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The April Challenge!!

For those of you who don't know April is the month of Rape & Sexual Abuse Awareness! The color that represents this month of awareness in my community is teal!  I have decided to paint my nails and toes teal for the entire month of April.  I want to encourage those of you who are support of this cause or a survivor to do something bold with the color teal in this upcoming month.  I would love it if you would email me pictures of what  creative bold thing you do with the teal color and I will post it on my blog! Please send your pictures to 4hopeandhealing@gmail.com. Let's be bold together and show our support of the survivors of rape and sexual abuse.        In doing this I decided to research to see what this color represents. Teal is a blue green color and teal represents trustworthiness, devotion and healing.  The green in this color represents growth, healing, hope, peace, balance, self acceptance, forgiveness, and serenity. The blue in this color represents truth, …

Balance or Chaos There is No In Between!

The definition of balance is to keep or put something in a steady position so that it does not fall, as a noun it means an even distribution of weight enabling someone or something to remain upright and steady.  I have found myself out of balance in the past few months. It seems it would be easy to achieve balance in my life but I struggle with it and it's difficult to hold onto.  I have been unemployed since July 2011 and since I have been home my mind is constantly spinning.  It's because I don't have that balance and structure that I crave, I don't know what to do with my days to fill them with positive productive things.  I will tell you that when I seek God, pray, read my devotions and even the bible my days just flow and I feel balanced again.  It's because God is honoring my decision to put Him first in my day and He in turn blesses my days and I feel productive and peaceful.  He is holding me steady and upright, He is helping me so I don't fall.  All I …