[et_bloom_inline optin_id="optin_1"]
When Helping Others, Don’t Capsize Your Canoe

When Helping Others, Don’t Capsize Your Canoe

If you are a person who prioritizes helping others in need, you probably have experienced a tension in your life. You want to help and serve others, but the need is so great. In fact, the needs of others are often greater than your ability to meet these needs. You...
Give It Away

Give It Away

I recently got married, and part of the transition involved moving my fiancé and me into a one-bedroom apartment. We got married in our 30s, so we both had been living on our own for several years. We had a lot of stuff. In order to fit into the new place, we had to...
Skip Something

Skip Something

I was at a conference not too long ago, and one of the speakers talked about an initiative she had started to encourage folks to support children through Compassion International. For those of you who haven’t heard of Compassion, it’s a non-profit organization that...
Look for the Need or Problem

Look for the Need or Problem

This blog post is Part 5 in a 14-part blog series on discovering and living your mission. (If you missed Part 1, you can find it here.) In the next few posts, we will walk through some exercises designed to help you clarify your purpose. In other words, what is the...
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

I recently finished reading an interesting book called The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson. The book offers a unique perspective on a problem that many of us struggle with every day. The basic idea behind the book is that we spend too much time and...
What Is In My Best Interest?

What Is In My Best Interest?

I tend to worry a lot about doing the right thing. When I was little, this worry dominated my thoughts. There were a lot of rules and restrictions to consider. My parents, teachers, and church had a bunch of expectations for how I should act and behave. Navigating...
One Foot on the Gas, One Foot on the Brake

One Foot on the Gas, One Foot on the Brake

Have you ever been in a situation where you are trying to make a change in your life, but it just isn’t working? Or maybe you find yourself taking two steps forward, but then two steps backward? Sometimes when this happens in my own life, I have noticed that there are...
The Need to Be Seen

The Need to Be Seen

I attended a Texas Rangers baseball game the other night with a couple of friends. It was a lot of fun. We had decent seats, it didn’t rain, and the Rangers pulled off a victory. One thing I noticed during the game was how excited everyone was if they saw themselves...
The Need to Control (And Getting Scared)

The Need to Control (And Getting Scared)

Sometimes I feel the need to control everything about my life, including the people I’m in relationship with. I experienced this the other day. I was working on a project that involved coordination from a bunch of different people. I needed to get some paperwork from...
Do the Opposite On Purpose

Do the Opposite On Purpose

Have you ever had something in your life you wanted to start doing, or stop doing, but you just couldn’t seem to make the change? Or maybe you were able to ‘white-knuckle’ it for awhile, but you haven’t been able to sustain the change. This can be a very frustrating...
Page 1 of 2 12
https://www.googletagmanager.com/gtag/js?id=UA-4104345-24