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Monday Musings: Practicing Vulnerability

A few weeks ago I did a pretty vulnerable thing. It was bucket list material. I shared something that I’d been sitting on for years! However, I only shared it with a select few people. Let me tell you, even THAT was scary. I handpicked the people I wanted to share with and second-guessed some. After the fact, I added a few others. Still, the anxiety about how my offering would be received and more importantly, what people would think about me persisted. If I’m honest, it stil

Three Simple Rules

I love this quote because it is a reminder that we have to take responsibility for our lives. So many people sit back and wait for something to happen or worse yet EXPECT others to do for them. I’ve found the most fulfillment in stepping out on faith, taking risks, asking the hard conversations and watching God add the “super” to my “natural” abilities. The result ALWAYS far exceeds my expectations. Over and over again, the results of overcoming my fears and “going for it” en

The Radical Courage of Rev. Dr. MLK Jr.

“Why radical reconciliation?” This was the question posed to me by one of my readers. The notion of reconciliation is ambitious enough, however, when you add in the adjective “radical” it seems overly ambitious. To answer this, I went to the dictionary. Radical is defined as “relating to or affecting the fundamental nature of something (especially of change or action); far-reaching or thorough”. I believe this descriptor is necessary in today’s world. Reconciliation must be r

Top 10 Quotes of 2018

These words inspired, challenged, and ignited my pursuit of Shalom! I hope they do the same for you. AUTHOR UNKNOWN AUTHOR UNKNOWN AUTHOR UNKNOWN #REST #encouragement #Selfcare #empowerment #COURAGE