So we have all heard the saying, " when one door closes another one opens." And as cliche, as it is, it's true. I have had this happen in many forms time and time again. Life happens exactly as it should, and doors that need to be open (or closed) will be when they are… Continue reading Doors
We have all had setbacks, times when we could not get ahead. These moments are not fun, but they do help to put things into perspective. Setbacks remind us to take life one day at a time. I am so thankful that we are not measured by a single day or moment in time. I… Continue reading One day at a time
How much time a week would you say you “donate” your time to someone else? How much time do you give to others expecting nothing in return? Is it more or less than the time you give yourself? Depending on your situation, this should be a balanced thing. Every week you should feel that you… Continue reading Nothing in Return
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
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
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
You are more than a title.
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?
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
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