You want to use social media to help pursue your passions… but it feels like a total drag. You’re constantly “online”, but never getting anything done. You’re overwhelmed. You don’t have a strategy or plan, so you don’t know how to move forward. You’re sick of wasting your time and getting disappointing results – or worse – the horrible feeling you get from posts with low engagement. … Ready for a change? There’s
2016. What a year. I’ve recently seen more memes and silly eCards online about how everyone collectively agrees that it was quite a year. Do you feel it too? I’m not sure how you feel about the past year we’ve just experienced, but I too agree that it’s been quite a doozy, both personally and collectively as a nation. I’m sad to admit but most of last year I felt
I love to read. And y’all, Amazon is having an AMAZING sale on Christian Women’s Kindle eBooks right now — most of them are just $0.99 and all are under $5! I have had a love affair with reading since I was in elementary school, and I’m thankful for parents and teachers who encouraged that love. Nowadays, one of my favorite ways to quickly read through dozens of books a year is
Motherhood has hit me in a way that I didn’t expect. Growing up I always wanted to be a mom. I have had ambitious visions of being a business woman, but my visions always included having a family. Yet as I was surprisingly thrown into the deep end of motherhood, I struggled to figure out, “Who am I as a MOM now? Am I the same person?” In some weird
“What do you do?” It seems like an innocent enough question. But I also found myself feeling wildly insecure when I was asked this recently. I was in the company of a group of new friends, and they were doctors, lawyers, etc. Career people. “What do you do?” they asked me. Suddenly my mouth got dry and there was a flutter in my stomach and I felt wildly less than.
For more than two years now I’ve had the privilege of managing Selma Wilson’s blog and social media, co-hosting her podcast Selma on Leadership, and as a result we have become very close. If you’re connected to LifeWay or B&H Publishing in any way, then you know and love Selma. If you’re not, then allow me to introduce you to one of the most impactful Christian women I know. Selma
My life feels so, so, SO different than it did a mere 3 or 4 years ago. During that season, I was in the darkest valley I’ve ever known… dealing with heartbreak, loss of dreams and visions of the future, and walking through a pregnancy alone in the midst of a soul-crushing divorce. Writing was my creative outlet. It was the time I set aside for me, to process, to journal.