give yourself grace
What’s easy? Seeing yourself based on how others see you.
Recently I realized two people can view a trait of yours in opposite ways. Ever thought about this? One person could see this trait as defective, negative, something you need to eliminate or fix. Another person who maybe knows you better, your heart, motives could see this trait as one of their favorite qualities about you. Interesting, huh? Think about it. Is that relatable for you?
keep on keepin on
Sometimes life stinks. Sometimes life is stressful… confusing… sad… or not what you were going for.
Have you ever built something before? Anything? When I’m building something, I like to figure out ALLL the details and plan and plot and try to think through all scenarios of how I can make it the very best, how it could go wrong or things I could forget, or all the ‘if then’ things. And all of that is good and okay. But it’s not okay when
if nothing ever changed
Easy to say. Difficult to execute. Easy especially when you’re thinking visually about an icky, squishy caterpillar and a delicate, precious, beautiful butterfly. But what about the real and raw and hard things?
What things need to change in your life? What things are
lean on others
See how these books are leaning? Sometimes that’s necessary. Sometimes we’re overwhelmed or have major detours or struggles or maybe unexpected issues arise. And we fully need someone else- or lots of someone else’s- to hold us up because we just can’t do it on our own. Other times, the roles reverse and
be thankful in all things
Instead of a Mantled Monday inspiration or encouragement post, we’re posting a little differently today. All of our customers, clients, and people, YOU, are so incredibly precious to us. We do not take any ofRead more
try it from another perspective
“mama look at all the flowers!!!”
That right there hit me like a brick… Everything is a matter of perspective. He’s not wrong. To him these *are* flowers— and why can’t
explore. what more of fitting #mantledmonday than "explore" for spring? can you believe spring is here? it seems like winter is one that drags on and we wait and wait for spring to get here, and then once it's here, what do we do?
let's go explore something new this season.
it could mean exploring outside, a park, a museum, a new place, a new shop, a new coffee place, your local gardening shop, or
watch things grow
watch things grow. gosh that sounds like a nice thing to say, but lands... that's the same as watching paint dry. who has time for that. or wants to do that. nobody.
the fun thing about growth is that when you watch it so closely, you can't see it. but step away for a bit, and