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Gifts with every obstacle

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It is easy to get caught up in thinking that our disappointments and lost directions are a waste of our time. When we fall into this cycle, we tend to forget the power of those disappointments.…

The POWER of His love

I have been hiding part of my truth. I needed to take the time to honor the process and allow myself to heal, take back my life and embrace the power that lies inside me.…

When hope leaves me

Hope candleHope is a powerful force that keeps us going even when we are facing difficult times. But what happens when we feel like hope has completely left?

During my healing years, depression had a front seat.…

Boundaries are an expression of self-love

woman-hugging-herselfLearning you are capable of self-care, worthy of asking for your needs and opening your heart to receiving are essential milestones along your healing path. Of course it is awkward. The first few days and weeks of preparing for that marathon leaves the new runner sore and many times defeated.…

Healing our souls through self-love

self-love-picIt amazes me how quickly I forget the courage and commitment it takes to reclaim my life as I learn life lessons never taught to me as a child. When I’m learning a new skill, I tend to forget the difficulties I faced while overcoming so many challenges.…

There is always hope

I am a survivor of emotional, physical and sexual child abuse. It is a part of my history. It does not define who I am today, nor the direction my life will take.…

Love is All You Need

Guest blogger, Jackie Bailey of Emerald City Consulting shares her self-love process.

Charity never faileth.

As a Christian, I learned this philosophy in The New Testament. The Apostle Paul speaks about charity to the people of Corinth….…

How we can heal our self-love

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It’s time to make a decision. It’s about loving yourself and putting yourself first. It’s easy to have a multitude of excuses as to why you can’t or (if you’re brave enough to admit it, won’t) make the choice to love yourself.…

Do you hide from your beliefs?




In these past months I have been working on hiding. It is so easy to get trapped in our everyday lives and our everyday thinking about our lives. Our habits can capture months, years, even lifetimes.…

Every piece of me




Screen Shot 2013-03-13 at 9.29.29 AMI am in the grieving stages of my healing journey from child abuse. I started this process years ago without realizing it. I think all of us who have lost something or someone begin the grieving process immediately unknowingly.…