So I was running the other day. And I took my dog with me, which was already a compromise because his legs are approximately 4 inches long–he literally takes 26 steps for every one of mine. He works out 26x harder so he’s experienced an Insanity-level workout by the time we leave the culdesac. […]
God-Sized Dreams Almost four years ago, I took a leave of absence from my counseling practice, boldly telling myself and anyone who would listen my reasons: that I love teaching and I love young leaders and felt called to do that. On a good day, that’s what I would say, and I would almost believe […]
Dear Facebook, I’ve had this feeling for a while but I wasn’t sure how to tell you. I mean, our relationship started off so great. You were this awesome tool that I could use to connect with all kinds of people–new friends and old. With just one click I was instantly transported into all kinds […]
“Should I see a counselor?” This is one of the most frequent questions people ask me, so some of you are probably wondering too. Here’s four reasons I tell people to seek counseling: Reason #1: You are stuck. We get stuck for all kinds of reasons. Maybe Plan A isn’t working out for your life, […]
People tell me I’m honest.
It’s the main thing that people tell me when I teach. I’ll be teaching and trying so hard to lay out the truth that I find in scripture, and I spend hours and hours finding the right words, and then I get caught up in the moment, and I illustrate my point with something from my own life, about eighty percent of the time with some part of me I regret showing.