pride

blind…

When I was growing up, I thought there was only one kind of blindness: the kind that causes a physical impairment of the eyes. Until recently, I didn’t understand that there was a different type of blindness: the kind that causes an impairment of the heart and soul. Spiritual blindness. Those people who cannot see…

#cringe

I treasure so many things: My bible. It’s gotten me through the last 7 years. Without it, I would be lost. My coffee. Thank you Jesus for coffee…and creamer. My sweet husband. Clearly, these are not listed in order of importance… My four beautiful children. They are a gift, even though they mostly make me…

when serving isn’t so glamorous…

Just when I thought that I was doing so well, pride reared its ugly head and gave a mighty roar in my heart this week. Man, it’s easy to let pride sneak in, isn’t it? Of course, on the week that my hubby has extra meetings and trainings every night, and my son has extra…

5 practical steps for overcoming excuses…

I’m going to be vulnerable with you. The launch of my newsletter, Mint., felt like a really big day for me. I was terrified and exhilarated when I hit send. Because this is my thing. The thing I have always wanted to do, but never had the courage to do. The thing I did as…