Why I Don’t Promote the Enneagram

Why I Don’t Promote the Enneagram

Five Ways God Speaks to You

Five Ways God Speaks to You

Last week I shared my love for the Jesus Calling devotional and how it taught me to hear from God. It truly changed my life and opened up a new way for me to communicate with him that I had…

The Devotional That Changed My Life (How I Learned to Hear From God)

The Devotional That Changed My Life (How I Learned to Hear From God)

For the first 25 years of my life, I never met a devotional I liked. I wanted to. I tried to. But I’d get bored. Some of them were too cheesy. Some too juvenile. Some were too basic, others too…

Nine of the Best Books on Purpose

Nine of the Best Books on Purpose

Last week I talked about my experience with GPS Life Journey and how central it has been in helping me discover what to do in this stage of my life. I really didn’t know what my purpose was before taking…

How I Figured Out What to Do With My Life (My Experience with GPS Life Journey)

How I Figured Out What to Do With My Life (My Experience with GPS Life Journey)

“What do you want to do with your life?” “What are your future plans?” “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Those questions and all their relatives have haunted me since day one. The only thing I’ve…

But I’m Being Good

But I’m Being Good

My dog Bentley is really not that well-behaved. He knows what he is and is not supposed to do, but he constantly pushes the limits and does what he wants, even though he knows better. When he really wants something,…

Worth the Wait

Worth the Wait

For the first three years of my driving life, I drove a really crappy car. I had expected and hoped for a nice, sensible, modest five-years-or-so-old car, but instead I got what I could afford: a ‘92 Grand Prix that…

The Day a Deputy Showed Up Looking for Me

The Day a Deputy Showed Up Looking for Me

Yeah, never thought I’d be writing that headline. I am the biggest rule-follower there is. I floss regularly. I wear my seat belt. I remain seated with my seat belt fastened until the captain has turned off the Fasten Seat…

If I Can Live Through This, I Can Do Anything

If I Can Live Through This, I Can Do Anything

Fall Out Boy released a song a few months back that I completely resonate with. It’s the perfect gym anthem, it’s a great song to wake you up without the use of caffeine, and its simple lyrics are quite possibly…

The Day That I Was Healed

The Day That I Was Healed

Almost three years ago I was shuffling my weak self from appointment to appointment at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, undergoing every test imaginable in a week-long attempt to solve the extreme exhaustion and plethora of accompanying health issues I’d…

20 Things I’d Tell People in Their 20s

20 Things I’d Tell People in Their 20s

I just turned 30. 😳😱👵🏼 It’s almost surreal to me that my 20s have already come to an end. I remember blowing out 20 candles 10 years ago, feeling so uncertain, yet hesitantly hopeful about what the decade would bring….