Twists, Turns and a Pivotal Change

a wellness pivotal change

Life is full of surprises, twists, and turns. The path often shifts and we either adapt or get lost along the way. Our wellness journey can be similar. We’re functioning and feeling fine then sudden changes blow in by circumstance or choice. But even in life’s unpredictability, one constant remains: our God. He never leaves …

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And the Nominees Are…

So encourage each other and build each other up, just as you are already doing. ~1 Thessalonians 5:11 Writing can be lonely. Typing words into a screen without immediate feedback can be daunting and humbling at the same time. So when others, especially other writers, recognize what we write, it’s like an ‘atta girl’ from …

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Diligent Decisions

The calendar flips to November and holiday pressures rise as leaves and temperatures fall. Lists, shopping, and party planning shift into full gear. These tasks added to already full schedules often elevate stress and worries to unhealthy levels. This year, instead of releasing our pressure valves by barking at our families (which I NEVER do), …

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Holiday Loves & Lapses

Gooey cinnamon rolls and breads, chewy chocolate Christmas cookies, savory Thanksgiving stuffing and relaxing by the fire with loved ones are just a few of my holiday loves. Just thinking about all of these makes me wish for an early snowfall. At the same time, I don’t want holiday indulgences to create New Year regrets. …

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Joyful Guardrails

What’s your greatest joy? My children and being their mom brings me more joy than anything else in life. But joy is not the only feeling that comes with parenting. There’s also worry, frustration, fear, even anger blended with the love and joy we experience as parents. How can we minimize these and find more …

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