I am always posting pictures on social media. My friends and family get to see pictures of our school, my kids being silly, food, and everything in between. But here’s the reality of it. The picture above is what a <good> work day looks like for me. I say good because things are actually somewhat … More Don’t Let the Pictures Fool You
It’s incredibly disappointing, depressing, stressful, and discouraging when we feel like no one else sees “the real us.” -Pastor Jeff Little, Who Am I? I have read and re-read this sentence more times than I should have. With each read I’m taken back to a dark time in my life. I remember feeling everything named … More The Real ME
As Matt and I have been connecting with more and more couples who are blending families, we’ve noticed an obstacle that no one wants to talk about but almost everyone has faced. If you are remarried, you may have found yourself thinking about the good times in your past marriage or relationship – especially if … More The Thing No One Wants to Talk About After Remarrying
A few days ago I posted a legitimate question on one of my social networking pages. I asked how to respond realistically but biblically when someone continues to “slap” you. I even gave the scripture of turning the other cheek when someone slaps you (Matthew 5:38-39) because I know that’s the scripture one goes to … More An Eye For An Eye – Vengeance Is Mine
MOTIVATOR According to audioenglish.org, the noun MOTIVATOR has only 1 sense: “a positive motivational influence” (emphasis added). I’ve been thinking about this a lot over the past day or so because I surround myself with many types of people who are viewed as motivators. I consider my own self to be a motivator in certain … More Teacher, Coach, Entrepreneur, Parent, Mentor. . .Are You As Effective As You Think? 3 Questions That Will Make or Break You as a Motivator.
Just like it happened yesterday, I remember exactly how that morning played out for me. I was at our campus ministry building catching some extra moments of sleep before going to my Spanish class when a fellow student came in and asked if I heard what just happened. We turned on the news wondering what … More 9.11.01: A Bird’s Eye View