No one really needs to hear my words about racial injustice right now, but I do think someone needs my voice. There is a difference between throwing words out there and being a voice. We can be a voice with few words. Being a voice means I have not passed on by or pretended I did not see.
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!
In this encore episode, learn about secrets to a long marriage based on friendship, get four ready-to-print downloads for wedding shower games, plus a fun bonus freebie, and recommendations for resources that could help your marriage.
There is a lot of stuff going on in our world right now. This means a lot of opportunities to argue, for people to follow their gut and then make a mistake, for not being prepared enough for financial stress, and for choices that could lead to consequences. In relationships, it’s often tempting to say, “I told you so” when someone else messes up. But what if we flipped the script to 4 other little words? I still love you. Whether it’s related to a pandemic, an election, a cause, or a disagreement, we have the opportunity to love. And that’s […]
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. […]
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 […]
What we learned from too many years of expectations and let-downs is that gift-giving out of obligation dictated by the calendar isn’t what has kept us together. What has held us together is that my husband treats me with the same genuine love every day of the year.
Do you remember when your world was contained to the people you saw at home and at work each day? Social media has opened an opportunity to have public forum discussions on a daily basis, and the result is sometimes that we say too much.