What we are all asking ourselves with the COVID-19 shutdowns, Riots, the inhumane death of George Floyd, and the equally inhumane actions of others beating on the elderly and murdering police offers have us all wondering why this is happening and what we can do. Like all of you I’ve been searching for answers. It would seem there is an intentional effort to distract us and keep us from focusing on our relationship with God. So if distracting us is the goal, the good news is that we can fight this in the still quiet moments by working on rekindling…
Many people think of faith as impractical, unrealistic, or just a ‘leap in the dark’. Once we take “faith” out of the air of religious mystery and place it in the hands of practical application, it becomes something worthy of serious exploration.
An optimist recharges their batteries every once in a while and August is the month for us to get out of our ruts, and shake things up. Free yourself of the time sucks that are weighing you down and focus on fewer more important things that really matter. Give your routine a little love and it will pay you back in multiples.
I, on the other hand, have a hard time finding good in anything even though I try so hard. That just demonstrates the difference between us. They say opposites attract, and so we have a very strong attraction here.
o focus means to be intentional at looking or directing your attention at something specific, making whatever you’re looking at larger than other things around you.
“We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love… “
There is only one way to cope with the spectrum and diversity of life’s experiences and that is through Faith. There is power in having Faith and there is even more power in ‘knowing’ Faith.
An optimist rocks the body they have while they work on the body they want. So free yourself of the self body shame, and advocate for everyone’s right to feel sensual and alive in their own skin. Embrace a little self-acceptance this weekend and give yourself permission to not only ADMIT that you have quirks, but also to embrace and celebrate them.