A New Affirmation

There are times when my heart aches and I question why I’ve had to go through so much hardship. Once I’m far enough past a difficult event I’m often able to identify blessings, recognize growth in myself, and sometimes even be thankful for the ways life has changed for the better because of the hardship.Continue reading “A New Affirmation”

Time To Start Shining

My life has been exceptionally difficult lately for reasons that many can relate to: isolation and loneliness as a result of quarantine, homeschooling and children home more often than before, heaviness that comes with living in a pandemic, job loss and navigating life for multiple months on unemployment, never-ending changes to routine, schedule, and householdContinue reading “Time To Start Shining”

Scared To Try Again

The contradiction between my emotions and dreams has halted my progress. I’m stuck and desperate to be freed from this cage, yet lacking the strength necessary to fight. I don’t feel like myself and I don’t like it. We can all say that this year has been tough, but I always look for the upsideContinue reading “Scared To Try Again”