It saddens me to say that I’ve seen people who participated in that very same event that I participated in, 25 years ago, pass judgment on people who are simply speaking up for their right to breathe.
Tag Archives: Love
What I learned from a good “bro-hug”
The exercise wasn’t the least bit complex. In fact, I didn’t expect it to trigger the emotions that it did. Yet at that moment, I felt safe and grateful, and I wanted to hug him…. and I wasn’t sure how to feel about that.
Love is still there
I ran across this quote earlier this week. I don’t know who originally penned it. However, I know that it is the absolute truth. For most of my life, I lived with an erroneous assumption that true love doesn’t ever cause pain…. Then the day came when I was the one who caused the pain…Continue reading “Love is still there”
The only person that you have the power to change is yourself. 💁♂️ Instead of judging others, choose to love them instead. 👨⚖️ Judgement impacts the brain and love impacts the heart. 🤯 Judgement hurts. Love heals.🏥 Love God ♥️ Love yourself 💛 Love others 🧡
What I learned from the lies I told myself
Making that phone call was absolutely one of the scariest things that I have ever done. However, it helped clarify the truth surrounding a lie that I had believed for years. Owning up to believing the lie paved the way to hear the truth that I needed to hear.
During the darkest season of my life, most of my struggles came from avoidant behavior. Somehow I bought into the false belief that supressing my feelings would help keep the peace…. But that couldnt have been further from the truth…. Instead of having difficult conversations, I ran from them. As disgusting as it sounds, IContinue reading “Honest love”
Do what makes your soul come alive
Many people confuse self-love for arrogance. However, they couldn’t be further from the truth. Self-love is the acknowledgment that God madd you in His image and that He loves you…. And if God loves you, then it’s ok to “love” yourself too. If He cares for you, then it’s ok to care for yourself too.Continue reading “Do what makes your soul come alive”
11 personal sins that I choose to confess and renounce
What you find below is my confession to a bundle of personal practices that have caused many pain and heartache. So here it goes……
Just a reminder that there is never a second in which you are not loved. – Go out and shine His love right there where you are at today. – Type “❤” if you agree. 👇👇👇 – – Unapologetically yours, John Eli
Grace, love, & the things we can’t see
Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone. Colossians 4:6 NIV