Posts tagged emotional
#TBT: Grief Lessons II: Unthinkable (I'm Ready)

this grief lessons post is a continuation of my original post in October. while the original was instrumental in helping me cope with my grief, you’ll find that these five lessons are more lighthearted and hopeful. I hope they can speak to anyone dealing with hardship of their own.

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4 Ways to be Faithful and Fierce in the Face of Fear

we are all afraid of something, of many things. as human beings, fear is an instinct, a survival mechanism designed to protect us, but as we all know, it can also get in our way. read about my fears and the four ways i was able to fiercely and faithfully face them. 

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If You Do Any of These 5 Things, Stop Apologizing

I used to apologize for pieces of myself that I actually liked, until I realized that apology was another way to silence the gifts that God has given me to share with the world. If you possess the five qualities I outline in this post, learn why you should stop apologizing for them right now. 

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#TBT: Letters to My Husband

I have a secret: I have known my husband since September 2nd, 2013 and I have been writing letters to him ever since. Nobody has read them yet (not even him), but today, I am ready to share with you a couple excerpts of these letters, followed by a heartfelt explanation of why I write.

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#TBT: Despite Everything, You Are A Rose

one of the best lessons my students and I engaged in involved Tupac Shakur's "The Rose That Grew From Concrete" metaphor. little did I know that this lesson would provide me with the framework to get through the toughest year of my life. learn about how this metaphor can help you and enjoy a spoken word piece by yours truly. 

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