How To Lose Your Phone In 10 Days

How To Lose Your Phone In 10 Days

I got my first cell phone when I was nearly thirty years old. It was a piece of technology about the size of a candy bar, which I used only to make phone calls. A couple years later I also began  using my phone for sending text messages — a laborious process requiring me to press the number key correlating with my desired letter (for example, to say “hi.” I’d press the number four twice for “h” to appear, then three more times for the letter “i”).

Letting Go

Letting Go

I remember going to a local festival when I was in first grade. There was a clown selling balloons and, to my surprise, my parents bought one and promptly tied it to my wrist. I loved that balloon. I don’t know why, but it instantly felt special to me. As I walked around with my balloon proudly stretching out from my tiny wrist—I felt it. The knot that secured my prize to my person slowly unraveled and slipped away. I watched the balloon float up as my heart sank.

Depression To Thriving: 5 Ways the Church Healed Me

Depression To Thriving: 5 Ways the Church Healed Me

Growing up in an Oklahoma Christian family gave me a foundation and solid teaching which prepared me for living and working in Southeast Asia. With loving parents and good church leaders, I was confident that I would lead a happy, successful life as long as I obeyed Christ.  

Loving God With Our Bodies: An Interview with Teri & Tallie Thompson

Loving God With Our Bodies: An Interview with Teri & Tallie Thompson

At the start of a new year, many women naturally think about implementing new practices for physical and spiritual health. When I think about physical health and a disciplined life, I think about my friend, Teri Thompson. Teri not only exemplifies health and fitness in her own life, but her example rubbed off on her children, who value them as well.