Why I Traded Candy Crushing for Embroidery

Why I traded Candy Crushing for Embroidery We all do it. We have some way of allowing ourselves to morph into zombies most evenings after long days of running, working, cooking, cleaning, and/or tending to the needs and demands of our families and friends. Sometimes I sit in front of Netflix for an hour or…

Live YOUR Life – Review and Tool from Byron Katie’s Book

Live YOUR Life – Review and Tool from Byron Katie’s Book Today I have discarded all of my notes and want to write from recent experience. Many of my friends and loved ones are going through very serious trials and tribulations. As I listen to them speak of these things in my mind I so…

Subjected to Truth

Today I have discarded all of my notes and want to write from recent experience. Many of my friends and loved ones are going through very serious trials and tribulations. As I listen to them speak of these things in my mind I so clearly hear their heart crying out, “Why?! I just want this…

Preparing our Nets for Harvest

Preparing our Nets for Harvest Recently I was invited by my friend Madison Brown to Elizabethtown College where she is a senior.  She took my husband and me to a quaint coffee house in the downtown district that was so comfortable, casual, and wonderful that I felt as if I were stepping onto the 90’s…

Attitude of Lack – Removing the Belief System

Attitude of Lack – Removing the Belief System Our words have power and our beliefs have power over our lives.  The bible is clear about this:  “The tongue has the power of life and death…” Proverbs 18:21 and “For as he thinks in his heart, so he is.”  Proverbs 23:7 Recently someone prayed over my…

Things Break – But we don’t have to! (Part 1 of 2)

Things break.  This is not a pessimistic viewpoint or a negative one; it is a reality and one that we must face as we go through life.  Lately I have experienced a lot of breaking with the one thing that everyone else takes for granted:  Legs.  Due to my extremely high amputation it is essential…

Chaos Free Circles – Operating from a place of peace

It is my desire today to write about chaos.  Chaos is all around us and affects us in so many ways.  For several years I heard from a therapist, “I don’t do chaos” and one day I finally asked her what this meant.  It makes sense that we try to stay away from drama and…

Operating from a Healthy Standpoint – Providing Feedback

We all have encountered a person or situation where we find ourselves being “dumped” with scenarios that we can see so clearly as an outsider.  In these situations it is so tempting to tell that person just what “we think” and give advice.  Even though in our mind we rationalize that if someone is sharing…

Do Relationships Require Rescuing?

***The below is one “crutchprint in the sand” of my personal life.  I am not an expert or a therapist but am only speaking from personal experience and observation.  I do not expect complete resignment to the statements below.  My plan for the below is that it become a work in progress as I grow…