I have had a long struggle with my self image! I think it’s time for a truce between my body, mind and spirit. When I was in first grade another girl called me string bean. I don’t recall that moniker bothering me because I was too young to care about labels and how skinny or … More Self Image Assessments
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. I write this fourth post about my life as a victim of spousal abuse and my survival to hopefully help and encourage someone else. You can read the first three posts to give you the background on how our marriage began to crumble. https://joyful2beeblogs.com/2018/10/08/who-loves-you-baby-2/ https://joyful2beeblogs.com/2018/10/10/introduction-healing-wounds/ https://joyful2beeblogs.com/2018/10/12/the-death-of-many-dreams/ Inescapable Once I … More Finally I Woke Up
Some of us grow up hating ourselves, criticizing ourselves for our mistakes, always trying to be perfect, never satisfied with ourselves. Then there are some who seem very confident and exhibit an air of satisfaction with themselves. Childhood Onward Our self view is a product of a multitude of factors. Beginning with our parents we learn that … More Don’t Be So Critical of Yourself
When I was about 11-12 years old, I thought perfection was something I was supposed to pursue. I read in the Bible, “Be ye perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect.” That is a high goal to set. (I know some readers may not be Christians,please just read on and you … More Who is Perfect?
Many of us are feeling useless right now, considering the tragedy laden news we hear everyday. We have heard about terrible things going on in the world: the destruction wrought by hurricanes, earthquake, fires, shootings and resultant deaths, suffering, anger, fear and other emotions that go with such horrors. What can we do to help … More Who Needs You?