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How Worth is Measured

My 31 Day Series, well, it’s missing some of the days. I got thrown for a loop.

One missed day turned to two and then three. And three turned to more and then I decided I sucked at the whole thing. By the time I missed the fifth day I wondered why I ever thought I could be a blogger anyway. I determined I wasn’t cut out to type words for others to read. Obviously I’m not good enough.

I decided I should delete my blog and actually remove my entire presence from the world wide web. I should cancel internet service completely and spend my days ironing.

Clearly, I’m a completely rational thinker.

Turns out, ironing is the worst chore on the planet so I’ll keep my blog and internet service after all.

In my downward spiral of negative thinking I had forgotten what I was supposed to be writing about this month. Enough.

Earlier in the month I was giddy with my new found freedom. Freedom that comes from knowing my actions don’t determine my worth. But I let it slip away so quickly.

You’ve gotta fight for it. Those thoughts of yours will run wild if their not tamed.

We’ve got to be constantly reminding ourselves of the truth.

And the truth is, your worth is not determined by what you do or what you have. The numbers on the scale, the dollars in the bank, the likes on your Facebook status — none of it measures your worth.

It is who we are not what we have or do that makes us enough. 

When Life is Busy and You Can’t Keep the Plates Spinning

Image from © Lime Lane Photography  Sometimes the reality of life slams right into your week and you just can’t keep all the plates spinning. And when the plates come crashing down why not just give up on it all? I’ll tell you why. Because dropped plates only mean a busy life and a humanContinue Reading

Who You Are :: A Video

Just this for you today. Three minutes and thirty-seven seconds of beautiful reassurance of who you are. Let these words speak so loud they drown out the lies of lack trying to make themselves at home in your mind. If you get to the end of this video and your heart isn’t brimming with sweetContinue Reading

A Reminder of Who You Really Are

Image from © Lime Lane Photography Sometimes life feels like it may be too much. More than we can handle. More than we are capable of. Relationships, jobs, to-do lists — maybe we’re just not cut out for all of this? When it all seems too much, when you’re overwhelmed and buried under a blanketContinue Reading

A Beautiful Accompaniment to Enough

I don’t check the mail very often. If I’m not expecting anything, I just let the junk mail and the bills pile up. My mail person hates me. But lately I’ve been expecting something. I’ve been watching out the window for the mail truck. And yesterday it arrived. I’ve been so excited for Emily Freeman’sContinue Reading

What To Do When You Think You’re Not Enough

This world is big and so full of awesome. So many people doing good work and creating the beautiful with their very own lives. I find that both amazing and hugely overwhelming. I feel small. Is what I have to offer enough? My thoughts run wild and threaten to take control of my beliefs. FearContinue Reading

When Comparison Makes You Think You’re Not Enough

I was caught up on my laundry last weekend. It was all washed, folded, and put away. Every single bit of it. I love to have the washer and dryer going, it feels so productive. But that putting away part – it hangs me up all the time. There is almost always a basket orContinue Reading

ENOUGH :: 31 Days of Knowing Who You Are

I’m 43. It seems at this point in my life I should be living confident, like my thoughts about myself shouldn’t be shaky. I want my heart and mind to be sure that I am enough. enough: occurring in such quantity, quality, or scope as to fully meet demands, needs, or expectations  That’s how Merriam-WebsterContinue Reading

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