Category courageous living
Empowerment is a buzzword these days. But what is it really? In our acronym SMORE, Single Moms, Overjoyed, Rejuvenated, and Empowered, the last word is empowered. Empowerment deals with taking control of life circumstances, exercising power to achieve goals, and the process by which you are able to help yourself and others to maximize the quality of their lives.
You are a hero whether you know it or not.
“You have forgotten who you are. Look inside yourself. You are more than what you have become. Remember who you are. Remember. . .”
– Mufasa speaking to Simba
Know Yourself There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one’s self.”-Benjamin Franklin Seems simple, right? You look in the mirror everyday and you recognize your face. You think you know yourself. I think that self-awareness is a spiritual process and often takes a lifetime. Some will tell you that self-awareness […]
FREEDOM! Inspired by We Make the Road by Walking by Brian D. McLarenChapter Nine Scripture references – Exodus 1:1-14; 3: 1-15, John 8: 1-11, Galatians 5:1, 13-15 “If you’re looking for a thirty-minute story with a happy ending every time, it’s hard to find in the Bible-just as it is in real life.” As the […]
There has been rivalry and dissension as far back as we have recorded history. The Bible records the sibling rivalry between Cain and Abel. Cain eventually killed Abel. Then came Jacob and Esau and their feud.
Do You Think it is Too Late? Inspired by We Make the Road by Walking by Brian D. McLarenChapter Seven Scripture references: Genesis 18: 9-33; 22: 1-14, Micah 6: 6-8, Acts 17: 19-34 Abraham and Sarah thought it was too late. Do you ever think it is too late for you? I fight the thoughts […]
I AM an old bird now and I learned a lot over these many years. One thing I know for sure, as Oprah says, is that it does require courage to face hard life experiences.
I coach women using tools like personality profiles and boundary setting. You may be surprised how a few months of coaching can change your perspective and your life.
I’ve found that life is filled with one lesson after another. And like most lessons they aren’t easy.