If you follow me, you've probably noticed I have been quiet lately. Sometimes we are empty and we don't realize it, and we need to recharge. Life in October was busy and in that I was unable to sit with my thoughts properly to reflect. I wanted to write, but I could not. The last … Continue reading Being Quiet
This has been the year of learning for me. At every turn it's something, like I am in a room with a bunch of light bulbs and every so often a new one turns on. It reminds me of parenting, the seasons, where our children aren't ready developmentally to understand what we are teaching them, … Continue reading Refining “Matalie”
This past year I encountered many challenges. Challenges can propel us forward or knock us down. I just recently heard of someone well known denouncing their faith. I wasn't to that point, but I can see how they may have gotten there. The dark places I had encountered were full of negative thoughts, but not … Continue reading My House was Full of Snakes!
My birthday is in a few months. I’ll be forty-one. I’m reflecting over the last year before I commit to being in my forties. The other option is to be thirty-nine forever, and deny aging even though my wrinkles will be all chivalrous against me. It’s 12:02 a.m. and I’m still awake. I’d like to … Continue reading I am 39 Again…Or am I?
And as we settle into the life we were meant to live, we begin to trust ourselves to be who we really are. The process unravels our fears and doubts exposing our true self.