8 08, 2016

The Launch Party: Present Over Perfect

August 8th, 2016|Emotional Health, Faith, Identity, Uncategorized|

It's launch week for BELONG Team speaker and friend, Shauna Niequist and her brand new book, Present Over Perfect. Last week, Shauna celebrated with an online launch party where she shared the story behind the book, the music that helped her write it, and what she hopes her readers take away from it. Hear from Shauna (and a few of her friends) about what it means to be present over perfect:

22 07, 2016

BELONG in the Kitchen

July 22nd, 2016|Food/Recipes, Fun|

It’s no secret that several of our speakers (and some of our staff, for that matter) love to cook. And just about all of us love to eat. A while back, BELONG speaker Shauna Niequist posted a recipe . . .

1 07, 2016

Happy Anniversary to the All-American Team!

July 1st, 2016|Seasonal, Well-Being|

July 1st marked the 24th anniversary of the release of the movie A League of their Own—can you believe that opened all the way back in 1992? The BELONG Tour’s resident softball aficionado looks back on that now-classic summer film, softball, and lessons she learned from them. I remember sitting in my dorm room one weekend in college, bawling my eyes out, as I watched A League of Their Own eight times. (You guys . . . 8 TIMES.) I love this story (obviously) and connect so much to this group of women who risked a lot to live their dreams. I hung up [...]

25 05, 2016

Friends Before Dawn

May 25th, 2016|Friendships, Neighbors, Physical|

Sometimes we have to push ourselves to do hard things. Sometimes those hard things bring us the best things. Jen Hatmaker shares her own experience with early mornings and it's unexpected surprises. She tricked me by way of my big heart. That is the first thing you need to know. Oh sure, I guess some of the other girls were there for “fitness” or “health” or “strength training” or whatever the heck gets them out of bed in the morning. This was in their lane, in line with their goals and values. It was an easy yes, I can only [...]