God, you put this desire on my heart. You gave me a powerful story to share. I have spent so much time and money trying to make this happen. Was I wrong about this dream?” But then, you guys. There’s always a but then
Maybe the Girl Scouts had it right. Sometimes you need to find a new tribe. "Make new friends and keep the old. One is silver and the other gold!" Some Girl Scout somewhere I remember singing these lyrics half-heartedly in my few months as a Girl Scout. When this TomBoy was forced to wear my … Continue reading Why Sometimes You Need To Find a New Tribe
I think it’s because I know how fortunate we are I feel guilty even saying I want to go back to work, as if having that desire makes me an awful mom.
I began to see that every part of my story - even and especially that part - could be used for good if I let it.
There is no part of your story that He cannot redefine. There is nothing - absolutely NOTHING - too broken for God to redeem and reweave into something beautiful.
Maybe it's how we remember summer when we grew up, what we see friends doing, or what worked last year, but there so many lies telling us our summer isn't measuring up.
Don't let the fear of not fitting in keep you from showing up. Own your story, reach out to the edge of the room and find common ground.
If faith is simply something kids hear about in second period and CCD, they will never understand the beauty, depth and gift of knowing Jesus.
Let's not let the fear of doing all the things keep us from doing the next thing.