Dear Young Mom,

I read your posts on Facebook lamenting the fact you have to go back to work leaving your baby. Or you're wondering how you can keep a clean house, take care of multiple littles and work a job. My heart goes out to you! I want to go to your house, give you a massage,…Read more Dear Young Mom,

5 Dangerous Signs You’re a Control Freak

Control Girls often don't realize that they're Control Girls. I sure didn't. I spent the first 35 years of my life completely oblivious to my control issues. I knew I was arguing with my husband. I knew there was tension with coworkers. I knew I was frustrated with friends and family members. I just didn't…Read more 5 Dangerous Signs You’re a Control Freak

Bridging the Racial Divide in the Church

Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, “It is appalling that the most segregated hour of Christian America is eleven o’clock on Sunday morning.” Progress is slow on racial reconciliation in this country, particularly given recent events. But why do lingering divisions exist in the Church, the very communities built on the promise of forgiveness and…Read more Bridging the Racial Divide in the Church

The 21 Questions to Ask Yourself

  I ripped this list off Ed Gandia's podcast directed towards high income business writers. This was such a good podcast that I listened to it 3 times when I worked out. Answering these questions will help you frame your direction and attitude for 2017. I'm going to work through this list. I encourage you…Read more The 21 Questions to Ask Yourself

2 Shock Absorbers for Violent, Disturbing Seasons in Your Life

Summer 2015 for me is marked by shock. I’m a dictionary and thesaurus nerd and this perfectly described my summer: Shock (noun) a sudden and violent blow or impact; collision. a sudden or violent disturbance or commotion: the shock of battle. a sudden or violent disturbance of the mind, emotions, or sensibilities: The burglary was…Read more 2 Shock Absorbers for Violent, Disturbing Seasons in Your Life

When God Rips Your Mask Off

Genesis or the book of beginnings launches the story of a man and woman who had everything and lost it with a lie. That lie from the enemy sent Adam and Eve into hiding. When God came looking for them, they were afraid and ashamed at their nakedness. “Then the Lord God called to the…Read more When God Rips Your Mask Off