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My Life’s a Mess, and That’s OK

All my perfectionists out there, raise your meticulously cared for and sanitized hands. "Mess" and I have never gotten along. I legitimately got in trouble in Pre-K because I didn't want to finger paint. Way too messy. I mean, who really wants their hands covered in paint… Read More

When It’s All Too Much, Find Rest

None of us are immune to health challenges, whether they are personal or affect someone close to us. A major health crisis can threaten to throw the balance off in every area of our life, consuming our time, energy, and faith for a season or longer. Is it possible to… Read More

How to Recover From “Butijust” Syndrome

Knock, knock. “Mom?” Hand goes up. “I’m working.” “But I just wanted to see if it’s OK for the neighbors to come over and swim.” Knock, knock. “Mom?” Hand goes up. “I’m working.” “But I just need you to transfer some money into my account for…” Knock, knock. “Mom?" Hand… Read More

Run to Him for Rest

“Rest” and “peace” are noticeably absent in almost everyone’s lives, and yet, they are vital to being at the top of our game. Susan Thomas, author of The Best Life and Girlfriend Revolution, and co-founder of Keystone Church, shares her advice for finding and maintaining time to rest.… Read More