"When I think of what it means to 'experience connection' that’s what comes to mind . . . listening to women talk and slowly coming to the realization that 'they’re like ME!'"
Our attachment to life depends on our interest in it, on our sense of wonder and reverence, our enthusiasm and gratitude, and our active participation in seeking meaning.
“I face decisions and planning that flat out SCARE me on a weekly basis. If I said no to opportunities or didn’t dream big because I was scared, I would not be where I am today.”
What happens when you take a detour and can’t ever get back on that original path again? Katherine can tell you. "The greatest detour anyone can take in life...is a near-death experience."
How do you relay who you are? Shauna Niequist shares a thought provoking story that will make you think twice about how you identify yourself. A friend is leaving her job this month. She’s been working since high school in various jobs—some she’s loved, some she’s tolerated. But for a variety of reasons, it seems clear that now is the time to order her days differently—focus on some things she’s never been able to, with the fullness of her work and parenting and just regular life schedule. It won’t be forever, probably. She’ll find another job she enjoys, next year [...]
Because several of us heard this on the radio last week and couldn’t stop talking about it . . . Because one day—maybe today!—something you say will change another person’s life. . . Because right now you may “hate every morning you get up” but your calling may be waiting just around the corner . . . And finally, because we love a happy ending . . . We give you the following story, courtesy of our friends at StoryCorps: Listen to or read it here. StoryCorps is a national nonprofit that gives people the chance to interview friends [...]
In her modest Dallas backyard, Sarah offers a space of grace for friends, neighbors, and strangers to feel included . . . a place to belong. Not long ago, the BELONG Team went to visit. Patsy tells us about it.
She went to Paris and found love, but this romance is all about delicious little treats called macarons. Event Manager by day, pastry chef by night, Amy Vardeman is making her dream come true.
Barbie's back with a new look and style. But will it make a difference? Barbara L. Roose looks at what this could mean for the iconic doll and little girls' ideas of beauty.
Nichole Nordeman’s story of her adventures with the utility company is a reminder to all of us that there’s more to being a neighbor than living next door.
Have you checked Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, etc. today? What if all that public sharing is actually causing us to lose touch with who we really are?
Have you ever wished the road to finding your life’s purpose was better marked? (We’d like to see big, flashing arrows that say “this way!”) In today’s post, author and speaker Micca Campbell offers 3 tips to put you on track to a fulfilling life when you’re not sure which way to go.