The brave friend – who you need when life gets hard

I’m taking a deep breath and am going to be real with you. This is a hard topic for me. Over the course of a failed marriage, church falling outs, parenting issues, career changes and a whole gamut of unexpected life obstacles, I’ve tasted the joy and healing of healthy friendships – I’ve equally swallowed … Continue reading The brave friend – who you need when life gets hard

When we feel left out – how to find courage and stand tall

As I sat down to write, I rehearsed all the times I’ve felt like the odd man out…..uhhhggg. Not my favorite trip down memory lane. I had this idea when I was younger that when I got older, my adult friends wouldn’t act like that – because they would be grown-ups. And certainly grown-ups would … Continue reading When we feel left out – how to find courage and stand tall

6 Questions. How to know if people think you’re judgmental

No Christian believes they are judgmental. The problem is, 9 times out of 10, the outside world sees them as just that. So, the question becomes, Why do most evangelical Christians not perceive themselves as judgmental? And, what exactly in their behavior screams they are? Oddly enough, I’ve been on both sides of this equation. … Continue reading 6 Questions. How to know if people think you’re judgmental