This is the story of how I lost control. It didn't happen in just a day, or a week, or even a month. Slowly but surely, over time God started to show me how tight my grip was on the things happening in my life. I was strangling His plans and it was keeping me … Continue reading How I Lost Control – Caution: Sensitive Material Inside
How do you know if you are addicted to approval? Is it just something that resonates with you or is there a test you can take to know for sure? I’d like to suggest yes, to both. I think there are those of us that hear phrases like “people-pleasers,” “she is so insecure,” or “approval … Continue reading How to Know if You Are Addicted to Approval
Trying to love someone in addiction feels about the same as picking a rose from a bush. You know there is beauty at the end of it, but your going to have to go through a whole lot of pain to get there.
Run to a meeting. Return phone calls. Respond to emails. Meet with staff. Put out "fires." Teach a class. Leading a non-profit like ours, there seems to never be enough hours in the day to get all that we need to done. But what happens when the busyness of the day becomes more important to … Continue reading Hi I’m Busy! How about you?
I got to thinking this past week. What would have happened if I allowed my fears to get the best of me. What is at stake if I choose to avoid the things I feel God leading me to do and let them pass me by? For the last five weeks we have been talking … Continue reading What Happens When Fear Wins?