I cannot believe that 2018 is almost over. I’m not really sure how the end of the year got here so quickly, but it’s here. And we are in the middle of the busiest time of the year. What a perfect time to talk about self care. In a season that is full of long to-do lists, family dinners, shopping, cooking, meeting year end deadlines, etc, it can be easy to make compromises with our rest time and feel like we’re just coping. How often have we given everything of ourselves during the Christmas season and come out of it feeling under the weather? I don’t know about you, but I have used the line, “I’ll just start again in the new year” way too many times.
I love the church. Like, tears running down my face when I think of the church kind of love. It really fills my bucket seeing people connecting and laughing and praying together. When I speak about “the church” I am not just referring to the one church that I attend. I’m talking about the global church, the whole community of Christ followers. [Read more…]