“Self-awareness is the first thing that will upset the completeness of our life in God, and self-awareness continually produces a sense of struggling and turmoil in our lives. Self-awareness is not a sin, and it can be produced by nervous emotions or by suddenly being dropped into a totally new set of circumstances. Yet it is never God’s will that we should be anything less than absolutely complete in him.”
- June 1 – 30 Days of Writing
- June 2 – Perfect Timing
- June 3 – An Alternative to “Life’s Not Fair”
- June 4 – Jesus, Sex, and Controversy
- June 5 – The Good and Bad of Anxiety
- June 6 – City Living
- June 7 – Worry Less, Write More
- June 8 – Where You Lead (my tribute to Gilmore Girls)
- June 9 – Tell Me A Story
- June 10 – Bear With Me (my tribute to Yosemite)
- June 11 – Surprising Myself, Changing Assumption (discussing my new job at Children of the Nations)
- June 12 – Finding a New Niche
- June 13 – Choosing to Dream (why Disneyland is the best)
- June 14 – Killing and Kindling Motivation
- June 15 – The Truth About Wedding Planning
- June 16 – Half Way There, Already Good
- June 17 – Something of Mindlessness
- June 18 – In the Face of Violence (my response to the Charleston shootings)
- June 19 – Smile On
- June 20 – The Trick to Being Nice to Yourself
- June 21 – Lessons From Dad
- June 22 – A Good Friend Gives You Animal Facts
- June 23 – What’s Missing From Pixar’s “Inside Out”
- June 24 – The Importance of Asking
- June 26 – How Decisions Do and Don’t Define You
- June 27 – Non-Conformist Nature
- June 28 – Practicing Love
- June 29 – Learning to Shut Up
Writers block more often comes from fear, not a lack of words.
Once I had opened myself up to really hearing someone else, I was humbled to find I still had a lot to learn.
- Show my sincere appreciation.
- Affirm that person’s value.
- This is still a free country. Just because other people get to do something you may not approve of, that does not directly infringe on your freedom.
- Jesus always, again ALWAYS, took a stance of loving others. That should be our first priority as Christians.
- This decision was not taken lightly. And it does not define you.
“For modern Americans who are exposed to more options and more ads associated with options than anyone else in the world, choice is just as much about who they are as it is about what the product is,” Iyengar says.
“Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.” – Mark 11:24
“…in everything, by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God.” – Philippians 4:6
“If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you.” – John 15:7
- “She focused on the problem at hand, not Apple’s identity.”
- “She shared her thoughts and feelings but didn’t make it about her.”
- “She acknowledges their desired outcome and offers a new suggestion.”