February 15, 2016
What If My Past Defines Me? (And That’s Not a Bad Thing)
Let’s say you have $35,000 in student loan debt. Most days you forget about it—you graduated years ago and have since gone on to work a full-time job that pays the bills each month. And yet, every month on the same day, you get the email notification that $162.00 has been drafted from your account. […]Read More
February 2, 2016
What If I Did This Parenting-Thing With Grace?
I really do believe that God designed human beings to constantly remind one another of our desperate need for him. Inside and outside the church, intentional or unintentional, humans are continually hurting or being hurt by another human. Once you come to terms with the fact that God created us to disappoint one another, a […]Read More
January 26, 2016
What If I Let My People Off the Hook?
THE HOOK DEFINED: : ON the hook – a state of tension, conflict or awkwardness between people when one’s anger is misplaced. : OFF the hook – a state of comfort, belonging or rejuvenation when one’s anger is properly placed. HOW TO SET A HOOK “Think faster!” — This is what I say […]Read More
January 18, 2016
What If I Finally Break Up With Shame?
“You suck, Instagram.” And I threw my phone on the floor like a toddler being forced to eat peas. The problem? I am not a toddler. I am a 35 year old grown up woman who wears her big girl panties most of the time, but obviously, not today. I had asked for […]Read More
January 11, 2016
What If I Let Everyone Teach Me Something? Yes, Even Her.
Friend: “One more thing. And Kasey, this may just be the hardest thing I will ever say to you.” Self: proceed to standard conflict and confrontation self-check: Is there awkward tension resulting in your spontaneous pit-sweating? – No. Do you have an accelerated heart rate, you know, the one that produces dying baby rabbit […]Read More