Arguing is a part of life and can be healthy. I argue with myself all the time when trying to figure out simple things like what to wear or eat. But arguments can cause fights if not handed correctly. So why are arguments good? Well, they help you build intimacy with others, because you are opening up and sharing with others.
Recently, I have been challenged and had to let things go, from personal attacks to other things that were completely out of my control. And through this entire time, it’s worked out well and worked itself out. Along the way it’s taught me why I need to really not worry at all about things and can really relax and let God handle it. Now that doesn’t mean I don’t have to do anything, but it does mean that I need to let it go and not rely on my own power. Continue reading
There have been several times in my life, where I thought I knew better and really didn’t. Recently I learned that one person who I used to work with and follow, who was very passionate, stubborn, and at times all knowing, had a major change in his life, which took him away from things he had been building and required him to pivot again in his life.
Upon hearing the news, which came second hand, I immediately followed up and confirmed it for myself and asked questions surrounding the change. I can remember the days we used to sit down and talk about what was going on and the push back I’d get when I’d make a suggestion based on what I had discussed with others. It was always a bit of a challenge to talk to him about areas he was passionate about or things that he believed he had a solution for. Continue reading