From Stuck to Surrender. This is how I would describe my wellness journey over the past year and a half. I was letting life’s circumstances make me feel stuck. Initially I would say I was stuck in grief. A very good friend of mine had died and it knocked the wind out of me. But at some point the … [Read more...] about Heather, 37, Dietitian
My idea of wellness when I was younger was the ability to hold everything together. To never have too many things undone. Account for everything in my schedule. Always stay in control. I would feel so much better if I could just keep all the laundry up, house perfect, hair kept up, exercise routine … [Read more...] about Julie, 39, Director of Recovery Ministries
It was a Friday morning and my mom had just offered to take the kids to the park so I could have a few hours to myself. “Yes please!” was my response. It had been a trying week of mothering. Every meal had been a flop, I was snapping at the kids, I wasn’t finding time for exercise. My … [Read more...] about The Cross and Your Shame
Being a stay at home mama, or my more professional title of domestic engineer, was something I had wanted since the birth of our first child. Motherhood was a role in which I felt creative, productive, and joyful. While I of course went through different seasons as we welcomed babies 2, 3, 4 and 5, … [Read more...] about Katie, 35, Domestic Engineer
"For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. - Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV) Many of us know this verse. It is often used to encourage us when we feel lost, or when we need reminding that even if things are … [Read more...] about His Plan
I was watching a show the other night and there was a scene that really had me thinking about my spiritual growth. A sister is driving her brother to an AA meeting because she has just found him in his apartment with liquor bottles everywhere. He had been sober for a lengthy period and she is … [Read more...] about How Fit Am I?