More than ever before, digital communication is a vital means of staying connected with others. But sometimes a little social media distancing is needed to preserve relationships when opinions burn hot, passion is ignited, and misinformation is abundant. Why not reclaim digital media for positive influence!
How we handle ourselves when we’re wrong says a lot more about us than being wrong about something does. If we handle it with maturity and grace, that shows humility. But if we get defensive and argumentative, it shows emotional immaturity.
This week, I talk with Jill Savage, where we discuss how to prepare for and experience joy in the empty nest phase of life. Learn what to let go of and then what we need to grab hold of as we transition from raising children to releasing them from the nest.
I’ve had many requests for my bread recipe, so I decided to post it. I have used it for dinner rolls and cinnamon rolls as well as loaves of bread and for years it was a staple at our house—until several of us had to go gluten-free. Go figure! But my husband can still enjoy homemade bread. I love it because it’s so budget friendly and uses few ingredients, yet it’s delicious and soft, especially right out of the oven. The trick to good bread is in the kneading and it making sure it isn’t too sticky or too stiff. […]
We can love others and bring glory to God even when unexpected circumstances shake us up. A repurposed life is one that is driven by a different approach to interruptions and crisis. It is one where there is peace when the “normal” response might be panic. It’s where resilience takes priority over resentment. This is the life where hope triumphs over hysteria. Ten tips for how to hold on to hope and peace and discover the source of resilience in hard times.
God has been slowly changing me from someone who avoided people who have different worldviews from me to someone who wants to engage and learn. In this episode, I give some tips for how this perspective change looks in practical application.
We have been subtly tricked into believing that fear is the voice we should listen to. We have become enemies of one another, champions of causes over people. What if we found new purpose for life and we shut out the fear and lived by love?
This might be tough to accept, but if you want to achieve a dream of any kind, you’re going to have to admit that no one else has more time in a day than you do. Others aren’t just lucky. They weren’t given more time. They learned how to kick out the lies that held them back, and they made some changes to use their time differently.
In this episode, author and speaker Kathy Carlton Willis returns to talk about how she became God’s Grin Gal and how she has discovered joy, even in the midst of difficult circumstances. Learn how to grow your “JQ”—joy quotient.
In an coming podcast episode, I will be talking about time and some of the lies be believe about our time. I recommended these resources for anyone working to get a grip on time. If you’re overwhelmed, longing to figure out how to “find” more time, these are a good place to begin with changes that figure out the spiritual element first and then the time management. The Best Yes: Making Wise Decisions in the Midst of Endless Demands by Lysa TerKeurst. She talks about how to say no to in order to overcome the stress of an overwhelmed schedule and […]