Category: Purpose

Better than Fretting! How to Stay Calm and Carry On, Part II

Yes, that’s a camel. I’ve never ridden one—elephant yes, camel no—but I’ve heard they can be stubborn and cantankerous. Friends living in the Middle East told me their kids’ school bus was delayed one day for what seemed like forever because a camel decided… Continue Reading “Better than Fretting! How to Stay Calm and Carry On, Part II”

Better than Fretting: How to Keep Calm and Carry On, Part I

Last post, we began exploring Psalm 37 (and yes, we delved a bit into my bittersweet feelings as I sent my son to college). I’m happy to report Operation College Launch was successful. I’m also happy to report that with that important day behind… Continue Reading “Better than Fretting: How to Keep Calm and Carry On, Part I”

How to Lead Like a Mother and Mother Like a Leader

Show of hands: who’s really lost it yet with their fellow quarantinees? I’ve had some moments before this, but yesterday, wham, everything bubbled up. I was going toe-to-toe over something completely stupid with one kid, everything in me wanting to win the argument, while… Continue Reading “How to Lead Like a Mother and Mother Like a Leader”

On International Women’s Day, Rise Like a Deborah

For International Women’s Day, I’ve been mulling over the life of Deborah, a prophetess who led the nation of Israel during its “Wild West” period known as the time of the judges. Like another notable prophetess, Miriam (see Exodus 15:20), Deborah was gifted in… Continue Reading “On International Women’s Day, Rise Like a Deborah”

How To Overcome Obstacles to Your Calling: Interview with Dr. Angie Ward, part II

Happy Book Launch Day to Dr. Angie Ward, who gave us warm, wise advice last week on how to embrace God’s calling in our lives. No surprise, I’m recommending I Am a Leader: When Women Discover the Joy of Their Calling to everybody–Go Get… Continue Reading “How To Overcome Obstacles to Your Calling: Interview with Dr. Angie Ward, part II”

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