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Friday, February 26, 2016

So You’re Frustrated? That’s Fantastic. Learn Why Now.

Are you feeling frustrated in some are of your life? Restless? Anxious? Unsettled? Dissatisfied? That’s so awesome! I’m super excited for you! (Wait. Did she just say she was excited for me? What the?) Yes. I did. And please don’t leave until I tell you why. Frustration is a prompt. A pre-cursor. A sign. A signal. A cue… that something...

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Tuesday, February 23, 2016

What To Do When You Feel Stranded In The Big, Fat Middle

I’ve noticed something that can really get in the way as we aspire to become all God created us to be. I want to call it out and identify 3 things we can do to move forward. But first- remember the beginning? It was easy to begin on the wings of dreamy dreams, soaring hope, and endless possibilities. The relationship was new. The baby was small. The body...

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Friday, February 19, 2016

“Overwhelm” May Not Be What You Think (Plus 5 Keys To Unlocking It)

One of the biggest obstacles to being awesome the way God made us to be is-  “overwhelm.” Being overwhelmed can be the worst. Confused. Chaotic. Overloaded. Drained. Frustrated. At our wits end. Ready to play hide and seek (without the seek). Overwhelm gets in the way of everything else because it feels impossible to know what to do next. For example…...

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Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Why You Can Commit To Living An Awesome Life

If you would have been sitting there with me all those times, you would have seen it, too. Simply amazing… The transformation- her body from damaged to redeemed; his heart from cowardly to courageous; her soul from shame-wrought to worthiness; his thoughts from suicidal to sound; her faith from deep doubt to total trust; his life from panicked to peaceful; her journey from captivity to freedom; his parenting from neglected to connected; her...

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Friday, February 12, 2016

How To Win The War Over Self-Condemnation

God made us to be awesome, but it doesn’t always feel that way does it? Problems block our path and trap us. Often, one of our biggest obstacles isn’t outside of us, but within us. We are held hostage by self-condemnation. But we don’t have to be. We can absolutely find freedom when we are willing to face the monster head on. If you’re...

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Wednesday, February 10, 2016

“Why Am I Here?” a simple plan for purpose

As you know, Valentine’s Day is almost here. (GET YOUR GIFT!) While I get this holiday is about romance, roses, chocolate, mushy cards, and fancy dinners for a lot of folks, it’s about something else for me. It’s about you. Yes, I know the last email was about you too. But see, you are fantastic. And I have a sense you need to be reminded of it more often. I...

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Friday, February 5, 2016

Take 4 Steps To Be A Hero Today

I attended a workshop in Nashville this week where we unpacked the elements of every great story- the hero, the problem, the guide, the plan, the action scene, and the resolution. I had a great trip and met some wonderful people and… I just kept thinking about YOU. How you are the hero of your story. That’s right, you, my Faithful Friend. You...

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