You really get a bad rap, don’t you? Anytime someone hears “no room at the inn,” they immediately think of you. And not in a good way. If there’s a stick around, you pretty much get the short end of it. And then you get beaten with it. In a way, I don’t blame people … Read More about Dear Mr. Innkeeper,
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This is my fourth and final post (for now 🙂 ) on the topic of the comparison habit. If you’re just joining me, I would encourage you to take a look at the first three posts (first here, second here, and third here), which introduce the concept of how to stop comparing yourself to others. ~~ I spent … Read More about Keep THAT Girl Gone…For Good!
In case you’re just joining me, I’m in the middle of a series on comparison. In the past two posts (first one here, second one here), we’ve established who that girl is and why we should just say “Goodbye” to her. I would encourage you to take a quick skim through those posts to give you the context of … Read More about The Truth About THAT Girl
In my last post, I established who that girl is, and why we really need to say “Goodbye” to her. Does it seem like the practice of comparing yourself to others is so habitual, it’s impossible to keep those thoughts from bombarding you whenever you see that girl? Or whenever you see her Facebook statuses? Or whenever someone mentions her … Read More about 4 Rules for Saying Goodbye to That Girl
Can’t we just say “Goodbye” to that girl?! You know the one, right? The one who is always perfectly groomed. Perfectly trim. Perfectly poised. Perfectly calm. Perfectly in-control. Perfectly cheerful. Perfectly kind. Perfectly friendly. Oh, and let’s not forget that her children are also perfectly well-behaved. And perfectly neat. As well as perfectly polite. Her … Read More about Say Goodbye to That Girl!
Many of you graciously communicated with me about a post I wrote entitled Unwrapping a Trial. You shared wonderful insights and encouragement, and I’m so grateful for your willingness to convey your hearts on the difficult subject of trials. After reading your comments, I want to clarify something about my intention behind that post, and then branch … Read More about Masks Off!
“Wherever you are, be all there! Live to the hilt every situation you believe to be the will of God.” Jim Elliot ~~ I am thankful to be a “stay-at-home-mom”…and also grateful that for now, my calling also includes being a homeschooling mom. I have often reminded myself that even on my very hardest days at home, there … Read More about Be All There!
My three-year-old came into the kitchen one afternoon last week. Her little dimpled hands were full of junk. On closer inspection, I discovered she was clutching a couple of small toys and a torn sheet of paper. “I’m hungry. Can I have a snack?” she asked. “How do you ask?” Because this is, after all, the only … Read More about Let Go of the Junk