Why I Don’t Do Resolutions & My Goals For 2018

New Year Resolutions are tricky for a perfectionist like me. Setting goals in general is tricky. At least for me, it can be difficult to recognize where my motivation is coming from. Is it something that is inspired by God? Or are the goals rising from comparison, from jealousy, from selfish reasons? Are you setting on […]

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When Being Kind Isn’t Easy

We are arriving to that time of the year when the days get shorter, sunlight showing up only sparingly. As it is, the days are getting longer too — this math that is not my favorite. It is difficult to see the light around this time of the year. I notice it clearly these days. Some […]

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A Change Of Perspective

The other day, a sweet little girl sat in my office with me. She continued to amaze me with her bravery. Her hands shaky with nervousness, she sat there and focused hard on the language tests we were doing. She chatted along happily, not letting her fear and anxiety make her miss this moment of […]

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The Gift Of Four Hours

In a season of busyness, God has given me the gift of four hours every week. Two hours every Friday, two hours every Sunday in my car. On Fridays, those two hours stretch endlessly before me as everything in me is longing to be home already. Home can never come soon enough. It is a […]

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