Why Are We So Busy?

When we lack identity security, a rejection mindset will train us to find validation in being “productive.” Inside, lies a wound that we think will be healed by chasing achievement and a non-stop schedule. Stillness is seen as lazy.  We think that the endless activity will grant us fulfillment and give us a sense of…

What are you thinking about?

[caption id="attachment_1068" align="aligncenter" width="498"] Be careful how you think[/caption] I recently read a thought provoking statement: “Those things that control our thoughts will control our actions. The truth remains that different factors influence how we process our thoughts and live our lives. [Tweet "Different factors influence how we process our thoughts…

Please Do Not Disturb (Part 2)

In Part 1 of this blog (click here for Part 1) we talked about our struggle with rejection.  In all likelihood, most of us have a hard time being open and vulnerable. Perhaps we are comfortable talking to God, but we still still need one another. There is hope and there is an…

Do you ever feel unwanted?

We all struggle with feelings of being unwanted, unappreciated, unaccepted and perhaps even unloved at times? The tide of frustration rises and we either explode in anger or recoil in shame, embarrassed and feeling exposed and unprotected.  "No one's got my back" we think, and then...isolation and silence. This is one…