Paying the Price

The journey of growing into our potential has some necessary, but challenging collateral damage.  It isn’t talked about nearly as much as I think it should, mostly because we like to sugar coat the process to living a big and victorious life.  It isn’t all sugar cookies with glitter sprinkles, rainbows and sunshine. The mess we have to befriend with the process still comes with a price.  It’s gritty and there is a price that must be paid. Better to accept it and be prepared to face it then to be blindsided right? Granted, we don’t know the price in detail upfront, being aware that all advancement comes at a cost helps us guard and prepare our hearts to have the grit needed to see the journey through to completion

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Growing in the Right Direction

On the journey to Making Friends with the Mess , the best place to start is to know what it looks like to be on the path of growth.  Growth is messy and disorienting. But as we know all things that are healthy grow, so we need to make peace with our friend mess.  Not because our lives are to be chaotic, but in fact quite the opposite. Messes arise for us to face them head on, and find the root cause so we can heal to it. That way our lives aren’t perfect, but whole. ..

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Making Friends with Mess

2019 is here.  Now what? I love all the potential that a New Year promises, but if I’m going to be transparent it can feel overwhelming as well.  There are so many options and opportunities that await in this year. To think of all of them can leave you feeling exhausted even before you begin.  With that in mind this month we are going to explore what it means to “make friends with mess.” What do I mean by that? …

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Heart Condition

I don’t know about you but Dec 26th always has the feeling of being a bit flat.  Not that the day is ever bad, but there is so much anticipation and excitement that goes into preparing for Christmas that the day after feels just like an average day in contrast.  Don’t get me wrong, any day I have breath, my health and family around me is great, but you have to admit the day doesn’t carry the same energy as Christmas….

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