Happy Sunday! I hope today is finding you well. I know some are struggling a bit today as those who live in areas with Daylight Savings Time lost an hour of sleep last night. Hopefully you gave yourself some compassion or time to rest. Today as we take some time to focus on self-care, there
The journey to better self-care starts with one step. Often times people are overwhelmed by trying to change multiple things at one time to have better self-care. They tell themselves that they will start exercising everyday, and take a hot bath, and start many parts of what everyone had told them is the most important
“Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.” John 15:13 NIV Today is the fourth Sunday of Advent. The focus of week 4 is love. Love. Love is a word thrown around for all sorts of things. We use it to mean all sorts of levels of things.
Well if your year has been even remotely close to mine, thinking about having joy may seem like an impossibility. With COVID restrictions the things that typically bring joy this time of year are on hold. We are social distancing, wearing masks, events are cancelled. This season is typically when families gather together. Where we
“Make new friends but keep the old, one is silver and the other is gold. A circle is round it has no end that’s how long I want to be your friend.” Growing up I was a Girl Scout and the above song was sang for all sorts of reasons… typically when we were ending
The struggle has been real the last few months. We have seen our lives thrown upside down and possibly feel as though we are on one of the rollercoasters that throws us upside down and turns topsy-turvy. In the midst of this rollercoaster we can’t quite seem to find the end of the ride, because
This past few months have been difficult for everyone and the next few months will also be difficult for many. It will be difficult not for the obvious reasons but for the underlying ones. As a society we have all dealt with the difficulty surrounding COVID-19 and the stay at home orders. We have watched
In the midst of the COVID crisis people are finding themselves more and more disconnected to one another. The struggle of connecting online has become increasingly difficulty and draining. We long for community, and yet the one we find in the virtual world is not filling the need. How do we find a way to