According to Maslow's hierarchy of needs, the need to belong and be known is right in the middle. Some people look at being known and see it as the need to be famous, well-known or popular. On the other hand, people need people. They don't always realize it but they do. On Sunday, the sermon … Continue reading Will you be my friend?
Before I moved, almost a year ago, I made a list of things I wanted to do (hobbies, Bible studies, reading, changing habits, etc) and a list of people I wanted to connect with on a regular basis since I was moving three hours away. (I apologize now if you were one of those people … Continue reading The Road to Hell
Recently, I started reading a book called Made to Crave by Lysa TerKeurst. I know a lot of my issues surrounding my food addiction are spiritual. I want to have a better relationship with God, make it more of a two-way relationship, but something is holding me back. I have a hard time fully surrendering. … Continue reading What do you crave?
I was playing a game on my phone the other day when a thought came to me. The game is Bricks and Balls. You win the game by clearing the screen by bouncing the balls off the bricks as often as is required to clear it. Some puzzles, like most, are more challenging than others. … Continue reading How do you win the war?
When I was younger, I loved music. Well, I still do. I feel it is one of life's greatest pleasures. I got my love of music from both my parents. My mom would often sign along to the radio and my dad would make mix tapes from his records. When we went on road trips, … Continue reading Music is good for the soul!
Have you ever been in a room full of people and felt completely invisible? You know everyone around you but you don’t seem to exist in their world? Unfortunately, this has happened to me way too often: at work, at home, at church, with friends, during holidays, etc. When this happens, I think to myself: … Continue reading Where do I belong?
So yesterday we had someone come in and clean my house. I am not rich and this is not a regular thing. I am just at the point where I am physically incapable of doing certain things. Sweeping, moping and vacuuming are the main things I cannot do and I do not want to put … Continue reading Love Yourself
I have always been a fan of science. I have never really been good at it but I can absolutely appreciate all of the sciences. I was a fan of biology and physics whereas my daughter, who is the science nerd in the family, loves chemistry. Let's do a quick lesson in physics. When temperature … Continue reading How do you measure up?
Today I want to talk about health and wellness. There is so much information out there, and mixed information, I think most people fall into one of three categories: 1 - They are die-hard followers of a certain lifestyle; 2 - They are really confused by everything but do what they can; or 3 - … Continue reading I am not well.