Have you ever been asked to share your story and wondered what to say?
Or maybe you’re the one in the audience listening.
Those insignificant details caused you to lose interest. Perhaps the person rambled. Lacked clarity. Never provided an aha moment.
Sharing our stories is scary. But it doesn’t have to be.
I’ve been really sad for a while.
I’ve found myself choking back tears as I watch and listen to Facebook feeds, the Twitter battles, the comments of friends, neighbors, strangers.
The vitriol. The toxicity. The accusations. The harshness. The distrust.
Have you ever known someone whose life looked fabulous from the outside and then one day imploded?
Do you ever fear that will be you?
Valentine’s Day can provide incredible opportunities to spread joy and love to those you know regardless of their relational status.
Here are 7 ways to make your single friends feel extra appreciation and support.
Over the last few years, I’ve had the joy of diving into Scripture with more than 250,000 people from around the globe during the Lent. The focused days of reading and reflection fortify my faith and create a treasured space for God to speak, heal, and guide.
A recent study by Chapman University revealed Americans wrestle with more fears than you might expect. Top concerns include crime, talking to strangers, romantic rejection, terrorism, natural disasters, public speaking, dying, and going bankrupt.
Oh, and I almost forgot: clowns. Nearly seven percent of us experience angst around make-up wearing entertainers.
Did you resonate with an item on that list? I do.
All too often during Lent, the focus pinpoints what people give up. Sugar. Twitter. Netflix.
But what if this year you focused on what you’re laying hold of?
Maybe you’re in a season of abundance. You have favor and delight and more opportunities than you know what to do.
Maybe you’re in a season of grace. You’re learning your limitations, discovering weaknesses, and awakening to God’s provision in the midst.
Maybe you’re in a season of adversity. Your marriage or finances or health or job is relationships are crumbling.
No matter what season you find yourself in, your Heavenly Father wants to speak to you. read more…
I hope you had a joyful Christmas. Can you believe the New Year is almost here? That was fast.
I’ve been praying hard about 2017. Maybe you, like me, share some of same emotions… the hope… the hesitancy…the expectancy… the questions of what will come.
Some of my most favorite events during the year are Christmas teas, brunches, and celebrations. The décor, outfits, food, and activities are always joyous.
Here are 7 tips to ensure your next Christmas event is a knockout.