Sometimes the best thing you can do for your mental health is just stop and rest. To try to force anything during that time causes more breaks in the defenses. Not my best day but feeling better now. Tomorrow will be better. Time to relax, reset, and pray clearly with my heart while my mind… Continue reading 3-18-17 Stop
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"I thought a little vacation would solve my problems. It seemed to coat the surface, but could not quell the volcano within." I scribbled this down yesterday when going through a tidal wave of anger, frustration, and sadness. I had gone on a mini birthday vacation this past weekend, and felt like it took away the… Continue reading Scribbles
I've forgotten about how truly important beauty is and what it means for my life. Of course, there are more urgent matters throughout the day, everyday. As a mom, making sure my kids are fed, that they are taken care of, that they are safe-these things are more important than the kinds of beauty I've… Continue reading The Importance of Beauty
Going through a very transitional period in my life. I can feel the pull to either make it or break it. Vernon Courtland Johnson once read me, in passing while reading the rest of my family in more depth. I was busy vending at an art show, so I only had time to say hello.… Continue reading Happiness – A Journey
Being a work at home mom, I tend to overwork myself, even when I know it's unhealthy for myself. Many moms I know tend to put themselves at the bottom of the family totem pole, and I am guilty of that. VERY GUILTY. It's only when mom gets sick or has a nervous breakdown does… Continue reading Priorities, priorities, priorities!
Today was a difficult one for me. Didn't get any cleaning done and barely any cooking. I am prone to depression and for whatever reason, it got a hold of me. We moms have a lot of things we have to deal with for everyone else in our families. Sometimes it's hard to just do… Continue reading Hard Work at Home Monday