TYC Living

Do You (but with an *)

My social media timelines are filled with very inspiring, motivating people. A common theme among them is the "do you" message. Do what makes you happy. Do what works for you. Do whatever you want to do. While I have spent over a decade trying to get people to be authentic...essentially "do you," I think… Continue reading Do You (but with an *)

Life Coaching, TYC Living

Six Months Into Grace

Well, half the year is over and I'm still living, moving, and have my being in God's grace. My #oneword for this year is "Grace." Every year I choose a word that embodies my goals and directs my personal strategy for achieving those goals. My one word basically serves as a reminder throughout the year.… Continue reading Six Months Into Grace

Life Coaching, TYC Living

Wait is an Action Verb

I can't believe it's already April. I'm so busy that the spring just sprung itself on me. What am I busy doing? Well, let's see... As a novice container gardener I am waiting for the last frost so I can move my veggies outside. I'm waiting for my younger son to make his college choice.… Continue reading Wait is an Action Verb

Life Coaching, TYC Living

Just Stop Talking

The end of the year is approaching and we're all making plans for next year. My husband and I are in the process of choosing our #oneword for 2021. It's a "thing" in our home. We pray and meditate on God's instruction for the coming year. Then, we choose a word that will keep us… Continue reading Just Stop Talking

Life Coaching, TYC Living

Be Honest with Me

Did you miss me? Be honest. It's okay if you didn't even notice I was away. It's been a few weeks since I lasted posted on Shine TYC. I've been consumed by completing the first draft of a project that's due — and my older son's wedding and my younger son's college applications. If I'm… Continue reading Be Honest with Me

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

Life Coaching, TYC Living

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