Podcast Episode 190: Take a Flying Leap

Podcast Episode 190: Take a Flying Leap

Ever feel the pull, the nudge, the tug from God to do something that was on the outside of your safe space? Maybe it was the idea to tell your story or write something or teach or start a business or ministry or make friends with someone very different from you or any...
Podcast Episode 189: Just Say No

Podcast Episode 189: Just Say No

Have you ever had trouble saying “no”? Maybe you didn’t want to hurt someone’s feelings, maybe you wanted someone to like you, maybe you just didn’t have the right words. If so, you may consider today’s episode your permission slip to proclaim the great big ol’ NUH UH...
Podcast Episode 188: Take a Break

Podcast Episode 188: Take a Break

What if you had an invitation to spend 24 hours a week doing whatever would fill your soul with deep joy—whatever would make you “spontaneously combust with wonder, awe, gratitude and praise”? Who could resist, right? Well, here’s the good news! You’ve already...
Podcast Episode 187: Consider Being Shallow

Podcast Episode 187: Consider Being Shallow

You don’t want to be called “shallow,” right?  But maybe you should.  Because, as my sister-in-law, Marge once said, “Shallow is a depth too.”  When I asked what she meant by that, she said, “I’d have to give that some thought…being a shallow person.”  Most...
Podcast Episode 186: Own Your Envy

Podcast Episode 186: Own Your Envy

Envy brings out the ugly in us…and it can start when we’re very young. Did you envy anyone when you were a child? I envied other little girls who were dainty, and didn’t take up the whole frame of the school photo with a big head and shoulders. In my yearbook,...

Make a Joy Box for Someone You Care About

Know someone who’s going through a tough time right now or want to celebrate some goodness happening in a friend’s life?

Get some ideas for making a joy box that will definitely brighten the day--and maybe even the life--of someone you care about. I’ve saved you the headspace of trying to “think up” a special gift of encouragement.

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