When You Need Courage to Say Hello

Posting at (in)courage, moving, courage to say hello

Today I’m excited to be featured at (in)courage! Hello is a simple word that meets a life-sized need. We’ve all experienced moments when emotions hold us back, moments we need a little extra courage to do the simple things. I’m sharing a story of how God ministered to my aching heart with a simple act of kindness.

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Four Reasons Why Serving Others Can Make You Resentful

Mary and Martha, challenges of Christian service, bad attitudes

Some days I’m a Martha. I can Martha myself into a frenzy, whipping my to-do list like a weapon. That rumpled scrap of paper, filled with both the meaningful and the mundane, feels heavy in my hand. Thinking through the commitments of the week, inward pressure builds, as resentment grates against my good intentions.

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Simple Ways to Beat Selfishness

Selfishness can be an uncomfortable topic. We want to think we are better than the pettiness of selfish actions and attitudes. It’s so easy to point the finger at others when we start chatting about selfishness, right? Yesterday I realized things I was upset about really came down to…being too caught…

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