The Problem With Praise & Why You Need It Our world spent so much time muting praise and giving credit where credit is due that we’ve grown into an egotistical and self-absorbed generation. Humility is necessary, but when we force God’s character in human ways we end up with a mess. Every time. Our efforts to keep hearts humble failed. We perverted, confused and … [Read more...] about The Problem With Praise & Why You Need It
The Merits of Social Media I couldn’t remember her name. I was sitting in front of my computer screen, there wasn’t even any pressure and I could not recall her name. Easily I pictured her face and felt the warmth of her cheerful attitude and genuine heart. But for the life of me, her name eluded me. Naturally, I turned to social media, Facebook specifically, for … [Read more...] about Social Media Isn’t Bad After All!
Is your marriage independent or co-dependent? Today you can let me know what you think about independence in marriage! Head over to Start Marriage Right and read my article on the topic and leave a comment on what God and experience have taught you through your marriage! … [Read more...] about Is Your Marriage Independent or Co-Dependent?
Real Estate Requires Real Faith Again and again the real estate lender assured us she could pull things together and day after day we didn’t close and didn’t close. One week past close of escrow and I still felt optimistic. When it carried on into week two my heart sank and my perspective shifted. Anxiety and confusion mixed and my faith felt strained. Near the finish line … [Read more...] about Real Estate Requires Real Faith: Writing in the Wait
What's Your Best Yes? Mine Bought Me Precious Time Several "best yes" experiences freckle my life. Salvation, marriage, our big move, and the last time I saw my dad. Two years ago my dad unexpectedly dropped dead but days before I made one of the best decisions of my life: I said, "Yes". God is faithful to meet our future needs. When I decided to toss my schedule and … [Read more...] about What’s Your Best Yes? Mine Bought Me Precious Time