The Gift of No For Christians

The Gift of No For Christians

As soon as I hit send, I regretted it. I said yes to something I should have said no to. It’s not that I didn’t want to say yes – it’s that I didn’t have time for another project. I frequently tell myself to “give your best...
Relational Reset: Unlearning the Habits that Hold You Back

Relational Reset: Unlearning the Habits that Hold You Back

Dear Friends, Today is the BIG day – my second book is being released! I am so thankful to Moody Publishers for publishing “Relational Reset: Unlearning the Habits that Hold You Back.” Tomorrow – February 6th – please tune in to Dr. Gary...

Picket Fence Worthy

On the day I met my husband of 15+ years, he told me he was going to marry me one day. He also promised me a chocolate lab and a white picket fence. While I’m allergic to dogs, I wish I had that picket fence. If I did, I would lean over it and share some...
When You Have a Problem With Everyone Who Isn’t Like You

When You Have a Problem With Everyone Who Isn’t Like You

Over two decades ago, country singer Lee Ann Womack released a song titled I’ll Think of A Reason Later.  The gist of the song is that a woman finds out her ex-boyfriend is engaged. Although she can’t find anything wrong with the other woman, she decides...
The Power of Empathy for Overcoming Offense

The Power of Empathy for Overcoming Offense

You have probably heard the terms empathy and grace before. You may have even tried to put them into practice.  When you develop empathy and respond to others with grace, you may find the needle on your offense-ometer declining, much like the speedometer on your car...