Why You Don't Have to Prove Yourself

It’s difficult to not feel pressure in a society that praises works, beauty and monetary status, when all you’re trying to concern your mind with is how your life will be used to glorify God. How can you be sure you’re following […]

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The Best Kind of Confidence

“Being confident of this, that He who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion.” —Philippians 1:6 My confidence suffered a hefty blow! An event I was scheduled to speak at cancelled. Though their reasons had nothing to do […]

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The Myth of BFFs

The myth of Best Friends Forever (aka BFF) can be difficult to live up to. Movies and television shows would have us believe in highly unrealistic, uncomplicated, and forever lasting friendships despite the differences of the women involved. These narratives […]

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Teaching Your Kids to Ask Important Questions

As parents, we want our kids to make good choices. When they are very young, we make the majority of the decisions for them. As they grow up, mom and dad relinquish more and more of that responsibility. Whether it […]

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Unsung Heroes: Being a Role Model Outside the Spotlight

I bet most of you have never heard about Jonathan slaying a giant in the Bible, yet here it is: “And there was a again a war at Gath, where there was a man of great stature, who had six fingers on each hand, and […]

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Ticked, Annoyed, Angry?

I woke up feeling fine. But my mood didn’t last long. Stewing over a situation I couldn’t change, I felt engulfed by negative emotions — I was ticked off, annoyed, and angry.  Grumpily telling my husband how irritated I was at the situation, he responded, “Well, […]

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