Here’s How God is Prompting Me…How About You?

God has been prompting me in unexpected ways, How about you? The last 4 years have been a wild ride for me. God has been prompting me to minister to others in ways that I could have never imagined. You don’t have all day, so here’s a quick recap…along with some questions for you. 2013 […]

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When Christmas is a Mixed Bag

A couple of weeks ago I couldn’t imagine writing this blog post But here I am…so I thought I’d keep it real. The last two weeks have been mixed – to say the least. Dec 1- 4  We went to So Cal to visit my 93 year-old father who has lung cancer, and my husband’s […]

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Losing Our Spiritual Footing

Hope when we losing our spiritual footing in the face of extreme difficulties. www.kimfredrickson.com

I have the honor today of sharing a post, “Losing Our Spiritual Footing”, by my author friend, Georgia Shaffer*. Georgia and I met when Georgia was gracious enough to provide an endorsement of my book, Give Yourself a Break: Turning Your Inner Critic into a Compassionate Friend. Georgia and I also shared a rough last […]

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Reclaim a Part of Yourself

Do you ever feel like you’ve lost a part of yourself? Do you sometime not recognize yourself, and wonder where you went? You are not alone. The difficulties of life, necessary adjustments, and demands on you from a variety of sources can diminish parts of you, or push them to the side. The good news […]

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Fight for Yourself

Kim Fredrickson shares how important it is to fight for what you need. She gives practical steps to help you advocate for yourself as a compassionate friend www.kimfredrickson.com

Fight for Yourself What did you think when you read, “Fight for Yourself”?     Probably a lot of different responses!   Scared – Fight is a dangerous word No Way – I can’t, don’t know how, I’m not supposed to Yeah! – That’s right, I will, what she said! Confused – Huh? What does […]

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Give Yourself Time

Give Yourself Time to adjust and take care of yourself when going through difficult times www.kimfredrickson.com

  Give Yourself Time I apologize for not posting for quite a while…I was giving myself time as I’ve been going through a lot of transitions lately. A few weeks ago I was speaking at my Retirement Party put on by Western Seminary, Sacramento. They hosted this lovely party for area therapists and my past […]

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We All Need Kindness

  We All Need Kindness I had the privilege last week to share with 15 Hospital Chaplains different ways to show others that we all need kindness –not only toward others, but also toward ourselves. Specifically, I shared ways they can teach themselves as well as their patients and their families how to be compassionate […]

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God Has Not Failed or Disappointed Me

    How to Walk Through Pain and Suffering in Our Lives Last Monday I was honored to have my friend, Linda ask me to speak to her college class about the above topic.  As I was preparing, I was able to put into words why I believe that God has not failed or disappointed […]

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Secrets to Getting Through Tough Times – Part 2: Understanding Grief

So what really is grief? Isn’t just lots of crying?   That is such a normal question to ask. Grief is the process of letting go of someone or something that was deeply important to you. Grief is very different for each person, and comes in waves of ever changing emotions. If you don’t know […]

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Secrets for Getting Through Tough Times – Part 1: Grieve Well

Last week in my post, What’s My Secret? I shared how to take the emotionally healthy path of “Let it BE” when going through tough times. Choosing this path means letting yourself BE in whatever is going on in reality, and inviting God to be with you in it.     This is in contrast […]

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