Inner Strength: Do You Have It?

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“We may get knocked down on the outside, but the key to living in victory is to learn how to get up on the inside.”
~ Joel Osteen

I’ve never met a strong person with an easy past.

It’s just that simple.

If you consider yourself a resilient person, then you know exactly what I am talking about.

You know what you have been through and know who you are because of it all.

Inner strength doesn’t come from external forces.  It doesn’t come from modeling others’ behavior or using words that others use to sound strong.

It doesn’t come from empty mantra’s or stickers on your fridge that tell you “It’s all good.”

Inner strength is earned and is the direct result of what you choose to focus on, what meaning it has, and what you are going to do about it. Continue reading

When Life Breaks You Open

Your life is speaking to you.  Do you hear it?  What is it telling you?

Life is a constant influx of opposites. There is much joy to be experienced and on the flip side, much pain.  If you are reading this and have experienced something painful or are currently experiencing something painful, I hope this post helps you to know that I get it.   I also want you to know that I have faith in you that one day you will pull on every ounce of courage you have to step out of your pain and step into healing. Continue reading