There are enough Debbie Downers in this life to try to keep you small. It's time for you to stop minimizing the greatness in you! You cannot hide pieces of yourself because you are concerned with what others will think or their own jealousy. It's time for you to be brave, be bold, and be yourself! Listen as Bethany shares how she is overcoming being afraid and allowing herself to shine.
Being vulnerable can trigger anxiety and fear. Choosing to bare all and trust those closest to you will take your relationships to a deeper more meaningful level. Listen as Bethany shares her hilarious story of being caught ordering Starbucks naked, and how it relates to the risks we take with being vulnerable.
Relationships are risky! They require us to open up, be vulnerable, and let people in. But what do you do when you get hurt, stabbed in the back, or betrayed? The tendency is to close ourselves off, say "I'm never going to do that again", keep others at arms length, and isolate. Listen as Bethany shares the importance of staying connected and choosing relationship over fear. Finding the right relationships are possible because you are worth it!
Thought for the day: There are days I just want things to go back to normal! Big change happens for better or worse and we find ourselves scrambling and trying to cling to anything that feels solid, familiar, or normal. Adjusting to change brings emotional ups and downs; highs and lows you may never have... Continue Reading →
http://youtu.be/y1LeSBpWsrQ ALL MY COLORS By Bethany Conway VERSE 1: I have hidden myself for so long Pretending all is fine, life must go on Knowing if someone saw the true me My perfect world would deflate on me I want to be true to who I am, Not be who others think I am Smile... Continue Reading →
“Therefore we also, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which so easily ensnares us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, who for the joy... Continue Reading →
Sometimes there is just as much power in what is not said as what is said. Jesus said in John 8:32, "And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.” What Jesus didn't say is that truth may be tough, make you angry, scare you, and hurt, but he did... Continue Reading →
Painful truth. Painful truth is the realization that you can't hide from your feelings, your experiences, your past, your present, or your future. It's an acknowledgement of where you have been and what is. Where there is painful truth, there is self-protection and armor that can be impenetrable. Truth always catches up; we can deny its existence, but... Continue Reading →
I want to be the real authentic me in every situation of my life; whether with family or friends, on the job, at church, volunteering, etc. To be comfortable in my own skin; to agree to disagree; to love wholeheartedly; to let people in to a deeper me; to be vulnerable; full of joy; real... Continue Reading →