Inspired by SweetLeighSewn’s blog post entitled “A Love Letter to My Belly,” I decided to write this piece entitled “A Truce with My Tummy.” In retrospect, it really can be extended to be a love letter to my body. Seeing these words written down gives added impetus to live it out every day. If loving your body has become more difficult for you lately, I encourage you to try this exercise and see how it makes you feel.
We owe it to ourselves to love ourselves and practice that self-love in sometimes radical ways.
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I failed my bar exam. I was shocked. I was incredulous. I was hurt. I was disappointed. Then reality set in and the questions ensued. Of course, there were the obvious and practical questions: Did anyone else fail? What would I do with my life? What would I tell my future employer? How would my parents … Continue reading The Incredulity of Faith
Originally posted on the love story project:
For weeks I’ve wanted to write about all that’s happened in my life in 2015, but I couldn’t find a good way to get at it. I keep thinking back to a rainy Sunday night, about a year ago, when I met two friends for dinner. One was… Continue reading on the problem of wanting
I should write one of these. Her radical self-love is inspiring. Continue reading A Love Letter to My Belly
Originally posted on @michaeltnixon:
What Ben Carson’s transformation from an inspiring role model into a polarizing political figure means for the Seventh-Day Adventist Church When I turned nine years old, I started dreaming about who and what I wanted to be when I grew up. Predictably, those dreams included the usual “nine year old boy” suspects:… Continue reading Gifted Hands?
“Every human deserves protection under their country’s laws — even when that law is forgotten or ignored. Sharing three cases from her international legal practice, Kimberley Motley, an American litigator practicing in Afghanistan and elsewhere, shows how a country’s own laws can bring both justice and “justness”: using the law for its intended purpose, to protect.” — TED.com Continue reading Kimberley Motley, Afghanistan and the Rule of Law
I had a friend say recently, “Life sucks so bad.” He wasn’t speaking necessarily about his own life but about life in general. Sometimes I have to agree. Life is hard. Life is painful. The obstacles seem big – too big. Our faith seems small – sometimes too small. We seem to make some progress … Continue reading Playlist for When “I’m Going Through” and I Need Encouragement