CategoryConfessions

It almost feels sinful to read someone else’s diary — but it is how you get into the deepest of thoughts! Learn CONFESSIONS of the heart & mind. These posts are written with a diary-like feel with less emphasis on formality in writing, but usually with A LOT of emotions circulating. These are shared in hope it will also benefit someone else.

Your Past Does Not Define You; It Is Only Part of Your Story

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There are moments in life that mark a very clear before & after. It’s a point in your life’s timeline when, in looking back, you can clearly see a remarkable change as a result of an event. Do you know the types of events I am talking about? Some are devastating. But some are so wonderful. The thing they all have in common, however, is that they are life-altering events that lead to regret if...

10 Things to Do Today to Keep Coronavirus Fear Away

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You can’t turn on the television or radio or jump onto social media without seeing something about the coronavirus pop up. There are jokes, questions, rants, & everything in between. And, whether you believe it is all fear-mongering or totally true, the fact is, severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS–CoV–2) — the name of the virus that CAUSES coronavirus...

The Shocking Truth About Making Meaningful Change

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I recently had quite a shocking epiphany. It’s embarrassing, really. Why? My realization, now, seems so stinkin’ SIMPLE, but it took my over-complicated mind a ridiculous amount of circles around the obvious before finally settling on the conclusion. Are you ready for this? What if making meaningful change — to be happier, to have the life we want –only required LETTING GO...

5 Healthy Tips for Dealing with the Aftermath of Life’s Storms

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All major storms have some kind of aftermath. Sometimes, it’s flooding or piles of rubble. Other times, it’s just a few broken branches in the street & water flowing through the gutters. But, I can’t think of a time I’ve ever seen a storm come & go without there being evidence of its severity once it’s gone. Can you? Dealing with the aftermath of life’s...

The Startling Yet Simple Truth: What am I Doing with my Life?!

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Have you ever stopped yourself in your tracks one day & wondered, What am I doing with my life?! I have. A lot. This is the kind of thing that crosses my mind all too frequently. And it’s this question that, ultimately, gave Confidence & Chaos its start. This blog’s history & mission — its whole purpose, even to this day — revolves around that very question...

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But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far off have been brought near by the blood of Christ.