Family/Relationships

Can I Give Up People for Lent?

As the Lenten season approaches, I've been having lots of conversations with friends about what we're giving up for Lent. In the past, I've given up coffee, sarcasm, diet coke, wine, cake, salty snacks, and wine again. I take the season seriously and I use my sacrifice to solemnly reflect on the sacrifice Jesus made… Continue reading Can I Give Up People for Lent?

Family/Relationships, Work/Life

One Day I Laughed… And You'll Laugh Again, Too

Our hearts go out to the grieving families of those lost in the helicopter accident with NBA superstar, Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna. We will continue to pray that God heals your broken hearts and that one day, though never understanding these tragic events, you will laugh again. It was the late 1990s and… Continue reading One Day I Laughed… And You'll Laugh Again, Too

Family/Relationships

You Can't Please Everybody, But You're Still Trying

Many of my clients are "people pleasers" and struggle to live on purpose because of it. You should certainly try to live at peace with everyone, as it depends on you. That's Romans 12:18. However, you will never live a conflict free life because there will always be people who don't like what you stand… Continue reading You Can't Please Everybody, But You're Still Trying

Work/Life

5 Things I Write…And You Should, Too

I love to write. As it turns out, God is a fan of writing things down, too. Don't believe me? #readyourbible "Write this down on a scroll as a permanent reminder, and read it aloud..." - Exodus 17:14 "Write down for the record everything I have said to you, Jeremiah." - Jeremiah 30:2 "So write… Continue reading 5 Things I Write…And You Should, Too

Health, Work/Life

Limit the View to Keep Your Peace

Recently, I had a window seat on a flight. I normally book an aisle seat because I prefer to get up and walk around a bit. However, this flight was a small regional jet so my seat had both a window and an aisle. It was a single seat that gave me aisle access with… Continue reading Limit the View to Keep Your Peace