Tag: thriving

Origin Stories

I don’t know how many people are familiar with the idea of “generational sin”.  There are many ministries in different streams of the Christian faith today that deal with myriad flavors of this idea.  The foundation of this notion is that we are affected in…

An Early Morning Thought

This isn’t a post written in any sort of academic style wherein I cite important sources.  It may not be empowering in any way, but it will be truthful. My husband has been gone since Sunday.  Away on business.  I looked forward to his…

In Remembrance

Nelson Mandela died today.  He was 95 years old.  I don’t know what to say to honor him so I shall let Mandela do what he always did; I shall let him speak for himself and in so doing inspire us to reach higher,…

The Truth about Rose-Colored Glasses

I’ve been asking myself a question–why do some people recover and learn to thrive in life while others remain stuck? I’m certain that there are many highly trained people who could give me good answers, but I do wonder if the foundation of those…

Truth Hurts

While the truth is necessary for our forward movement it also hurts. For many of us, our relationships with our mothers need the most truth and are also the source of most our pain in life particularly if there is abuse. Applying truth, boundaries, and learning to stand our ground can be especially helpful as we grieve our losses in close family relationships.