are allowed to be frustrated,… Continue reading Bad Days
KEEP MOVING FORWARD. Today I am feeling empowered and ready to take on the world. My husband and I have an insane number of things to get done before we can even make progress on our business venture, but I am feeling overwhelmingly positive. While we both have moments where we become overwhelmed by the… Continue reading How do you eat an elephant?
WHAT HAVE YOU DONE FOR ME LATELY? Months ago my former boss and I were talking about fundraising and how so much of this profession revolves around the question, “what have you done for me lately?”. This has stuck with me, but in a different way. I wonder what would happen if we were to ask… Continue reading Ask Yourself
OUR PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS Over the past several months I have struggled with a perpetual need for balance and control over my own destiny. After much thought, prayer and conversation with my husband. We have decided to step out of our comfort zone and start our own business. Today is my last day in my current… Continue reading Last Day
YOUR TUESDAY THOUGHTS. “There is pleasure in the pathless woods.” – Lord Byron This was the quote from my tea today and it got me thinking. Every day we make decisions. We decide when to get up, what to wear, what to eat, so on and so forth. These decisions mostly come easy, but not… Continue reading #TuesdayTea
Your daily reminder to be unapologetically you. Today I am filled the with overwhelming sense of peace. I am living proof that life is not perfect, but that perfection is not what makes it each day so beautiful and wonderful. Your life is made up of choices. Each day you can choose to work hard,… Continue reading Live the life you love
I stumbled across this Ted Talk today about the "power of yet" and had a great realization. In today's fast paced world we all have a tendency to want things right and right now. I have found that, since I have grown up with technology at my finger tips and endless opportunities all around me, I… Continue reading The Power of “YET”