Little Known Ways to Handle Conflict Well

Who stomped on your nerves this week? When was the last time someone annoyed you with their strong-willed opinion? How did you respond when someone refused to drop a prickly topic? If you’re living a healthy, vibrant life in a community, you’ll run smack into people...

How to Overcome Perfectionism with Shauna Niequist

When my mom was young, my grandfather inspected her room on the holidays in search of anything out of order. Mom and her siblings called these “Hollerdays.” As a child, my parents continued the practice of room inspection. Clothes cascaded out of my dresser like a...

This is the Greatest Example of Love

Jesus said: “Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends” (John 15:13). Thousands upon thousands of our troops are ready to lay down their lives. What a privilege to honor and celebrate the heroes who have...

How to Live in the Present

If only I can get through this season of life. I just can’t wait until graduation… finances are in order… life becomes easier. Counting down the days until vacation. I wish I had a spouse… a child… a family…a job. I’ve been known to whisper a few of those things...