Do You Need New Friends?

Do they know your dreams and ambitions? Are they your biggest supporters? Are you theirs? If your friends determine the course of your life, do you need new friends?

Everyone is under-encouraged

Everyone is under-encouraged. I grew up hearing my dad say that sentence on repeat. Everyone is under-encouraged. If you’re like 95% of the humans in our society (including myself), you’re immediate response to that statement was: You’re so right. I am under-encouraged. Yes. You do fall in the category of everyone and I hate that your under-encouraged. […]

Stop waiting for encouragement

Whatever you are doing, work at it with enthusiasm as to the Lord and not for people. [Colossians 3:24] Easier said than done, right? As you know, last week I wrote a blog post for the first time in almost 9 months.  It seems silly, but it took a lot of gumption for me to […]

When life gets boring.

When my youngest sister was 3 or 4 years old, she’d walk around the house saying, “Mommy, I’m boring!”  What she meant was, ‘”Mommy, I’m bored!” but she hadn’t figured out the nuance of correct grammar yet.  We’d all chuckle and never corrected her, because it was so darn cute. Last week, I was driving […]

Back to school with intention

It’s the first day of Fall 2013 for all of us at Belmont University.   As I got in bed last night, I couldn’t help but think about how I wanted to start this year off. I decided to get up earlier than usual and head to Bongo Java to get the best-value breakfast in town […]