I can talk myself out of friendship. I can fall heavy on the introvert side. I can tell myself I don't have time, or it will require too much, or it won't be what I need it to be. I hate to admit how many times I have allowed social anxiety to cancel plans. Earlier … Continue reading I can talk myself out of friendship
Trust the Lord with our WHOLE heart and do not try to reason our way out of that place of safety and sanctuary.
Recently I am being asked more and more to share a talk I have created on building resilience in children. The basic foundation of the workshop is intentionally teaching our children how to forgive. For any children in our lives, we need to actively find ways to eliminate brittle bitterness. Instead, we need to model and … Continue reading Three Ways to Build Resilience in Children Through Forgiveness
I am going to say it. I may not have had to walk uphills both ways in the snow wearing one shoe while chewing on cornstalk for daily nutrition but I do think there is something unique about my upbringing that is lacking today. I wasn't allowed to quit. To be called a quitter was … Continue reading One lie we cannot afford to keep selling to our children and 10 scriptures to help them break through
I am not interested in the rest of the world realizing that the entire planet actually is run by women who do not have the actual titles or pay to back that up. If men are ever given the honor of carrying life I might change my mind. However, I am interested in many aspects … Continue reading The Top 6 Things the Intrawebs Taught Me Today About Women In Leadership
You may find yourself in a similar position as me. A cool thing has ended and you are waiting around for the next cool bus to jump on. Maybe it's a project. Maybe it's a job. Maybe it's a calling. Maybe it's just a feeling that something is coming down the line. I may not … Continue reading I don’t have anything innovative to say.
I cannot bear to watch what happened at The Cross. Movies like The Passion, or last week's episode of The Bible make me sick to my stomach. The cruelty, the torture, the shame, drive me to tears. Because frankly I'm not worth it. I can make it balance out in my head. If I had … Continue reading The Coolest Thing Ever About The Hollowness of Hopelessness