Category: Purpose

What Does Success Look Like for You in This Season?

What Does Success Look Like for You in This Season?

Lately I’ve been feeling overwhelmed. Okay, I’ve been feeling overwhelmed since October, when it became clear to me that Second Year at BSSM was not what I was expecting and was actually quite different than the First Year rhythm I’d…

Why Your Name is Significant

Why Your Name is Significant

Names in the Bible Back in Bible times, names were extremely significant. Parents named their children very strategically to reflect each child’s destiny, characteristics, birthplace, or even their own emotions in that season. Joseph named his sons Manasseh, which means…

Why I Keep a Thankfulness Journal

Why I Keep a Thankfulness Journal

Last week I talked about hard seasons and how even the hardest ones have purpose if they bear fruit. Several years ago, I was in the middle of a difficult season. I had lost a lot and it seemed like…

But Does It Bear Fruit?

But Does It Bear Fruit?

Yesterday my friend Makyna sent me a podcast from Jonathan David and Melissa Helser called “The Humanity of Jesus,” insisting I had to give it a listen. Six minutes in, I was already crying. (And I’m really not much of…

The Sims and Humility

The Sims and Humility

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Questions to Ask Instead of “What Are You Doing With Your Life?”

Questions to Ask Instead of “What Are You Doing With Your Life?”

Last week I talked about the dreaded question young adults (and people in general) face all too often: “So what are you doing now?” I explained that many of us hate that question because it evokes feelings of shame and…

My Love-Hate Relationship with Valentine’s Day

My Love-Hate Relationship with Valentine’s Day

Several years back when Singles Awareness Day – I mean, Valentine’s Day 😜 – was approaching, one of my friends shot me a knowing look. “Are you one of those girls who hates Valentine’s Day?” I was taken aback. How…

What’s Your Personality Type? {Part One: MBTI}

What’s Your Personality Type? {Part One: MBTI}

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How Do You Know What Your Strengths Are?

How Do You Know What Your Strengths Are?

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Nine of the Best Books on Purpose

Nine of the Best Books on Purpose

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