I have learned a valuable lesson in this writing challenge. I haven’t always followed through in writing every day, but I’ve written more than I have in awhile. What I am about to say may sound like an “out” for the days I miss. It may be, but I think that there is truth to this lesson.
While blogging, I think I can publish too much.
Continue reading “Overloaded”
You may have noticed that I haven’t been publishing a post every day for the 31 day writing challenge. That is for 2 reasons. One reason is because I don’t just write for this blog. I also journal, and I have been preparing other material.
The other reason is probably the one that I find myself struggling with the most – I don’t feel like I have anything to write about. Continue reading “Digging Up Stories”
Its the new year and many people have new goals, or maybe they are old goals renewed. Many New Year’s Resolutions are about betterment of self. I think the core of a lot of resolutions is this simple question: How can we be better people? Continue reading “Resistance”
Around March last year, I decided that I was going to use a gift that God has given me. That gift is writing. Not only did I go to school for it, but I also felt a call to write and publish more intentionally with the goal of encouraging and sharing the hope of Jesus with others.
Continue reading “31 Day Writing Challenge – Use Your Gift”
The holidays can be an emotional rollercoaster. One minute, you may be feeling the warm fuzzies, and the next you are a wreck because you didn’t accomplish what you wanted to in the year. My inbox is already starting to get shaming emails about failed resolutions.
I’m all for encouraging others, sharing truth, and giving people tools to reach their goals. I’m not so on board with the resolution shaming.
Continue reading “Don’t Buy Into Resolution Shaming”
You show up to a social gathering you don’t know very many people at. You were invited by a close friend. You find your friend and he introduces you to someone you have never met. After exchanging names, the stranger asks, “So, what do you do?”
Continue reading “The Dreaded Question – What Do You Do?”
Why do I feel called to create? What is the purpose behind what I do? Where is my energy focused?
These are questions I’ve been pondering as I’ve listened to podcasts talk about work and brand building. Something in me began to turn a little as I listened. Am I interested in building a brand on myself? What is the purpose behind my writing?
Continue reading “Who’s Brand Am I Building?”