I grew up with a family that was always praying for others. So, as I grew in my faith, I began to pray for others as well. Prayer is just a conversation with God. Similarly, praying… Read More »11 Practical Steps for praying for others.
Loving Ourselves And Others
Loving ourselves may be the hardest thing we will ever do. But if we want to love others well, we must learn to love ourselves.
You might object if I told you that your story matters and needs to be shared. However, I believe that there are four compelling reasons why this true.
What is Caregiver Syndrome? Caregiver Syndrome is a condition that can result from the stress of full-time or long-term caregiving. Symptoms may include depression, fatigue, anxiety, anger, and physical distress. Sometimes Caregiver Syndrome is called… Read More »What is Caregiver Syndrome? Advice for Care Ministry Burnout
What is love? It seems like everyone has their definition of love. These differing definitions of love can lead to disagreements, distance, and open hostility. Nowhere is this division more evident than within the Church.… Read More »What is love? A Unique Look at The Language of Love
Hope is the foundation for love and faith. As a culture, we talk extensively about faith and love. But we rarely discuss hope. What is Hope? Hope is a desire accompanied by an expectation of… Read More »Hope is the foundation for love and faith.
Loving God involves more than my worship and service to God. My ability to love God is impacted by my ability to love myself as he loves me. I know that loving myself sounds selfish,… Read More »Loving God, Others, and Ourselves. My journey.
Perfectionism prevents us from starting and finishing meaningful work. I have fought perfectionism my entire life and know I am not alone. I have rewritten this sentence at least four times in the last thirty… Read More »3 Stunning Things that Perfectionism Prevents You from Doing.
To be silent is to be complicit. By now, you may be exhausted by the discussion on racism in America and across the world. You may have experienced it directly or intentionally, or unintentionally perpetuated… Read More »Good People Now Is Not The Time To Be Silent.
What is the benefit of being a social misfit? First, as a social misfit, you have a unique identity, perspective, and purpose that benefits yourself and society. We have previously defined a ‘social misfit‘ as… Read More »What Is The Benefit Of Being A Social Misfit?
This is why you may feel like a social misfit. The connections we make, and the individuality we express, create a tension that makes us feel like a social misfit. Do you ever feel like… Read More »This is why you may feel like a social misfit.
Everyone seems to have their favorite piece of career advice. I received my best career advice ever in 2019. It was unusual, unexpected, and 100% useful. I believe you can benefit from the same information.
How do we care for others without being physically present? So much of what we do in the care ministry involves physical presence. We make eye contact, hug, listen to their words, and pick up… Read More »How to Care For Others Without Being Physically Present.
Conflict. Most of us have experienced this in our personal and work relationships. We have seen relationships built and killed by unresolved conflict. Relationships cannot be restored until we learn to face and resolve interpersonal… Read More »Conflict. The Amazing Truth About Restoring Relationships.
How do you build and strengthen relationships? I know how to easily kill relationships by broken promises, unresolved conflict, and complacency. But building relationships is harder. I have discovered that my enduring relationships are built… Read More »How to build and strengthen your relationships.
I believe that there are three common relationship-killing mistakes we can easily avoid. Relationships are killed by broken promises, unresolved conflict, and complacency. We can take corrective and proactive measures to avoid relationship killing mistakes. … Read More »3 Relationship Killing Mistakes You Can Easily Avoid.