perseverance

Enjoying the Journey

A story of happy accidents. Do you have something you are passionate about but maybe are not the most talented in that area? For me, that is running. I started running almost by accident. One year, after moving to a new school, I found out I had missed football tryouts. Instead of sitting out of sports completely I decided to…

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Leadership, Sharing Faith

Crossing the Line

4 Questions that show you have gone from honest to harsh How do we know when sharing truth has needlessly moved from bold compassion to insensitive confrontation? We have to be able to honest without being harsh. In my previous post I talked about sharing our opinion without burning bridges. Today I would like to explore how to know when…

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Leadership, Sharing Faith

Bridges of Opinion

4 ways to share truth without burning bridges I recently read a post on social media that was right but wasn’t very friendly. I wondered if the thought would have gotten more traction if it would have been shared with a smile. When we are right but don’t present our truth in a right way we alienate ourselves. This not…

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Authentic Christianity, Spiritual Life

Pursuit Over Perfection

Refresh Your Goals and Your Soul How are your New Year’s Resolutions going so far? According to the book, FINISH, 92% of New Year Resolutions fail. Jon Acuff says that you have a better chance of getting into Julliard than you do completing your New Year’s Resolution. So if your goals are already derailed, then you are probably not alone.…

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Authentic Christianity

A Little Something Extra

Letting Go So That You Can Receive More Have you ever felt like you were putting too much pressure on yourself or felt bad for not doing more in the area of your faith? Your Christianity should be refreshing not exhausting.  This wasn’t always the case for me. A Little Something Extra In Louisiana you often hear the word “Lagniappe”…

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Authentic Christianity, Faith

Are You Experiencing God’s Goodness?

3 Reminders of the Goodness of God God desires to do good things for us, but what do we do when we feel like we are not experiencing this in our lives? Does God withhold His goodness in certain circumstances? Absurd Goodness In our family we try to help our kids feel confident being themselves and comfortable being with us.…

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