Why shame is never good and what is

Why Shame Is NEVER Good and What IS

  Shame has been around for a long time. We’re familiar with it. But that doesn’t make it good. Shame is never good for any reason. Shame is bad. Shaming words get thrown around without regard to the damage they wield in the human soul. How many times have you been told shame on you, or […]

The power of grace

THE POWER OF GRACE

  The other day I noticed a change in me. It’s funny when that happens. When you watch yourself respond differently than you expect—like you’re looking at someone else. I noticed while listening to a powerful song I hadn’t heard in years—Steeple Song by Don Francisco. Right away I knew what caused the change—grace. I […]

Why it's hard to embrace who you are & what to do

Why It’s Hard to Embrace Who You Are and What to Do

  It’s no secret many people have trouble embracing who they are. Why is that? What does it mean to embrace who you are? And why is it so hard? Is there anything we can do to change it? I struggled for a long time on this issue but I’ve learned some things that have […]

Why Your Trauma Matters and What To Do About It

Why Your Trauma Matters and What To Do About It

    Everyone is affected by trauma. It’s easy to fall into the comparing game and belittle our pain when we hear the reports of tragedies like shootings, plane crashes, and weather disasters. But that’s not wise. Those things are indeed traumatic and your trauma matters too. If you don’t do something about it, you’ll […]

Do you have the right connections?

Do You Have the Right Connections?

  Do you know Seth Godin? I have a story to tell you about a connection I made. I didn’t get it right. I embarrassed myself in an epic way. It was at my first writer’s conference. I was so excited to connect with fellow writer’s I knew online. But I was also nervous. I […]