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LIVE SIMPLY, AND SIMPLY LIVE.

 

A PERSONAL EXPLORATION OF LIFE’S COMPLICATIONS. JOURNEY WITH ME TO SIMPLICITY.

The missing love language

If you've never read The 5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman, here's a brief synopsis to set the stage: there are five basic ways to show love to someone, and each person has their own preference and strong suit. In order to contribute to a healthy relationship, you need...

The Lord’s Prayer—how to pray when words fail you

Have you ever started to pray before you realized you didn't know what to say? Ever caught yourself praying the same mundane prayer night after night, just going through the motions? Or maybe you've felt inadequate praying in front of others, insecure because you're...

Showing humility

Most who know me well know that I am not a passive person. Those who know me even better know that I can sometimes be what I prefer to call "overly assertive" (not to be confused with aggressive). The chapter of life I find myself in today and recently could easily be...

The key to controlling your temper

Everyone gets angry, even my husband. And if you know my husband, you’re probably thinking, “She’s full of it.” But it happens. Some of us just hide it better than others. Me? I wear my emotions on my sleeve, and I’m not proud of it. Not that I think we should all...

My greatest flaws…and what I’m doing about them

I've never been a super secretive person. Private, yes, but never secretive. I like to think of myself as an open book; I just don't like to turn my own pages. But for reasons I think every human being can understand, there are certain negative qualities about myself...