I don’t know what it is about Christmas. I put my game face on. I tell myself its “just like the last 10 years you’ve celebrated Christmas away from your family” and yet, I feel the ache of another Christmas away from the people who taught me the truth about Christmas. It’s a slippery slope from there to feeling Scrooge-y. My goal is to feel the ache and let it be a reminder to celebrate, and when you celebrate you share. So, I’m sharing with you some things that have inspired me to banish the Scrooge and live with perspective this month.
Category Archives: Inspiration
I can see it faintly in the cracks of my being. An ache to be more like them. It’s a longing for the carefree-fall-into-bed-exhausted-but-happy days of childhood, but it’s also more. My boys teach me by example that it’s better to just DO life instead of planning it to the hilt. Life should be an […]
For the love. For the love of authenticity and discovering FEAR as a friend and digging deep and UNEARTHING our truest selves and seeing GOD in life and understanding our own HEARTS. For the love of grace and goodness and sunsets and the pursuit of the unimaginable. For the love of all these things… LET’S DREAM. […]
Making mistakes is inevitable. I’ve made a lot. I’ve second guessed myself, lost faith in projects, and answered everything under the sun with “I don’t know!” due to a paralyzing fear of failure. It can be so discouraging to “pull ourselves up by our bootstraps” when all we smell is the stench of failure and […]
All I have seen teaches me to trust the Creator for all I have not seen. Ralph Waldo Emerson I started asking God for moments. I knew it was a selfish thing to do, but I asked anyway. I asked for moments that would mean something to to me. Moments that only God and I […]