Finding God When He Seems to be Hiding.

What happens when you can’t see God’s hand? When it feels like the Spirit is showing up for everyone else, but is hiding from you? Do you feel like you’re not looking for God’s hand the right way? Like you’re the only one on the planet who isn’t good enough or loved enough to see evidence of His mysterious ways?

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When the World Seems Dark

I don’t want to be a Debbie downer today so hang with me, inspiration and hope are just a few paragraphs away. 

I’m sure by now you have heard the news about the tragic fire that engulfed one of our worlds most beautiful, spiritual, historic landmarks, the Notre Dame Cathedral. I was deeply saddened to hear about this and found it encouraging to hear about the plans to begin the rebuilding process. 

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What to do When You're in a Funk!

I’ve got to be honest today. For no particular reason I have had a sucky week! I’ve been in a funk. My body has just not felt right. My mindset, well not so hot. Have you ever had these kinds of days or weeks? 

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How to Break the Cycle of FOMO!

Now that we have awareness and understanding about what I believe to be the root cause of FOMO, we can talk about how to break this cycle that causes us so much craziness in our lives.

I say breaking the cycle because I’m guessing that you are looking for something that will stick. Something deeper that will transform your mind and your habits. That is precisely why I am not going to give you an exhaustive list of shallow do’s and don’ts. I think you’ve been there done that. 

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Do You Have FOMO?

FOMO. What is it? Do you have it? Should you be concerned about it? 

If you just experienced a surge of panic, broke out into a cold sweat, grabbed your phone to google FOMO, and jumped onto Facebook to join a FOMO group; then you most likely are experiencing FOMO in your life.

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You are Loved More Than You Can Comprehend!

Happy Valentines Day my friend!

For some people this day can be a season of candy and hearts and all things lovely. That is awesome!

But for some it can be a time of depression, sadness, anger, bitterness and un-forgiveness. All of us have experienced loss of some kind. As hard as it is, loss is part of life. I guess I'm feeling a bit melancholy today. Bear with me and read on...

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What is Your Life All About?

It all began in June 2010. Nothing extraordinary had happened, just every day life activities and stress that left me feeling burned out mentally, spiritually and physically. 

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I Have Intentionally Not Asked You This Question... yet

Hiya!

I intentionally haven’t asked you about your word for the year. Why? Because the expectation from the “word for the year police,” seems to be that we are supposed to have it chosen by January 1st. Well, if you know me at all you know that I do not follow the traditional “rules.”

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5 Tools to Make This the Best Christmas Season Yet!

Why is it that the holidays can bring out the best AND worst in us; especially at family gatherings?  It’s not that we don’t love and care for them, because we do. It’s just that weird dynamic that sometimes happens and then makes us get all wonky. 

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Is Fear Keeping You Stuck?

Facing our Fears! Gaahh! What a topic huh! We all have them, fears I mean. We all face them, or we don't. You know what I’m referring to…the kinds of fears that run our lives and keep us paralyzed from moving forward in life.

Now seems like the appropriate time to…

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Chapter 4 - Loving Well When it Hurts Like Hell.

How do you love well when it hurts like hell? How do you love well when your heart is hanging out of your chest, broken and bleeding? How do you love well when your family has been attacked and slandered? How do you love well when the bullies in the church are making your life absolutely miserable? 

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Chapter 3 - What Matters Most When Your Heart and Trust Has Been Broken.

Okay, yes I’m still a little cynical. I came clean in chapter 1 that I still have a little bit of “attitude,” to put it gently.

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Chapter 2 - How to know if You are Smack Dab in the Midst of Religious Fog.

Hiya! If you read my last post, you know that we are in the midst of a mini-series if you will. The topic is something my heart is very passionate about. It’s in part, much of my own life experience and how I have seen it affect people I love, friends and clients. If you missed the last post you can check it out here. 

Grab yourself a drink and sit with me for a little while.

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Chapter 1 - Cutting Through the Religious Fog.

I’m staring a new series today. A mini-series if you will. I want to get very real with you and my hope is that it will bring empowerment and encouragement to you, if you are having a similar life experience.

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Times of Uncertainty Can Make Us Feel Crazy!

I'm sharing some of my journal musings with you today. Don't worry, I won't share the stuff that would make you think I'm completely whacked! :)

I’ve been dealing with uncertainty in my life lately, perhaps you have been too. I’m hoping this gives you food for thought & encouragement.

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I See You!

A few months ago I was at the liquor store.  Yes I admit I am a wine and beer snob.  After I made my purchase of a lovely bottle of wine, I walked out the door to make my way to my car.

Outside the door sitting on the sidewalk was a lady…

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