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Sharing some thoughts about some things that I've struggled with when I was younger, and related to some things I've heard recently that really made me sad. Comparison is the thief of joy, and I've learnt over time and age and with a little more perspective and grace from God, that sometimes we need to put on mental blinkers in order to live our lives well. We are all called to different paths and if you would only see that so many people around need YOU to show up, to embrace yourself and…

Things I've learned about driving in my own lane [Free image via Pixabay] I've avoided wordy posts for several weeks as I'm still painfully aware of my propensity to do great harm with the words I choose in haste. After that post of almost two months ago I've done a lot of soul searching and I've made some changes. The honest truth is anyone can bang out careless words in 5 minutes but well considered ones take time and I'm not great at that. Mea culpa. Some of these changes have been…

I’ve made mistakes in my life. I’ve let people take advantage of me, and I have accepted way less than I deserve. But, I’ve learned from my bad choices, and even though there are some things I can never recover and people who will never be sorry, I now know better for next time. Next time I won’t settle for anything less than I deserve.. <3

In the past I was never a deep thinker and used to make ALL of my decisions as a reaction. This pattern has crept back in lately so it's back to some deep thinking. I've made some mistakes along the way but I'm still grateful as they will be valuable lessons as I move forward. I'm not always right which is a good thing as how can you grow if you are not challenged. This journey has been a roller coaster of emotions where I've jumped at every opportunity which has lead me to things I never…