• Journaling

    Sneak Peek: Into My Journal (01/02/2017)

    Once again, I’m sharing a snippet from my own journal, in order to show you how you can get clarity through writing, and how God can use your journal to teach you things. This entry is from July 20, 2016: …That makes me wonder if my whole blogging premise is worth it? But, I know that it is not me who will change people’s minds. In fact, it’s like God and I are tag-teaming! All I can do is write about my own beliefs, experiences, and perspectives. Then God can step into the lives of my readers, and help open their minds to what He wants them to see. My…

  • Christian Living

    Remembering My Source When I Need Direction

    If anyone ever told you that choosing self-employment was easy… they lied! I will say one thing, though: It is definitely character-building! For many, many years, now, I’ve had the deep desire to be an Entrepreneur — to be my own boss, make my own rules, set my own schedule. My grandpas — both on my mom’s side, and on my dad’s side — were entrepreneurs; a couple of my uncles are, too; and so is my sister. So I like to say that Entrepreneurship is “in my blood”. In 2013, I finally got the opportunity to pursue this dream of self-employment. And, while my business model has transitioned several…

  • Identity, Values, & Worth

    On Being Real

    I’ve played the game. I’ve attempted to do all of the things that others say are “best practices” (do this, not that), and I’ve carefully organized my information, and only shown what (supposedly) needs to be shown.   And I was miserable. I was dizzy from all of the conflicting advice. One site said to do it this way, while another said that that way is wrong, and I should do it the opposite way. No one could seem to agree. My gut led me here … to radical authenticity, regardless of what “they” say. People can always sense when you’re putting on a “mask”, or pretending, or trying to…