TYC Living

7 Things I MUST Believe in More than God

COVID19 sheltering has given me time to ponder the mysteries of my life. Some of these discoveries are welcome additions. I've learned that I have more patience, perseverance, and discipline than I thought I had. Other discoveries have been tough to acknowledge and excruciating to accept. The most disappointing is that there are seven things… Continue reading 7 Things I MUST Believe in More than God

TYC Living, TYC World

When You Know Something Is Not Right

Governor John Kasich speaking at the 2020 DNC made me so happy. Not because I'm a die hard Democrat— because I am not. Not because I'm a die hard Buckeye— though I certainly am. But, because I want to stop feeling so yucky and polarized. I did my miserable years at recess in dirty sandboxes… Continue reading When You Know Something Is Not Right

Bible Stuff, TYC World

Clothe Yourselves in Love…and a Mask

I can't believe that with over 160K deaths we are still in debate about whether or not to wear masks. Americans— this includes me— are fed up with not being able to do what we want to do, when we want to do it, and with whom we choose. I'm supposed to be in Martha's… Continue reading Clothe Yourselves in Love…and a Mask

Family/Relationships, Life Coaching, TYC Living

5 Reasons You Might Need to Burn Bridges

I'm simple but complex. To me, those things are not at odds with each other. The opposite of simple is "complicated"— not complex. Complication is horizontal. Complexity is vertical. When you're life is complicated it has a lot of interconnected parts popping off in multiple directions. On the other hand, a complex life is having… Continue reading 5 Reasons You Might Need to Burn Bridges

Entertainment, TYC World

Of Course, I See God in HAMILTON

This is SHINE TYC and we see God everywhere...at least that's our prayer. We see the world through the lens of our faith, we purposely consume entertainment through that same lens. With that being said....like many of you I got my Disney+ subscription this week so I could see the Broadway sensation, Hamilton. It was… Continue reading Of Course, I See God in HAMILTON

Entertainment, TYC World

Sweet Magnolias: The World We Need, But Can’t Quite Believe In Right Now

This is one of the hardest review assignments I've ever had. The difficulty has nothing to do with the show's characters or its storylines. It has more to do with the current state of the nation. The day I began watching the first season of "Sweet Magnolias" on Netflix I had just written about Amy… Continue reading Sweet Magnolias: The World We Need, But Can’t Quite Believe In Right Now

TYC World

The Amy Cooper Apology: Stop Saying “I’m Sorry” and Repent

I first fell in love with words when I was seven years old. I still passionately love words today. To speak them, write them, or read them— centers me in the presence of God. Words are powerful. They can invoke pride, fear, comfort and chaos. That's why when I saw the video of Amy Cooper… Continue reading The Amy Cooper Apology: Stop Saying “I’m Sorry” and Repent