“Remembering”

It was supposed to be a special day. It’s one of those landmark days that you look forward to your whole life growing up.  Incalculable hours of time and energy are spent planning for this day by multiple people: not just those directly involved, but caring friends and family, too. … Continue reading

Starting Over

  “You’re an overcomer Stay in the fight ’til the final round You’re not going under ‘Cause God is holding you right now You might be down for a moment Feeling like it’s hopeless That’s when he reminds you That you’re an overcomer You’re an overcomer” If you come to … Continue reading

Happy Mother’s Day

I hope you have a wonderful day celebrating motherly women today, but I know that some did not enjoy this Mother’s day. Today could contain a wide range of emotions.   For me,  I feel sad, because this is the first Mother’s day without my Mom’s mother.  I still deal … Continue reading

Fed Up With Fear

  What is it in your life that consumes your mind with worry? It’s that thing that you can’t handle listening to someone else’s story about their experience with that particular thing, because it just gets in your head and won’t go away. It’s that thing that is waiting to … Continue reading

I thought he was just a sale person!

Growing up, I (Kendra) didn’t understand my dad’s job.  I knew he was an agent who sold insurance.  I remember going into his business and noticing all the paperwork everywhere.  But after dealing with insurance for several years, I have a greater appreciation of my now-retired father’s career.  Now I … Continue reading

We are Broken

We have tried.  Others have tried.  Amy has joked that even the psychiatrists have given up. That’s mostly part of her defense, which employs comedy as a smokescreen. But it’s impossible. We can’t be fixed.  We are going to be broken. I (Amy) tried to fix myself and become what … Continue reading

Terrifying

Have you ever tried to tap out a familiar tune so that others could guess it? Many people find it more difficult than they would imagine.  In an EntreLeadership podcast, Adam Grant talked about an experiment, where they had asked others to tap out a familiar tune, and only 2.4% … Continue reading