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Do You Live in a Grace-Filled or Shame Based Environment?

“Shame on you!” The words ricocheted through her heart, the tears falling fast. She had heard these words spoken many times in her childhood, but was unprepared to hear them again as a grown woman. But maturity had taught her a few things and this time, she didn’t hear the words in the same way. As she prayed about her […]

Impress or Inspire

Do I do what I do to impress others or to inspire them? This is a question that I ask frequently of myself. In the past, I have ¬†answered it based on the ways I assumed others would answer it. Did she think I was trying to get attention for myself? Did he think I was trying to prove something? […]

What is Success?

Success means recognizing which (part of a job) belongs to me as I depend on Christ and which part belongs to others. The best way to sabotage my own success is to be obsessed with someone else’s. ~Emily P. Freeman, Simply Tuesday I’ve been thinking about success a lot lately. I guess this is what happens when you enter middle […]

Lessons Learned from Dignity

2015 has been a weird year. I feel like I have been on a very long blogging break and I miss writing more than I can even express- more than I’ve allowed myself time to contemplate. It’s strange to go from blogging at least 3 times a week to 2 times a month, but that has been the reality of […]

When the Words Won’t Come

The words haven’t been coming lately. Even when I have a few moments to sit down with my computer and write, it just doesn’t happen. I have written approximately 322 blog posts in my head, but for some reason, the words won’t come out on the screen. Part of this is due to the fact that I am tired. Weary […]