The other day, my son and I had come to an impasse. We are vacationing right now, so there is not a lot of sleep and too much busyness and sugar. The combination, plus my son’s tendency to take all the FEELINGS he has and stick an Anger filter on them, led to a rough… Continue reading world changer.
Fear is a funny thing. On the one hand, fear can help us stay safe. I promote my kids’ fears of things like the road, the oven, going into the pool without me. As they age, these fears will change shape, becoming a little bit smaller, but still big enough to (hopefully) keep them from… Continue reading fear.
This may be news to some of you, but outside of this blog, I run a business that is built around helping people find freedom from various types of chains by making better life choices and incorporating essential oils into those changes. It’s been an incredible blessing for my family, and for the countless families… Continue reading finding freedom.
you can find part 1 HERE! and part 2 HERE! After getting through the swim, I felt a giddy bubble rising up, following the same trail as the fear bubble that came before it. I whispered, “I can do this” as I trudged up through the sand and onto the path that would take me… Continue reading the race, part 3.
You can find part 1 HERE if you missed it… otherwise, read on! You know, I didn’t know it at the time, but I was smiling going into the water. I really had no idea. In my head, I was focused on the first orange buoy, which seemed miles away. Just get to that,… Continue reading the race, part 2.
The noise was low, but enough to draw my eyes open, albeit slowly. It was light out, though it was that soft morning light, the kind that is the most peaceful and nourishing and quiet. It’s often missed by everyone except the earliest of risers. Which definitely does not include me. Paul turned the alarm… Continue reading the race. part 1.
I have had an emotional couple of days, days which filled me to the breaking point, literally, of the highs and the lows of work, relationships, and self-introspection. I don’t need to go into details, because what happened isn’t very important. That’s how it goes sometimes. Things happen to us which wring us dry, and… Continue reading rest.