Category Perseverance

As You Are

One of the greatest things about my husband Eric is that he has consistently loved me over time just for who I was at that moment.   He loved me when I was young, foolish, attempting to be brave & confident, but was really scared & insecure not knowing who I was, but trying to be […]

When a Little Bit is What You Have

How many of us give up, walk away, or set aside something because we only have a little bit to give? A little bit of time, a little bit of love, a little bit of energy, a little bit of money, a little bit of talent, a little bit of knowledge, a little bit of […]

Steadily Waiting Through the Struggles

Tapping a foot, leg bouncing, chair rocking, drumming fingers, restless fidgeting, pacing the floor, sweeping scrolls through social media, flipping through pages without reading text, and over-dramatic sighs. Have you ever done any of these while waiting?  Are these the things that someone who is steadily waiting would do? When we experience any type or […]

Beautiful Treasure, Precious Gift

You are a beautiful treasure!  You are a precious gift!  You are greatly loved! These are simple words, words worth repeating again, and again, and again. It’s been 37 days since my last post.  At the beginning of 2019 I had a goal to post once a week, to make 52 posts for the year.  […]

The Other Side

Have you ever been in a circumstance where you wished you could give the person you were interacting with a glimpse of what it felt like to be you?  A new understanding, deeper compassion, richer revelation, or maybe just a clue what it is like from the other side? When I was young my grandfather told […]