Revelations of Divine Love is the oldest surviving book in the English language that is written by a woman. The author, Julian of Norwich, once wrote “all shall be well, and all shall be well, and all manner of things shall be well.” Julian lived from 1342 to 1416 and almost nothing is known of … [Read more...] about All Shall Be Well
If I’ve had a bad day of writing (meaning what I’ve tried to put on the page, if anything, makes me cringe and want to throw my laptop across the room) I’m learning that one of the best things I can do is to switch gears. I go downstairs to my exercise mat and weights, turn on some loud music, and … [Read more...] about Light in the Darkness
I struggle with self-worth. It's been a struggle for most of my life. But, I'm learning that I am more than who or what others think I am or believe me to be. In all honesty this is still something I struggle with today. It typically escalates when my depression or anxiety is affecting me. There … [Read more...] about Where I Find My Worth
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 True Wellness: Julie, 39, Director of Recovery Ministries
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?
No one enjoys hardships, but as much as we want to avoid struggles, they are a reality of life and believers are not exempt. In fact, scripture says we will experience all sorts of trials. My brothers and sisters, consider it nothing but joy when you fall into all sorts of trials, because you … [Read more...] about Count it Joy