By 9pm, all of my energy is gone. Whispering good night to my kids and managing the seven stairs down to my bedroom, I congratulate myself on surviving. Surviving, not thriving, is my goal this season. And that's okay. Maybe you have been there? My season is marked by a big move. My husband is … Continue reading Are You Thriving or Surviving?
My biggest takeaway from She Speaks 2017. Sometimes, lessons reach us in tough ways!
I had a neighbor I struggled to love. We had a brief friendship, then a fall-out. Over what, I have no idea. My discomfort around her was palpable. Instead of trying, my strategy became avoidance. My kids would ask to go out front to ride bikes and I wouldn’t answer until I looked out the … Continue reading Three Simple Ways to Love Others
"What makes you great?" A confident woman from the Bronx stood on stage, head held high, and challenged those of us attending the pre-conference dinner. Without a doubt, I squirmed in my seat. Maybe you did, too, reading the question. Or maybe a little voice whispered in your head, "you aren't great." The following … Continue reading Greatness is Within
Scripture encourages us to have deep roots in faith. For so long, I neglected this and my soul ached. Just as plants need care, so do our spiritual lives.
Sometimes, what seems good turns out to be a spiritual distraction.
The past year has not been easy. One word sums it up for me.