Dear Self,

Dear Self, You are a foolish woman. You care more about comfort, self-esteem, and having control than about loving others until you give yourself away, giving up your preferences for others’ sake, and making yourself less so He can be made more. You allow your emotions to guide you. Never mind the fact they change so rapidly you question them yourself and most surely deny their wavering tendencies to others. You are rash with comments and judgments. Whenever you think you don’t have a problem with pride, you most certainly have a problem with pride. You must remember, “We may think we
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Let’s Be Honest – We do well to simply wait for it.

I meant to write this post yesterday (or 2 days ago) but one thing led to another and then a German student stayed with us and we had a Christmas party, so I was a busy cleaner and chef. But the words are as true today as they were on December 11. Tyler was not my type when we met. Let’s be honest. We both thought the other was weird and would have never considered dating each other. It was the nose ring vs. the fauxhawk. I was the bohemian girl who wore crazy clothes, didn’t eat meat, and had
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Let’s Be Honest – Wise Friends and Fake Friends

Most people believe they are wise. They trust their hearts will tell them the right answer and keep friends around who will confirm everything they say. But wisdom is not listening to the heart or the soothing words of friends telling you exactly what you want to hear. And truly, most people are not wise. As well as contemplating wisdom, I’ve also been thinking through the true meaning of friendship. Think about it. How often do our friends challenge something we’re going to do? How often do they tell us it’s unreasonable, unwise, or immature? For the most part, people
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