It is common practice here in the U.S. when you visit a physician that you are asked when they take your history “Is anyone being mean to you or hurting you?”. I have always answered that question with what I thought was an honest answer “No.” I discovered I’ve been lying.
Do you? Do you love the one you are with the most … which, by the way, is yourself.
I have good news as we transition from one year to the next … there’s more. More what? Glad you asked 🙂 .
Well, does He? How’s that working for you? Why am I asking?
There is a very fine line between humility and self-deprecation, i.e., belittling or undervaluing oneself. That line is like spring-wire on a trap. Who’s trap? Good question. Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil walks about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour. 1 Peter 5:8 NKJV Humility is realizing my genuine … More The Trap
My enemy … or my child … That was the proposition put to me recently by my acupuncturist. A trip to the dentist had triggered a week’s worth of Fibromyalgia Migraines. As I lay on his table, the conversation went like this: Me: I feel like I have been fighting this battle for 20 years … More My Enemy or My Child
Anyone watched or read “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens this Christmas season? Jacob Marley’s warning to Ebenezer Scrooge has taken on new meaning for me. I had my own dream about this huge “muffin-top” I was carrying about my waist. All this extra skin I was carrying around as if I had lost a … More Tis a great and ponderous chain
This morning I’m sitting next to my best friend in church and she asks me how I am. Why does that feel like such a scary question?? Because I don’t like the answer. There is no sense in saying “I’m fine” because our relationship gives a whole new meaning to transparent. It’s like God has … More Beware of the measuring stick