loving more than we want to be loved.

I'm a recovering approval seeker. It's a tricky thing to let go of, but I always fail to feel satisfied and secure when I place my worth in people's opinions of me. I hope over time I will seek approval from people less and less. I think daily practice resting my identity in Jesus will … Continue reading loving more than we want to be loved.

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active stillness.

I'm learning most things have a season... a time for planting, latency, growth, pruning, maintenance, harvest. (Farming metaphors have been doing a lot for me lately) The blog is no different. It is in a latent season, and I am unsure of what the next months will look like. We'll see, no promises. The semester … Continue reading active stillness.

A way to practice self-care without feeling guilty.

Self-care, in my mind anyway, can be a difficult practice to feel good about. I end up feeling like I'm indulging myself. I do think self-care can become self-centered. If in every situation I put my needs above the needs of others, I'm overstepping the purview of self-care. Self-care does not justify the elevation¬†or magnification¬†of … Continue reading A way to practice self-care without feeling guilty.