Category: Life Journey Journal

Ten Tips Toward a Healthy Spirit, Mind, and Body Amidst COVID19 and other 2020 Crises

Ten Tips Toward a Healthy Spirit, Mind, and Body Amidst COVID19 and other 2020 Crises

I'm not sure when or where the three elements that make us human were ordered as mind, body, and soul. But I disagree that our minds should come first as far as care. For me, it's when my soul is in a healthy, thriving place and space that I can thrive in the areas of … Continue reading Ten Tips Toward a Healthy Spirit, Mind, and Body Amidst COVID19 and other 2020 Crises

Being Rejected by One’s Peers – Wounds to Wins Series

I’ll admit from the start—this is a wound I still battle. Especially when I’m about to publish an emotionally charged post. I may get some of the words wrong and may rub some people the wrong way with what I'm about to say. And even though I've edited and cut out a lot from my … Continue reading Being Rejected by One’s Peers – Wounds to Wins Series

Risking Rejection by Peers, Past and Present – PART 2

Risking Rejection by Peers, Past and Present – PART 2

In PART 1, I covered my general history of feeling rejected by my peers and how one friendship over the years has helped me to see how differences don't need to mean division if our common ground means more. Which brings me back to the topic of peers from my past on social media and … Continue reading Risking Rejection by Peers, Past and Present – PART 2

For such a time as this – Thoughts on Easter 2020 amid Covid-19

For such a time as this – Thoughts on Easter 2020 amid Covid-19

Tomorrow will mark the first Easter in 20 years that my husband and our kids haven't gone to church. It will also be the first Easter that we haven't had all five of our kids home. With three of them living on their own, that makes us four separate households and technically, we shouldn't be … Continue reading For such a time as this – Thoughts on Easter 2020 amid Covid-19

Fourth Baby, Faith Baby Turned 18!

Fourth Baby, Faith Baby Turned 18!

Jared's 18th Birthday Dinner On Tuesday, February 4, 2020, we celebrated our son, Jared's 18th birthday. Our fourth child to enter adulthood, Jared is by no exaggeration the polar-opposite of his brother Dawson (I wrote about him for his 18th a few years back -- see that post HERE.) While our ever-expanding family ate dinner … Continue reading Fourth Baby, Faith Baby Turned 18!