Category Perseverance

Ask Away

Are you afraid to ask for things?  Can you ask on behalf of others, but find yourself struggling to ask for yourself? I am not a very good ask-er.  I hold back on asking all the time.  Especially when it is for things that I want or do not want.  I am very hesitant in […]

Making it through Moments of Melancholy

Do you ever experience moments of melancholy?  A feeling of pensive sadness that comes over you with no obvious cause?  A woe or sorrow that just has your soul feeling downcast? If you do, you are not alone.  I, too, experience moments of melancholy.  Sometimes these feelings seem to drift in slowly.  On other occasions […]

Time to Marinate

Have you ever had the pleasure of biting into a tender, richly flavorful cut of meat?  Perhaps a bit of beef that was allowed the time to marinate for many hours so that it would become infused with flavor, making each bite scrumptious and worth savoring?  The process of marinating can transform meat from ordinary […]

Taking Small Simple Steps

Have you ever gotten off track from the path you wanted to be on?  Perhaps you found yourself not as far as you were hoping to be?  Or maybe you just feel a little stalled out at the moment? Stalled out.  That is where I have found myself over the past few weeks.  I was […]

Powered by Prayer and Vulnerability in Community

What is on your schedule today?  What is coming up in the next few days?  Do you have the strength, energy, ability and capacity to get through it all?  Or are you wondering in this moment how you can make it through the next few hours and days? Do you feel as if the activity […]