how to combat spiritual inadequacy

This world isn’t exactly prone to making people feeling good enough. There’s always more we need. More we should be. A way we are lacking and lagging behind the rest. And if you don’t notice it yourself, chances are that someone will […]

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learning to trust God’s plan beyond YOUR plans

It’s easier said than done to trust God’s plan. Regardless if you think there’s a divine timing for everything in life or not, we know things don’t always happen as we hope for. It can even feel shameful to not see your […]

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managing mental health during COVID-19

Mental Health Awareness Month this year feels timely now more than ever before. While our physical health is at stake with preventing the spread of disease, our mental health during COVID-19 is taking a toll. For some people (like myself), this continuing […]

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grieving for the world: suffering, sickness, & resurrection

This is a heavy topic for this Easter Sunday. However, this Easter occurs under precarious circumstances. That requires us to look at our grieving for the world. Yes, we are grieving. It’s not time to sugarcoat these collective emotions that come in […]

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the healing nature of ecotherapy

Who knew the most powerful sources of healing were right outside our doors? It’s about time that we start embracing ecotherapy and nature’s therapeutic potential. It’s hard to believe a doctor could prescribe a struggling patient a certain length of time spent […]

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shifting from victimized to empowered

Poor me. Why me?! Woe is me. This world is cruel and unjust. Hence why it’s so easy to opt for feeling victimized to empowered. I understand that on a spiritual level. These thoughts frequently rotate and cycle into that death spiral […]

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am I a spiritual fraud?

I often times feel like a spiritual fraud. Like I’m not doing enough, or I don’t know enough, or a combination of the two. If I’m supposed to be a “spiritual leader,” then I should rightfully know more about the beliefs and […]

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when you live in a world not made for you.

When it actually sinks in, that you live in a world not made for you, it inevitably leaves a bitter taste in your mouth. And a ton of other feelings. Confusion. Inadequacy. Always feeling lost and falling short of where you “think” […]

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meet the teacher who stopped talking

The teacher who stopped talking. I may have a couple of weeks left as a teacher, but that is who I became. When I mean “stopped talking,” I mean it. Complete silence. One day, I was following my normal routine. The next, […]

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a curious guide to trying new things

I remember back in high school when I had my core activities or interests, and I couldn’t imagine doing anything else and trying new things. The music-theatre kid, playing in band, singing in choir, acting in plays. Those were me. It was […]

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