see url Of course, my non-ordinary sister-in-law has a husband like no other. So she did something about it.
She posted a picture of the neck of a horse and she described riding the horse as fast as she could. Adrenaline pumped right back into her blood and it freed her. You could see it on her face in the pictures that followed. Seeing her freedom helped free me, but not because I exulted in her misfortune of feeling lost.
I realized I had wrongly put her up on this pedestal of perfection. I compared myself to her because we are family, and in the process I had killed my self esteem.
To see her honesty about being in a funk and then waking herself up empowered me to shake my own self up! Her IG feed is still full of beauty and love, accompanied by a killer body, sun-kissed skin, and great hair. That was true for me and how I had viewed her life.
When I interviewed her for this article she said something that really resonated with me. Something that may even help you:.
That our biggest fear is that even given the freedom and time, we may not actually KNOW ourselves like we think we do. The whole thing changes you. To the core.
You have told yourself this narrative of who you are for as long as you can remember So wake up! You are way more than just a mom or a dad. Trying to figure out who you are after eighteen years or so of raising children can be tough. Start by making subtle changes to figure out a way that you can get closer to you. Maybe it's meditation, reading, laying out for a tan, exercising, knitting, journaling, singing, creative writing, taking a dance class, or prayer.
Whatever it is that you need to do to, know that you are valued. You are valuable. Your Creator made you for more than you could ever imagine. Reality Changing Observations:.
If you see a fellow human in a slump or funk, how can you help spark their fire? How can you find it? Name five things you could do today to show yourself that you are still thriving underneath it all. Tech Maven Home Voices As a parent, in my case a stay-at-home mom, there are all kinds of lessons that we have to learn. Sort: Newest. Featured Community Editor Christopher Benek. Not as much as you think it is, and probably not as much as it was a year ago.
Your house is worth what somebody is willing to pay for it. No more. How much is a baseball card worth? How much is a piece of art worth?
Whatever someone is willing to pay for it. It depends on who owned it in the past. Sometimes something is valuable because of who used to own it.
For example, would a car owned by Elvis Presley be more valuable than a car you owned? Or, would a guitar be more valuable because it was owned by John Lennon? You have been bought and paid for by Christ. You belong to Jesus.