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Learn F.A.C.E. to confront!

Learn F.A.C.E. to confront!

Do you need to learn to confront so you can grow and have healthy conversations? Once upon a time, I dreaded this topic. I studied. Read. Studied some more, as I had a mountain of anger that was boiling within me and I had to learn to address that without spewing it...

How do I grow in my self-confidence?

How do I grow in my self-confidence?

Before He created the universe, the Lord Himself had His designer eye on you. Believe this Truth to grow in your self-confidence. Remember the childhood game, “Red Rover, Red Rover, send Annie right on over?” Your name is shouted out, called out, desired, needed, and...

Are you addicted to the approval of others?

Are you addicted to the approval of others?

Are you a people pleaser? I read that 10% - 15 % of the people we meet in life will never like us.  SO - 85% to 90 % will like us!! 🙂  So why allow such a small number of people to control our life and scare us in how we choose to respond. Let’s try this to see if...

How do you grow your faith?

How do you grow your faith?

How do you grow your faith? You have to exercise your faith muscles in the domain of your life that you get stuck in. So how do you do that?  Begin with the reality of your life.  Very basic, you take stock or inventory right where you’re at. And if you keep repeating...

Finding Beauty in the Midst of Oppression!

Finding Beauty in the Midst of Oppression!

Finding beauty in the midst of oppression takes work. Focus. A Choice. A deliberate look about. Where have you searched or what have you searched for in the midst of pain, suffering, waiting, and/or oppression? Last week, I stopped the car when temps were bitter cold...

How do you stop the fear filled thought train?

How do you stop the fear filled thought train?

Thoughts are ideas. They can be loaded with lies or truth, or a mix of both. How do you stop the fear filled thought train?  Learn to live in a day tight compartment!  As we begin a new year and are slugging toward the end of this month, you may have had issues...

10 Q/A about Emotional Abuse Recovery Work.

10 Q/A about Emotional Abuse Recovery Work.

Piercings from abuse cut long and deep into our souls.  It can be mental, emotional, spiritual, verbal, physical, sexual, and/or financial abuse.  Emotional abuse can linger long after all other abuse has stopped. Abuse violates the core of our soul. Ask anyone that...

Three tips to derail sadness!

Three tips to derail sadness!

How do you derail sadness to stop spinning, sitting, and souring in it? True story. Years ago on weekdays, when 3:00 in the afternoon chimed my thoughts galloped off to my teens. I wondered how their school day was. What kind of friends did they have? And how was...

10 Steps to Prepare for a New Year!

10 Steps to Prepare for a New Year!

I want more love and joy and meaning in my life. Where do I begin to prepare for a new year? Take inventory of your life: spiritually, mentally, emotionally, physically, relationally, financially, and with your life purpose/career. If you don’t know how to do that, in...

What is covert abuse?

What is covert abuse?

"What is covert abuse?" a woman asked. I am taking time to address this in a blog post, as in the month of December domestic violence can increase by 20%. So what is covert abuse? First, let me share what abuse is. We hear this word spoken flippantly these days. And...