Our words have such power. I was recently diagnosed with something, and not to make light of anyone else’s situation, but I just sort of listened to the doctors and said, “Hmm...ok.” I know that good things happen to bad people and vice versa, but while they kept saying I ‘had’ something, I kept saying I’d been diagnosed with a thing. I was initially disturbed for a moment; I am as human as anyone else, but I quickly realized that my situation was certainly no surprise to God
Peace over Drama
Some folks will take potshots at you no matter what the situation is. You can be doing everything right and they will still find a pebble to throw at you over something. Most of us truly want to walk in integrity and try to stay above the fray. There are things we’re passionate about though, and because we’re human like everyone else, we have made them known to a few people we thought we could trust. They probably mentioned them in casual conversation to a few folks they beli
What's Your Capacity?
Lately, I’ve had numerous conversations with folks about burnout. Friends, family members and clients alike are all feeling overextended and questioning their ability to juggle the care and concerns of others as easily as they have in the past. Honestly, nothing about today is remotely like our pasts so to expect our coping abilities to have remained constant is unrealistic. In years past, we were able to get outside every day, go to our workplaces and schools, and communicat