Anxiety Help, Mindset, Spiritual Direction

I Had a Rough Month And This Is What It Taught Me

Let me tell you about my September: I started teaching at school and began to have anxiety and nightmares about the undisciplined classes where middle school students were exhibiting every kind of disturbing behavior. Then I found out that I had to move out of my dream home in a couple of months. Not only… Continue reading I Had a Rough Month And This Is What It Taught Me

Journaling, Spiritual Direction

Intuitive Art Journaling

I've been in the habit of writing sentence starters on my dry erase board with a blank that I can write a response to each day. The one that has been up for a couple of weeks says, "I am easily finding myself..." I filled it in recently to say, "I am easily finding myself… Continue reading Intuitive Art Journaling

Spiritual Direction

Never Say Never: One Day You Just Might Surprise Yourself

It seems like all the things I thought I would never do because I wouldn't like them or wouldn't be good at them have become the things that are saving me. That gives me pause to ask: How often do we think we know what we need but we are dead wrong? Or maybe you… Continue reading Never Say Never: One Day You Just Might Surprise Yourself

Mindset, Personality, Self Care, Spiritual Direction

Could your car be giving you a message about your relationships?—Here’s what my car’s breakdown taught me

On the fourth of July, I had just pulled out of my driveway to go meet some friends for dinner and fireworks, when the check engine light came on and the D (for drive) started flashing. If you don't know what that means, it means you better stop the car immediately because something is up… Continue reading Could your car be giving you a message about your relationships?—Here’s what my car’s breakdown taught me

Self Care, Spiritual Direction

The Message That I Received On A Retreat to the Mountains

When's the last time that you let nature speak to you? Sometimes you have to really get out into it for an extended to stay to quiet the other voices that are vying for your attention. Last week, on my retreat to the mountains, I had an experience with a rock. Yes, I said a… Continue reading The Message That I Received On A Retreat to the Mountains