Faith, Hope and Acceptance: My Journey

Faith, Hope and Acceptance: My Journey

Monday, September 04, 2017

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Janet Siler

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    10 Oct, 2017
    The Transformative Power of Conflict
    Conflict. Battle. War. These words evoke harsh images of destroyed cities and ruined lives. Generally, we are not inclined to embrace these things, to willingly invite them into our lives or see them in a positive light. Genuine war and conflict between nations and people are tragedies that have sometimes been necessary. Often, they were preventable. While some have had noble causes, they are seldom worth the destruction and devastation they leave behind. Despite this, there have been relatively
  2. Planning For The Future
    11 Sep, 2017
    Planning For The Future
    Maybe you are just starting out and you don’t know where you want to go, maybe you have changed your mind about where you are, maybe you know where you want to go but you aren’t sure you can get there. Regardless, forging a new path in life can be overwhelming. They say life is a journey and figuring out your life can be a lot like planning a vacation. When my life has gotten off course and I’m starting over for one reason or another, understanding the nature of vacation planning helps me
  3. What Kind of Light Are You?
    28 Aug, 2017
    What Kind of Light Are You?
    I spent many years believing I was shy. I lived within that definition of myself, telling myself there was something wrong with me because I didn’t love large social events, believing that I lacked confidence because large groups of people intimidated me. I compared myself to others who moved seamlessly through a room, making friends and connections along the way. I didn’t understand the difference between being an introvert and being shy. I viewed myself as a candle, easily overpowered by the
  4. Finding What Fits
    21 Aug, 2017
    Finding What Fits
    You know how you feel when everything fits? When you head out into the world in the right outfit that fits just right? It’s like you can do anything, you can take on the world. There’s bounce in your step. There’s nothing worse for your confidence than clothes that don’t fit. Spending your day pulling up your pants, trying to stretch out the waistline or trying not to trip on the pants cuffs does not help you exude anything confidence. Sometimes, when we go shopping, we are fooled in the store.