Bettering Ourselves

Bettering Ourselves

Much of my life has been spent in the endeavor of bettering myself. I have read and implemented, however temporary and incomplete, innumerable self-help books on many topics. I have made lists, and plans, throwing myself into everything from those elementary school...
Struggling With Rejection

Struggling With Rejection

I appear to be a confident person. On the whole, I am, but I have worked all my life to build the aura of confidence. More importantly I have struggled to overcome fear of rejection. I sought to be liked, to be accepted and confident in myself as a response to the...
The Holy Spirit Declutters Me

The Holy Spirit Declutters Me

My prayer life is still a pathetic and small thing, but I find when ever I open the door to the Lord, even the smallest bit, He is ready with revelation. …If only I will hear it. With a mouthful of sandwich already, I remembered to say grace. Thanks for...
The Word for 2015, And Spiritual Direction

The Word for 2015, And Spiritual Direction

In Review Last year I had no significant focus word, even though I sought one. Instead there were practical directions, some from many years in the past that molded the decisions and directions. I decluttered to organize and simplify my life, (and get rid of the guilt...
Struggling With Rejection

Identity and Security

I just recently had my bankcard re-issued. It was causing all sorts of problems since getting flagged in one of the Target/Home Depot/ Michaels, et al, hacking snafus. Those out-of- town trips I took this year brought the issues alive and they wouldn’t go away....