There’s nothing like thinking that you are mere steps away from having the exact life you’ve always wanted, only to have it all unravel to a complete disaster in an instant. I should have seen it coming but I was in denial. I was devastated. I felt stupid and unloved. I lost the place I called … [Read more...] about True Wellness: Emily, 37, Piano Teacher
Peace Prayer of Saint FrancisLord, make me an instrument of your peace:where there is hatred, let me sow love;where there is injury, pardon;where there is doubt, faith;where there is despair, hope;where there is darkness, light;where there is sadness, joy.O divine Master, grant that I may not so … [Read more...] about Where There is Hatred, Let Me Sow Love
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
There are moments in your life that define who you are and set you on a path you did not expect to walk. It could be the birth of a child, your wedding day, a near death experience, or the loss of a loved one. For me, it was the loss of my mother. My mom was diagnosed with breast cancer when I … [Read more...] about True Wellness: Karen, 53, Mortgage Broker
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?
I believe I am a kind and loving person. I haven't really struggled with showing love to others I have known in the past, even those I have not known... but today I am finding myself needing Jesus to help me love some individuals in my life. It's safe to say we all hurt those we love, maybe not … [Read more...] about Called To Love