We barely embarked on our Spring Break journey from Nebraska to southern Utah when a red warning light came on our car. I discovered that if I slowed down and kept the RPMs under 4000, the light turned off again. So, I cautiously continued driving while doing what I needed to keep that light off.
If you’re going through a hard season, give yourself grace! We need rest and to take care of ourselves, and not push ourselves.
As we receive grace from God, and give ourselves grace, we are more able to extend grace to the other people in our lives.
This word, “grace,” has been on my mind. But what does it look like in my practical, lived-out life?Continue reading “Give Yourself Grace”
We never know where conversations with our children will take us! And what we will learn!
My eleven-year-old daughter saw something curious out the window while I was driving, and wanted to know what it was. I invite you into our little adventure!
She typed out part of our conversation for you:
“Mom, there’s a taco on the end of that bike that’s being pulled by a cow!” I exclaimed.
“What?” said Mom.
One of the initial things that piqued my interest in Gallup’s strengths assessment was how helpful it could be for growing relationships. Their resources emphasize how strengths play out in relationships as well as how we grow our strengths in the context of relationships. Because of this I sought certification as a Gallup strengths coach.
I’ve discovered that I thoroughly enjoy genealogy. The story of it all pulls me in. I imagine these people from the past, some of whose stories I’ve heard. For others I can only piece together a sketch of their lives from historical documents.