Traveling on lonelier roads

#lighttheworld https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=emb_title&v=yXWoKi5x3lw We watched this wonderful video of the story of the birth of Jesus Christ on Christmas Eve with our family and friends. As I watched this video I couldn’t stop from tearing up as I watched the tender moments between Joseph and Mary. As they went through the hardships of life and as [...]

Perfectionism, why you need it and when you don’t

Perfectionism, why you need it and when you don’t

Perfectionism. We all have heard of it. It's something that can drive many people to despair and inadequacy. Yet, it's something that we need. I was often called a perfectionist, but for many years I didn't recognize it in myself. At one point in my life I saw how it started to affect me in [...]

I don’t think I can do this anymore

I don’t think I can do this anymore

Lately I have learned that a lot of the moments in my life when I have felt completely discouraged, were because I was viewing life with a lense that told me that things were never going to get better. Things were never going to change. I often think about all the times that I have [...]

No more apologizing for who you are

No more apologizing for who you are

I was recently talking to a friend of mine who recently moved here. She was sharing with me a lot of the cultural shocks that she was experiencing. One of them for her was how much often people apologize even when it's not their fault for what they did. I'll be honest. I have often [...]