One of the things my husband and I love to do together is go to the beach. It doesn't matter what season, we enjoy being near the water. There is something about being near the ocean that is calming for us. Listening to the methodical lapping of the gentle waves, or the pounding and crashing of … [Read more...] about And It Became Calm
It’s well past midnight, and sleep is elusive. I’ve come to embrace these hours when the Holy Spirit places someone on my heart, and we commune together as I pray for that person or situation. Sometimes I write in my prayer journal things that are only shared by myself and God alone. A good book … [Read more...] about True Wellness: Roxie, 64, Retired
When I was young, all I wanted to be was a mother. I was drawn to babies like the stereotypical “moth to a flame.” Anywhere I went, if the opportunity arose, I had a baby on my hip. But I have mild Cerebral Palsy: ataxia and hemiplegia. This means it affects my balance and predominantly impacts … [Read more...] about True Wellness: Heidi, 45, EPA and Case Aide
September often brings with it a feeling of melancholy for me. Despite the cozy feels and the beauty of the fall leaves and the urge to be in the kitchen baking, the melancholy still comes. I think a lot of people deal with this shift in mood when summer closes. The amount of sun to enjoy gets … [Read more...] about How Long Will You Forget Me?
Not long ago a question was posted on the Well Christian Woman Facebook page: “What does true wellness mean to you?” I commented on that post by saying “True wellness to me in realizing who I am in Christ. Working on not allowing the world's views and opinions guide me and influence me but … [Read more...] about Am I Well?
Sometimes it feels like God is only interested in the big things. That we should only ask Him for things that are crucial, life and death. Things big enough to be worthy of His attention. I am blessed with family and friends and resources while there are people all over the world suffering far more … [Read more...] about Big and Small Things