I’m a firm believer that I will not always find myself surrounded by the people that I expected to have around me….. Nevertheless, I will always find myself surrounded by the people who were divinely appointed to wall the journey of life with me at any given moment in time
Tag Archives: self-acceptance
Learning to relate
We spend a great portion of our lives trying to get to know others.
Hey bro! (imagine)
I know that this is the last thing that you want to hear… but you have to give yourself permission to imagine what life can be like outside of your mess.
Self-approval > Approval of others
It is your obligation and duty to create a life that is in alignment with who you were created to be.
Instead of worrying what others think of you, focus on what you think of “you.” Better yet, embrace the person, who you currently are, as part of your journey. Perhaps you not yet attained the level of greatness that you desire to have. Nevertheless, who you are right now is exactly who you need toContinue reading “Labels”
There is no need to pretend to be someone that you are not. God loves you as you are. Your current circumstance never changes the amount of love that He has for you. Rest in that truth instead of soaking in self-dissatisfaction. God made no mistake when He created you. He delights in you andContinue reading “Stop pretending”
Be you! (No apologies needed)
Got a minute? Thought I’d leave you with some encouragement to go out and be all who God created you to be…
The challenge with defining “sacrifice”
Have three minutes to spare? I’d like to share this thought with you. Feel free to comment below to join in the conversation. Bendiciones! John Eli is a transformational life coach who has spent over 15 years mentoring individuals in life skills, career transitions, and through organizational change. His resume includes pastoral care, behavioral health, andContinue reading “The challenge with defining “sacrifice””
Radical love > Self-hatred
I chose to confront this question with a clear and conscious decision to love myself regardless of the opinions, or judgement, of others. I concluded that the gospel is much more than a “get out of hell for free” card. It is an invitation for me
How I overcame anger, disgust, and self-hatred
Feelings can be used as a launching pad that sends you on a pathway towards redemption, restoration, and change. However, if not dealt with, feelings can hold you prisoner to the things you hate most.