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From Sand to Gemstones

Refining Life's Ragged Edges

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mental health

Discouragement

When I worked at Ashley Furniture I used to take what I called a "Batman." These batmans were essentially clarity breaks. I'd stand up from my desk, call batman, and walk away. My office understood that single word and eventually... Continue Reading →

A Humbled Heart

I did something down right frightening a few days ago. And I am humbled because of it. On Wednesday I talked about God telling me it was time to share my testimony. On Friday I did. It was the scariest... Continue Reading →

Depression Wants You Alone

I spent the last two-weeks almost in a bit of a haze. Something was bothering me but no matter what I did I couldn't shake it. I told Jeremy I don't know of its stress, lack of sleep or even... Continue Reading →

Not Once

This weekend I geeked out. I kid you not. My husband and I have always been huge fans of super heroes. So, when the opportunity became available for us to meet said super heroes we jumped on the chance. You... Continue Reading →

Why I Choose Gratefulness

I spent a few years being ungrateful. Ungrateful about life, my circumstances. About my health, my unluckiness to not have something good happen to me. I was ungrateful about what I did have -  an amazing husband, a stable job,... Continue Reading →

Forever Is Composed of Nows

I began my 2017 summer with a single thought: live in the now. I heard someone respond to that with, "No one can always live in the now." That person was correct, and so very wrong. Over the last few... Continue Reading →

Working Through Grief

Today I threw a Fall Social. I'm around these people all day and I never see them so I forced the interaction. One of my friends laughed at me yesterday because she said, "I never see you but when I... Continue Reading →

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