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Be Careful How You Wrap Yourself

Recently, a chrysalis didn’t quite get the job done. It didn’t shed its final layer of caterpillar skin to abide in its chrysalis. Instead, it is dead as…

Watching Your Children Live it Out

A few weeks ago my daughter came home complaining about some scratches on her arm.  I inquired about how they arrived there.  She told me that another little…

Overcoming Generational Curses

Recently I wrote about a severe season of depression that sent me into a very dark place as a pre-teen.  I am blessed by all of the responses…

Walking the Talk

Two years ago today, almost to the hour of me posting this, was one of the most emotionally brutal days of my life. In dealing with those life…

Tearing Off Masks

In “Big Magic,” Liz Gilbert quotes a friend as saying, We all spend our twenties and thirties trying so hard to be perfect, because we’re so worried about what…

I’m Good Enough, I’m Smart Enough, and Doggone It, God LOVES Me!

I have watched Saturday Night Live ever since high school.  During that time was when Al Franken had a character called Stuart Smalley.  Stuart was a “recovered” person…

What Vulnerability IS NOT

Seems like the buzz words these days are authenticity and vulnerability but what do these words even mean?  Are we supposed to air all of our family problems to…

Living with Hurts

Have you ever taken a long, hard look at yourself or your past?  Have you ever uncovered stones in your life or the lives around you?  In the process,…

Authenticity and Friendships

If we are called to share our lives (be authentic) so we can help ourselves and our sisters, In the same way, let your light shine before others,…