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In Others’ Words: Who are You?

In Others’ Words: Who are You?

Honest relationships are the best … and honest relationships are hard to come by.  I have to choose to completely trust someone before I open up to them and show them who I am — the good, bad, and the broken. And when I do that, I hope the other person respects what I’ve shared by believing me. I don’t want to have to prove anything. Or repeat myself,  reminding them of wha... Read More »

In Others’ Words: You, Yourself, and the World

In Others’ Words: You, Yourself, and the World

My daughter CJ has been part of her high school Varsity volleyball team for the past few months. This weekend, my husband and I will be in Denver cheering them on as they compete for the 3A State title. Here’s one thing I’ve learned about the team: Each member knows their place on the team — what their job is, so to speak, as an offensive or defensive player. Cassie D., the sette... Read More »

In Others’ Words: Come on, Get Happy

In Others’ Words: Come on, Get Happy

Happiness isn’t about stuff, is it? I’m not denying that some of my stuff makes me happy. There are photos all over my house — of family and friends and of favorite quotes and Scripture verses — and seeing those creates a sense of happiness inside of me. And then there are gifts I’ve received that I treasure because they remind me of the giver — and yes, that ki... Read More »

In Others’ Words: Becoming Someone of Worth

In Others’ Words: Becoming Someone of Worth

  Goals. I’ve read articles about goal-setting. Sat in workshops about goal-setting. I know that goals should be S.M.A.R.T. : SPECIFIC MEASURABLE ACHIEVABLE REALISTIC TIME-BOUND   All good tips for helping me (and you) break down goals so that we can reach them. But all too often we focus on the goal — where we want to go — and we forget about who we are and who we beco... Read More »

In Others’ Words: Identifying Your Life Theme

In Others’ Words: Identifying Your Life Theme

With apologies to you, my friends, for not posting a blog on Tuesday … I flew to New York for RWA (Romance Writers of America) — a ginormous writers conference. In all the madness to get ready and get on the plane, I just forgot to post a blog. That’s it. I forgot. Several of you sent, “Are you okay” emails. I am okay … just in NYC — and slightly embarrass... Read More »