When the days fly by this quickly, it sure would be easy to miss them. But I don’t want to miss them. I can’t afford to miss them. My life is just to precious of a gift to let pass me by in a haze as I try to simply keep up with the ticking of the clock...
Day 23: List 10 words you would use to describe Jesus. 1) Faithful. “Righteousness will be his belt and faithfulness the sash around his waist.” – Isaiah 11:5 (NIV). The word “faithful” has been on my mind a lot lately...
A Work in Progress
This is a timely reminder to me that Philippians 1:6 is truly in progress in my life. Sometimes I think we can become so focused on our shortcomings and flaws that we forget about this promise.
What I Wish I had Done Differently This Year
This post is not about regrets—because seriously, I don’t really feel like I have any. But I do think it’s healthy to reflect on what you could have differently because it can help you prepare for a better future.
Braver Than Before: One Year Later
One year ago yesterday I embarked on a new journey to become Braver Than Before. In the past year I have taken leaps and bounds in my battle against fear and anxiety, and have grown in so many ways that it is impossible to even identify them all! I am so grateful for all that … Continue reading Braver Than Before: One Year Later
A Feast of Goodness
I’m so thankful that I took the time to consider a slight course correction last week. Since then, things have been going really well, and I am feeling encouraged. I made an appointment with my psychologist for this week, and here I am now fulfilling the “write another blog within the next seven days” goal … Continue reading A Feast of Goodness
I Didn’t Just Survive… I Grew!
Today is a great day! I am at home, finally enjoying some rest and relaxation after an insanely busy week. Yesterday’s event was a huge success, and I feel like breathing a giant sigh of relief—relief that it went well, relief that it was well attended (by nearly 400 people), and relief that it is … Continue reading I Didn’t Just Survive… I Grew!
Looking Back and Moving Forward
I started Braver Than Before just over one month ago and it has been an absolutely amazing journey! Since my first post, braverthanbefore.com has been viewed over 6500 times by people in 50 countries around the globe! I am utterly humbled and so deeply honoured by these statistics. When I started out on this venture, … Continue reading Looking Back and Moving Forward
Last Night I Lost It, But Today I am Thankful
Last night anxiety hit hard. My heart started pounding, my thoughts started racing, and within minutes I felt like I was about to throw up. A stressful, fearful thought had been triggered, and all of a sudden I felt out of control. I lost focus on my previous activity and started obsessing over the trigger. … Continue reading Last Night I Lost It, But Today I am Thankful