The Freedom in Forgetting

“Don’t forget your lunch,” says mom as you run out the door. “Remember your homework tomorrow!” exclaims your teacher as the bell rings. “Did you remember to floss?” asks the dentist.         Memory can either save us from embarrassment or evade us at the worst possible time. Oftentimes we hope for the former while, yet again, experiencing the latter. We …

The Secret to "Spiritual": The Key Ingredient to Being Godly and Grace-filled

How’d They Do It? What is it? What is that one secret ingredient that has caused the most spiritual believers in existence to merit that description – of being truly “spiritual”? How were they so in tune with the invisible to cause them to live the life they lived? Of course, it probably looked a little different for every one …

Why Confrontation Is So Awkward (but so necessary)

Guest post by Rachel Patterson Confrontation…yuck.   Even the word itself sounds uptight and frustrating.  The type of fear that comes with the idea of confrontation is hard to explain.  You know you need to talk to one of your friends about a conflict that has been going on, and you know that talking it through would be the right …