Breaking Free From Approval Addiction

I have a confession to make. I am a “People Pleaser”,and it can be rather bothersome at times. I really want to be liked and accepted.I want to be able to say with Sally Field,“You like me, you really like me”.However, life is not an awards ceremony and ultimatelypeople pleasing is a rather exhausting and frustrating activity.Continue reading “Breaking Free From Approval Addiction”

Birth Of A Blog: RDJ #8

Close to home: journal share from same time last year… Welcome to my journal. Here you will get a peek into the pages of my heart. Unedited (for the most part) and as they were written. I do leave out portions which are extremely personal or potentially intrusive to those I love; also some ofContinue reading “Birth Of A Blog: RDJ #8”

The Lesson of The Lunchbox

You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another humbly in love.Galatians 5:13 While enjoying a lovely meal with two other Christian couples recently, the conversation somehow turned to lunch. Now, I am not sure how or why the discussionContinue reading “The Lesson of The Lunchbox”

A Simple Plan To Follow Your Man

Trust in the LORD and do good;dwell in the land and enjoy safe pasture.   Take delight in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart. Psalm 37:3-4 No, he ‘s not perfect. Neither am I. We are alike in imperfection yet opposite in many ways as individuals. We are united in marriage,Continue reading “A Simple Plan To Follow Your Man”