Category Archives: Fears

Why We Have to Risk Being “Inconvenient”

Yesterday, I felt discouraged. My Pain Blocked Me Like, really discouraged. The kind where I start to question my capabilities and my worth. My voices of fear whispered, “You’re never going to make it. You’re a loser. You’re a failure.” … Continue reading

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Introverts & Extroverts Vs. Shy & Non-Shy

What if you’re a non-shy introvert or a shy extrovert? That might sound crazy to some of you, if you confuse extroverts with people-skills or introverts with not liking people, as stereotypes are hard to break.  But for me, the … Continue reading

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Feeling the Edge of My Circle of Love

The month of Christmas, for all it’s wonder and festivities, can also be a season where our “edge of love” can rear its little head. I call it the “edge of love” because even the most loving, non-judgmental, and kind … Continue reading

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If my friend really liked me then she’d initiate more…

I ruffled a few feathers last week with my post about being willing to be the friend who initiates more with others than they seem to reciprocate. Several of us feel like we’re making more time for our friendships than … Continue reading

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My Prayer for You: Feel Love Even When Insecure

Today when I sat with what I most wanted to say to you… I felt like I just wanted to pray for you. To pray for you to feel loved this month…. Particularly as we are in moments where we’re … Continue reading

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