Photo of a tree taken in Texas by Anthea Kotlan From what I see on social media, she’s been living a charmed life. Every project she tackles is successful, her husband adores her, and her children all sing her praises. She works full-time, homeschools, grows organic vegetables, and in her free time, she published three … Continue reading Am I Falling into the Trap of Comparison Culture?￼
A stone step trail in the Blue Ridge Mountains The steep trail took me deep into the hardwood canopy, and then I rounded a corner to catch a glimpse of how far up I had climbed. The valley below rolled out before me, displaying every possible shade of green, brown, gold, orange, and red. October … Continue reading How Do I Keep From Falling?
"We cannot feel secure until we are seen, soothed and safe."Dr. Curt Thompson With a bucket in one hand, and the other firmly grasped by my grandmother, we embarked on a grand adventure as the sun began slowly setting. Out and about when I would usually be tucked up in bed gave me such a … Continue reading What Makes You Feel Secure?
Waking up in a dark hotel room can feel utterly disorienting. For a moment I can’t tell where I am or even determine where the light switch might be? Those wonderful blackout curtains stand guard against any light seeping into the room. After a few seconds, orientation begins to take hold, and I remember where … Continue reading Perspective Shift
In Psalm 37, the psalmist offers an antidote for fretting or being fearful.