Its commonplace for me to roll into the new year with all my intentions set, ready to springboard myself into a renewed purpose for the year ahead. I have to say, though, it’s not been that way this year.
Honestly, I am proud of myself for getting through last year in one piece!
Funny enough, this ended up being the word of the week in our family devotions this week. The Cambridge dictionary defines complacency as ‘a feeling of calm satisfaction with your own abilities or situation that prevents one from trying harder.’ We dream. We plan, but LIFE happens, and sometimes we become complacent. We want toContinue reading “Final #5:Complacency”
You know that feeling of anticipation, worry, excitement, hesitancy, reluctance, enthusiasm, all of it rolled into a big knot that penetrates your mind and heart all at the same time. You know the feeling! It’s like when you try baking the perfect cake FOR THE FIRST TIME, or when you know you waffled during that interview, but you sold yourself the best you could to get that position- and you really want that job, or when you’re about to become a mom for the first time, and you seem to be ever so sloooooooowwwly approaching that due date. We have all been in spaces where we have had to wait on someone or something to come to be in our lives.
A dream frustrated. Truth: Sometimes I want to kick my dreams under the rug and leave it there! Listen, I want to be transparent and real with you. Sometimes I get angry, bitter, frustrated; because the ladder I had been trying to climb, seemed to be laid out perfectly steady and stable- for someone elseContinue reading “COMPARISON: The Dream-Slayer”