Who among us really enjoy change? I’m not talking about the kind of change that comes when you move to a new city or new job. I’m not talking about the changes that occur organically throughout life such as friends who pass through our corner of the world on their way to their next adventure […]
Friends should be the people who inspire you, motivate you, support you, and lovingly call you out when you are being an idiot. I am so blessed to have so many of those people in my life. I haven’t always wanted to hear what they’ve had to say, but when it comes from a place […]
How many times do my family and I sit together and actually listen to each other? Like most people today, probably not many. Sure, we sit together. We have meals together, but do we actually listen? Do we give our full attention to the people who are supposed to mean the most to us? Are […]
Earlier this month, I started rethinking how I spend my money. I wish I could say that I had spontaneously become enlightened about my spending habits and chose to take a more responsible path. The truth is, though, that my paycheck was almost $1000 less than it normally is. So, I had to take a hard look at where and how I spend my money. I had to make my lifestyle work within the existing boundaries of my bank account.
Sometimes we all need to take an inventory of ourselves. The world we live in today pressures us to look outside of ourselves to find fault and blame and happiness and fulfillment. We as a society have been conditioned to hang our mood and self-worth on the conditions around us rather than the conditions within […]
We all have friends we can rely on for just about anything. These are friends who have been there for us through thick and thin. Friends who, despite time and distance, pick up a conversation as though it never ended – Forever Friends. There are also those friends you know that you could never ask […]
Now, I know what some of you are thinking, “There’s only one way to save your soul, and that is through Jesus.” While I agree with you to some extent (I’ve been a saved Christian since I was 6), what I am talking about is not the same thing. I’m not talking about “saved my […]