Love Series Day#8 Part 1: the prison of selfishness

By Monica C. Voskamp Selfishness. This has been the hardest aspect of love thus far. What I've uncovered I wish to deny, hence, I've stalled on this post! Selfishness revolves around ONE world, the person themselves. Think about it. That holds heavy implications for a person's value. It means your value is a shifting one, [...]

Love through the eyes of a silly old bear (Pooh Bear)

By Monica C. Voskamp How is it the magical moments of Disney stir up so much emotion and connection? I was watching the movie "Christopher Robin" only a few minutes and I was already tearing up.  Yes. I got *smudged* mascara from a Disney movie! And a very slow moving one at that. Maybe though, [...]

Love Series Day#7: Honor Redefined.

By Monica C. Voskamp                                                                                                                                                                    I'm looking at something a little beyond me: honor.  I have mixed feelings: I'm confused and conflicted. I'm like this princess. I'm confused even though I'm dressed in beautiful colors and crowned with gold. I should feel honored, but inside I churn with confusion.                                                                                                                                                                    I'm confused because what I've [...]

Day #4 Love Series: the Gift in your Hands.

By Monica C. Voskamp Love is not jealous. We all want a fairy tale life. Or at least I like the sound of it. 🙂 I loved Disney movies, still do. There's something so sweet as all the ugly turning around to joyous beauty. Maybe thats the plot of our lives too, all the messy, [...]

Day #3 Love Series: The way of Kindness.

By Monica C. Voskamp Kindness. I've been trying to think what it means, and looking for it in today. Thoughts on kindness kept alluding me. After work, I laid in bed for an hour trying to sleep, but feeling too much pain. I cried. I thought about this "kindness" thing. I had angry thoughts in [...]

Day #1 Love Series: What can you Count on?

By Monica C. Voskamp What is one thing you can count on in your life? Think about it. Perhaps..Your job always being there. Your man never cheating on you. Your children never disowning you. Your health the same goodness tomorrow as it is today. Whats your first thought of something you can count on? Your [...]