When You’re Weary, Feeling Small

I’m a song lyric junkie, there are countless lyrics floating through my mind at any given time.  I often wonder what I could do with this brain of mine, if it wasn’t so crammed full of song lyrics?!  Bridge Over Troubled Water is the song running through my mind tonight, as I think about a friend who is feeling beat up by life.  She is “weary and feeling small”.  I wished while listening to her share her discouragement that there was something I could do to make her situation better. Some guarantee I could give her that her next try would result in success, but all I could do was listen and encourage her to get back up again. Continue reading “When You’re Weary, Feeling Small”

Encourage Yourself!

I consider myself a fairly encouraging person. I can see the good in others and like to let them know.  I can also see what someone might be struggling with and I like to be able to speak to their potential and remind them that even though they may not be there (wherever “there” may be) that they will get there! I enjoy being a cheerleader, however, I’ve discovered I’m not so good at waving the pom poms in my own direction.  Do any of you suffer from this same oddity?  You “rah, rah, rah!” for others in your life and then “boo” the home team? Continue reading “Encourage Yourself!”