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June 2018 Posts

Book Review: Holy Hustle

Book Review: Holy Hustle

JUNE 8, 2018

RUN YOUR RACE

Work without Shame, Rest without Guilt

Balance. It's what we long for in our lives as we hear shouts of "Work harder!" in one ear, and whispers to "rest more" in the other. What if God's plan for us isn't just one way or the other? 

Enter the holy hustle.

Crystal Stine followed the path to success as she climbed the corporate ladder. Read more...


What’s Your Legacy?

What’s Your Legacy?

JUNE 8, 2018

KNOW YOURSELF

He was one of the greatest kings who ever lived. He was also:

  • The father of a rapist
  • The father of a murderer
  • The father of a daughter who was raped by her brother, his son.

How is it that this great king, this warrior who won hundreds of battle had such an out of control family?

It comes down to his focus. David focused on building up his kingdom. Unfortunately, his family paid the price. His life causes me to ponder this very interesting question: what legacy are we leaving for our children? Read more...


How to Tell Someone's Character

How to Tell Someone's Character

JUNE 21, 2018

RUN YOUR RACE

My ten year-old and his classmates have caught World Cup fever.

“Who you voting for?” he asks.

Anyone not supporting for his team gets a disdainful look and a scoff. “Why are you voting for that team?”

Some of the responses people give as their reasons for cheering for a particular team are amusing.

Persons choose teams because they like the colors, or the language. Some choose a team because their father supported it and the legacy had been passed on. A few persons are undecided, choosing whichever team looks most likely to win. Read more...



Review of parenting book Lose the Cape: Ain't Nothing but a Teen Thang

Book Review: Lose the Cape: Ain't Nothing but a Teen Thang

JUNE 28, 2018

RUN YOUR RACE

Ahhh... parenting teenagers...

Are you currently parenting a teen or have children who will be there soon?

This book is for parents who are about to embark upon the tween and teen years and are feeling a little bit overwhelmed. While any parent or grandparent could enjoy reading it, it's mostly suited as a book to prepare parents OR as a resource for parents who are already struggling with their teen. Because let's face it - parenting teenagers is a whole new world!

This book is part mom humor, part advice from moms who have been there, done that, and part advice from guest experts who hope to arm unsuspecting parents with the tools they need to survive the years of raising a teenager. Read more...