The ocean has always been a place of renewal for me. A place to center my mind and heart. A place where I can take all that is weighing me down, and let that shit go. I was looking forward to doing just that while watching the rhythmic dance of the ocean. In with the good, out with the bad.
And just like any hardship, I know this is exactly how I’ll make it through to the other side of this brokenness and struggle. I will stare up at the bar. I will grip it tightly. Push down my heels and pull my shoulder blades together, and I will push that bar up, faster than I have before. Even though it’s heavier.
And I will feel strong.
Sometimes, we need reminders. Be Strong and Courageous (Joshua 1:9) Yesterday, I had the opportunity to speak to a group of women about my faith journey. I’ve done speaking engagements before, but never ever had I spoken about my faith, in a church, to a group of women I didn’t know. This was a […]
Fighters. It’s what we are. I’ve never really thought of myself as one before. Because we’ve all been through stuff. We all have our troubles, challenges, hardships. There isn’t a single person on this planet that hasn’t. So me making it from one day to the next, doesn’t strike me as anything out of the […]
I am. Two simple words we say often, followed by an adjective. Or a noun. Or one of those other more complicated parts of our language. We’re always busy trying to fill in the blank. I am _________. Seriously. Am I alone here? I feel like I’m constantly trying to fill in the blank. Literally […]
Two Moments. Two key moments in my life when I felt I wasn’t enough. Can you think of two times in your life when you felt this way? Can you name them? You can probably think of many more than two moments. Am I right? By now, if you’ve read any posts over the last […]