Several months ago someone asked me to describe how I was feeling in only one word. I mulled it over for a moment, and then it occurred to me: overstimulated. I was moving rapidly in what felt like many different directions ... transitioning to a new team, trudging through continuous graduate classes, leading a Bible study (a first for me), planning a major event, plus tending to other … [Read more...] about Summer rhythms + reading list
One of my dreams is to be Justin Timberlake’s backup dancer. Seriously. I love me some JT. I’m especially smitten with his song “Don’t Hold the Wall.” It’s about a guy inviting a girl to dance. He calls her from the comfort of a dark corner to the dance floor. Gripping the wall and its false sense of safety, she’s reluctant to follow at first. But finally, she steps forward, and before she … [Read more...] about Don’t Hold the Wall
Have you ever taken a break from Facebook … Instagram … social media in general? Maybe you couldn’t bear one more baby announcement. You were sick of seeing selfies of sunbathers at the beach. You lost it when you saw that last shot of someone’s six-pack abs. Maybe you have wanted to straight up quit but you can’t. stop. scrolling. Because it’s an addictive and easy escape from your own reality, … [Read more...] about Tempted to quit social media? Try this instead.
Have you heard Darius Rucker’s new single, “For The First Time”? It’s goes a little something like this: When was the last time you did something for the first time? Let yourself go, follow that feeling Maybe something new is what you’re needing Like a real life, let your hair down, feel alive When was the last time you did something for the first time? I love country music. And this one is a … [Read more...] about Something New