Healthy Relationships

Social Anxiety and Baby Steps

In my last post I talked about realizing how unhealthy my lifestyle was prior to “retirement.” One of the things that became very clear to me in my first few weeks of unemployment was that I suffered from a lot of anxiety. I’m not quite sure if this is new, or something that I have just […]

To the Women

Today was my first Mother’s Day without my mom, and it was a lot harder than I expected it to be. For someone who is not a mother, I never imagined how much I would appreciate flowers, cards, and “thinking of you” texts on Mother’s Day. I could use this space to write something about […]

Fighting the Battle Together

Sometimes it feels like life is a battlefield. We’re all fighting different wars, but as a Christian, I believe the wars waging against us are strong. We are constantly fighting attacks from the idols that can so quickly take over our lives—whether it’s status, money, approval or a myriad of other temptations. I’m new to […]

Where I’m From

I started an online writing course this week! Even though I’m already behind on my assignments, I’m pretty excited to “discover the power of my voice.” Our first assignment was to craft a “Where I’m From” poem, using memories that arose from a short brainstorming session. I won’t be posting all of my assignments, but […]

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