Mentoring Question For You

A Dead Dream Brings Life

Sometimes God has to let your dream die so that his vision for you can come alive. -Steven Furtick (Sun Stand Still p.86) If you look at my high school year book from 1989, you will find my senior portrait including my outrageous 1980’s hair and make-up. Next to my mugshot you will see a brief paragraph that tells some highlights from my past and dreams for my future. This infamous set of sentences is…

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Encouragement Mentoring

North Winds & South Winds

When Chris and I got married, we learned VERY quickly that marriage wasn’t this blissful state of being all day, every day like we thought it would be. When we began ministering on a staff at a church, we experienced days where we wanted to toss in the proverbial towel. And after trying to become parents for nearly four years, we had our first son, Noah. We were thrown into parenthood and rapidly understood that…

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Mentoring

My Quest For Pure Motives

I’ve been on quite a quest these past few months. This quest has included many things. Honestly, too many to name. But the one that has my mind constantly going is the one where I am asking, “Is this for me?” Now, I’m not talking shopping or doing anything for myself in a material sense. Cuz, momma likes a new pair of shoes and trouser jeans from White House Black Market. Oh yes she does.…

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Mentoring Motherhood

He Counted His Blessings

He told me he was depressed when I tucked him in last night. Of course that made my heart sad. As his momma, I don’t want him to feel depressed. I also didn’t just dismiss it because I don’t want to be that parent who says, “Oh, you’re fine.” I want him to know that I will listen to him and consider what he has to say. I prayed for him and because he attended…

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Mentoring

Unto The Lord

The book of Colossians is one of my favorite books in the New Testament. Paul is the author and he wrote it to the church at Colosse while he was in prison in Rome. His purpose in writing this book was to show the believers there that they have everything they need in Christ. I especially love the 3rd chapter. In fact, there are a couple of verses that have been a tremendous encouragement to…

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