The Story

Whenever hearing of a story that includes conflict, remember there’s usually layered components involved. Considering we’ve only heard a piece of the story, it’s essential that we avoid fanning the flames of discord. Sometimes misguided loyalties (perhaps well intended) mislead us. The haste of verbal and emotional engagement fuels a needless fire (been there). What [...]

Thoughts…

Thoughts take us to many places-from truths to untruths, ups and downs; through triumph and defeat...thoughts are the genesis of form and creation. Thoughts impact our emotions and our world, especially the ones we tend to believe, speak and practice. Thoughts can be harmful, stressful or encourage peace, calm and enlightenment. Thoughts are powerful and [...]

Insights from Storm

Wisdom encourages us to gain from every experience encountered. We repeat the familiar because we’ve not captured significant resources (strength, courage) to support/sustain necessary change. Perhaps we’re not paying close attention, we’re not conscious of the lesson at hand. ~Stormie Steele Pexels image credit All rights reserved/Life Through The Storm 2019

Time Alone-A New Start/An Emotional Break

The very principals, guidelines and insights that produce personal health and well-being, are the same ones that produce relational health and well-being. The cycle of failed relationships signals caution. We are wise to give ourselves an emotional break. Time alone is essential, as it allows for soul searching, self -awareness, growth, and the many other [...]

Breathe Deeper…

As I breathe deeper, I find a path - a door that leads me to places otherwise unreachable. Through the quiet I am carried to a secret place of restoration. I am escaped-taken to scenes otherwise unreachable. Breath, causing an expansion beyond fear's reach! I am moved... The quiet seizes me...heals me, teaches me & [...]

Make That Move!

New beginnings can be scary and wonderful simultaneously; especially when being rooted from long-term familiar spaces/places. Nevertheless, there is great reward and comfort in knowing that life offers us more than realized-such possibilities occur as we do what is necessary for the season at hand. Make that move, more than imagined awaits! Live wise, live [...]