Finding Your “Why”

Welcome to “Thriving Thursday.” One of the messages that I have been hearing a lot during the last few weeks is about finding your “why.” What is Your “Why”? Your “why” is the reason you do what you do or the reason why you don’t do something, but it digs deeper than the surface answers. […]

Overcoming Resistance

I remember how everybody told me that I shouldn’t become a preschool teacher even my family doctor weighed in on the subject. Their resistance wasn’t because they thought that I wasn’t good with young children or that they really thought that I wasn’t able to do it. They resisted because of my health. I have […]

Journal Your Dreams

Last week ended up being a hard week for me. I was sick all week, and then on Friday afternoon, I hit a dog on my way to pick up my niece and nephew from school. It was hard to take a step in any direction much less in the direction of my dreams. I […]

Choosing a Dream

I’ve been reading a lot of books lately on how to pursue your dreams. They all start in the same place. They all start with facing your fears. I don’t know about you, but I need some motivation to face my fears. Facing your fears is important, but so is dreaming. This week we are […]

What I am Starting This Year

If you have been following my blog, then you know that my one word for 2015 is START. For the last couple of weeks I have been writing about things that we all need to start like living saturated in Christ and living in grace. Today I want to share with you some of the […]

My One Word for 2015

Sometimes I think that my brain is wired in a completely different way than everybody else’s brain. The way I see things and the way that I think are completely unique to me, but then truly everybody can really say that. What I’m really talking about though is my tendency to be a non-conformist. Take […]

My God-Sized Dreams

Yesterday we finished our reading of You’re Made for a God-Sized Dream by Holley Gerth, and I thought that today as a conclusion to the series I would share with you some of my dreams and the strategies that I am still working on in order to pursue those dreams. Being a Wife Ever since […]