Scarred and Loved
I suffer from a chronic condition that I have to take medication for daily. Initially I had to ingest nine pills a day because of the severity of my condition. When my chronic condition is in remission, I am able to maintain it by only taking three pills a day. Recently my insurance company decided to no longer pay for the medication I had been taking for several years for my chronic condition. They suggested I try four other medications and stick with the one that works
Navigating Today's Turbulence
I’ve been listening to the Bible this year; Jeremiah is the most recent book I finished. While listening, a passage grabbed my attention because of how relevant it is to believers today. Jeremiah 14:14 (ESV) says, “And the Lord said to me: ‘The prophets are prophesying lies in my name. I did not send them, nor did I command them or speak to them. They are prophesying to you a lying vision, worthless divination, and the deceit of their own minds.’” The prophets were telling th
Purpose from the “Park-Hole": Embracing Emotional Healing
Earlier last week when I had to rock my First Choice Chanel boot! LOL As many of you know or if you didn’t, I sprained my ankle pretty badly about a week ago. I wish I could tell you I twisted it while working out or I was playing basketball and someone crossed me over real quick. How about it was none of that?! Instead it happened at our neighborhood playground park. This past weekend was my birthday and I had an amazing time! One of the highlights was receiving a gift from
Life is What You Make of It...
British-born American philosopher, writer, and speaker, Alan Watts, described a thought experiment in which each time you dreamed, you would dream as if you had lived 75 years and had the ability to control your dreams. He said after several nights of dreaming perfect, predictable lifetimes—you would eventually get bored. Your dreams would become less perfect, less predictable. And ultimately, you would choose to dream the life you have now, with all its imperfections and unp