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Getting Your Own Life While Loving the People In It

I see you…

the overwhelmed daughter, wife, mother, and grandmother who longs to have your turn at life, unearth and live your purpose, and feel alive and in love instead of just busy.

And I write for you.

I share stories about getting your own life while loving the people in it, which means we

  • Live our lives by finding our purpose and finding time to nurture it.
  • Honor our emotions by getting in touch with how we feel, dealing with difficult emotions, and delighting in pleasant ones.
  • Show up for relationships by caring about our people without trying to control them.

I’m inspired by the words of 20th century thought leader Howard Thurman,

“Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.”

I hope you’ll hang around, sign up for my blog posts and newsletter, and share your thoughts so we’ll learn from each other.

In This Together,

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Holy Perspective (gooder than God), part 4

“The goodness of God is infinitely more wonderful than we will ever be able to comprehend.”  Aiden Wilson Tozer My own goodness created an impasse for decades to me truly being good. It got in the way of God’s goodness and got me into trouble because I ignored God’s grace. After all, I didn’t think I needed it. Instead of worshipping...

Holy Perspective (Lord of our shoes), part 3

“Do not come any closer,” God said (to Moses at the burning bush). “Take off your sandals, for the place where you are standing is holy ground.” Exodus 3:5 Throughout my 64 years in church, Bible studies, and women’s spiritual groups, most of us sitting in those pews and around tables agreed we needed God as a friend, counselor, provider,...

Holy Perspective (holy cow, do we even want holiness?), part 2

“There is absolutely no power in our human effort to live holy. It is only by His grace. And the result of receiving grace is we get better at living like Christ, which is something we all want, right?” Joyce Meyer Meyer rhetorically asked the question about living holy like Jesus because she knows (and so do we) the answer is supposed to be...

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