Jewel’s book “Thank You Lord I Don’t Look Like What I Have Been Through”

I don’t look like what I have been through. And you don’t have to look like the abuse, dysfunction, grief, stress, sickness, struggle or heartache you have been through.

How to Get Relief from Emotional Pain

Pain is like a smoke alarm. If you take out the batteries because you don’t like the noise, or you never put in new batteries, your house could burn down. Don’t let your life be destroyed into ashes because you are ignoring the pain you feel in your heart, body, relationships, finances or job situation. If there is smoke, there is a fire starting. Put out the fire with action, courage and faith. Pay attention to the “alarm signals” or you will pay a heavy price.”

Shift Happens

Marriage is in trouble…   Job is gone…? Feeling misunderstood, unappreciated, left out, tired or stressed? You’ve let your weight get out of control… Struggling in your faith…seeking guidance? Not enough money at the end of the month? Friends no where to be found? Rent just increased?   Family member critically ill? You feel like yourContinue reading “Shift Happens”

I’m So Proud of My Heart

I’m so proud of my heart. There were times my heart couldn’t breathe. It has been; played, hurt, naïve, deceived and dishonest, bruised, cheated out of affection, broken from grief, in denial, disappointed, disrespected, exhausted from caring too much, heavy with worry and shame, wanted to stop beating and felt alone. Yet, my heart has notContinue reading “I’m So Proud of My Heart”