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Giving and Receiving

The past couple weeks I have felt a little out of balance. Life has been crazy, and the unknown has been weighing me down. Today I finally feel more balanced. Achieving balance in your life is not about time or money, but rather giving and receiving. In order to find peace and joy in each… Continue reading Giving and Receiving

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Waiting on the other shoe to drop

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

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#WednesdayWisdom

How to find peace in chaos We all want to be happy and at peace, right? This is so easy to do when we have clarity and simplicity in our lives. However, I am almost certain that no one’s life is simple and easy day after day. Most days are jam packed with to do… Continue reading #WednesdayWisdom

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Are you an Oyster or a Pearl?

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?

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Quality Over Quantity

After spending the weekend with my long distance best friend who came to visit me I am left feeling happy and blessed. It got me thinking about how we spend our time with those we love. I cherish every time my friend comes down and I don’t want to waste a minute of our precious… Continue reading Quality Over Quantity

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Mindfulness

Live in the present. Today I am enthralled with the concept of mindfulness. It is the concept of being completely consumed with the present with a heightened awareness of your surroundings. This state of mindfulness should not be confused with a time when you notice every little thing that is wrong, because it is not… Continue reading Mindfulness