As I prepare to attend the American Association of Christian Counselor’s World Conference this week, my friend and author Joanie Bruce agreed to stop by and spend some time with you. I’m so grateful! Thanks, Joanie!
Dear readers: Does your To Do pile keep growing and your Done pile stay the same … like mine?
As hard as I try to catch up with my work, it never gets done. I wash dishes, clean the sink, wipe down all the counter tops, and the next thing I know, there are more dishes in the sink to wash. I put a load of clothes in the washing machine, dry them, fold them, and put them away, but when I go back into the utility room the next day, the hampers are full again.… Read the rest
What should you do when you’ve been deeply hurt by another person? What if the hurt was intentional? What if they don’t see the problem, or they don’t care about your pain?
Today I’m honored to welcome Sherry Gareis, author, life coach, and one-half of the awesome team at Action Plan Ministries. She’s going to share with us what she learned through one very difficult period of her life. Sherry …
These are some of the first words that come to mind when thinking about the ugly, unwanted weeds that can overtake our beautifully manicured lawns and garden beds. But did you know that weeds can create a stronghold on the joy of your heart as well?
They can. And they do.… Read the rest
I love the Faith Deployed community–a network of military spouses who join together to love and support each other. And I love Jocelyn Green who started it all, lovingly offering her time and writing talent to encourage where she can.
Today, Jocelyn joins us here to tell us the story of her first Thanksgiving. Okay, not her first Thanksgiving, but the first Thanksgiving she tried to put her best foot forward and create the perfect meal. Can anyone besides me relate to this?
It had started out simple enough. My friend Mindelynn and I decided to host the holiday feast from my apartment near Washington, D.C. for my brother Jason, and my boyfriend Rob. Then we added four more guests, and decided to really let our domestic talents shine.… Read the rest