From annie_wu_22 on Instagram I am processing my anger, grief, and fear from Tuesday evening's shooting deaths of 8 people, 6 of whom were Asian and AAPI (Asian American Pacific Islander) women, in Atlanta, Georgia. The way the police handle the press conference stirred up my emotions even more. I'm already nervous going outside due … Continue reading Support AAPI Lives
Fighting the Patriarchy One Grandpa at a Timeby Lisa Norgren A grown man looms behind my three-year-old daughter. Occasionally he will poke or tickle her and she responds by shrinking. Smaller and smaller with each unwanted advance. I imagine her trying to become slight enough to slip out of her booster seat and slide under … Continue reading Today’s Inspiration
I read this article on the minimalist blog, “Becoming Minimalist”. This article is so inspirational, I had to share. Grab the tissues. Here is the article below by Chris Norton Can you think of a moment when someone’s words drastically impacted your life? Maybe this moment came from a parent, a teacher, or mentor. Maybe … Continue reading Today’s Inspiration
An adorable little boy named Adam from Ireland has dreams of being a ground control CAPCOM. He has brittle bones diseases, so he can't be an astronaut. Sharing these videos because they are so sweet! And God bless you, Commander Chris Hadfield of NASA for the inspiration and motivation for Adam. https://youtu.be/-8vpyCNMzeg https://youtu.be/2nWStsPk1X4
Day #3 (Nov. 3) I am grateful for the ability to vote and how many more people voted in this election. Many had to wait in line for hours and travel many miles to do their civic duty. Voter suppression is real and needs to be stopped. God bless the people who fight for American … Continue reading November Grateful
Day #2 (Nov. 2) I am grateful for days of rest. Society deems rest as counterproductive but it is necessary to be productive. Create margins in your life, where you can take time to reset or do nothing.
According to the world, power and control, material possessions, relationships/friendships, a career, physical beauty are supposed to bring us happiness. If I had this thing or that person, my life would be better. There may be fleeting moments of bliss with these things we collect or pursue, but nothing will bring hope or joy like … Continue reading Hope in the Eternal
A couple of months ago, I bit down on a Werther's Original Chewy Caramel and my entire dental bridge came out. At that moment, my mind became anxious and started to run with the scenarios of major dental work and cost. And for those who know me well, know how much I hate dental work. … Continue reading Take a Moment to See How Far You’ve Come
God can heal in an instant or the healing takes place over a period of time. Jesus had the power to miraculously heal. However, in this passage, he chose to heal this blind man in stages. He showed us, healing may take time. I've been dealing with anxiety most of my life. I wanted to … Continue reading When the Healing Takes Time
I saw this Instagram post from @thefemalewarhol. This quote shot me right through the heart. Many times when we feel lonely, we devalue our worth to be noticed. This can happen with a romantic interest, at work, with friends, or in a family dynamic. Friend, it isn't worth it. May your eyes open and see … Continue reading Don’t Cheapen Yourself!