Ahhhh Summer!  June 20th marked the official start to Summer 2020!

If you’re like me, you have a vision for what you want your summer to look like.

All too often though we get to the end of summer and wonder where it went! We start the summer with a vision and good intentions to follow the dream, and then, somewhere along the line life takes over, we put our head down and plow through summer, one day at a time, missing out on all of the sweet memories and impactful potential experiences. In short, we lose sight of the “vision”.  Before we know it, it’s the end of the summer and we look up, marveling at how fast time flies and mourning another summer that didn’t turn out the way we wanted, hoped or expected it would. Read more

Unconditional Love or Doormat?



What is the difference between acting out of “unconditional love” and being a “doormat”?

This might be the most frequently asked question in my 26 years of working in women’s ministry! In one way or other, women have been expressing their confusion with regard to boundaries and unconditional love. It’s like, how can they coexist? We get the sense that we “should” have boundaries but have a tough time reconciling the “I deserve to be treated with respect because I am a daughter of God” with the message of “unconditional love” and “putting others first”. Read more