Posts tagged with: freedom

Free to Trust God

How We’re Learning By Katye Riselli I stared at the names, crestfallen. Those weren’t the teachers we wanted. It felt a bit like a gut punch, and all too quickly I was criticizing myself and the route I’d chosen in...

Free to Be Brave…and Head to Boot Camp

How We’re Learning By Kristin Goodrich Each of us who has worn a uniform or who is currently serving had to go through boot camp. My first-hand transition from civilian to military life happened one hot, humid summer in Maryland....

Free to Say No

How We’re Learning by Kori Yates Say No. One of the most difficult things in my life. I am a doer by nature. I take James’ words to heart when he says, “But be doers of the word, and not...

Free from Interferences

How We’re Learning By Muriel Gregory   “The sheep hear his voice, and he calls his own sheep by name and leads them out.” John 10:3 ESV I am a proud Navy brat. My dad served in the French Navy...

Free to Breathe

How We’re Learning by Kori Yates Anxiety. Fear. They’re feelings we battle whether we like it or not. New places and faces. Sending children off to school. New jobs. New bosses. Unknown futures. Boards, battles, and buddies. Fear and anxiety...

Free to Exhale

How We’re Learning By Sarah McKinney I didn’t even realize I had been holding my breath. Wandering through my days with a “fake it till you make it” mentality had created a burning in my chest and a panic in...

Free to Cry

How We’re Learning By Kristin Goodrich “Toughen up, buttercup!” “Put on your big girl panties!” “No tears. Nope.” Military culture projects an eleventh commandment to women in uniform: Thou shalt not cry. I spent my formative young adult years cultivating...

Free to Speak

How We’re Learning By Kori Yates Say Something “I don’t know enough to share Jesus.” I have heard these words many times before, even sometimes from myself. I have moments when I question my authority on subjects and wonder if...

Free from Excess

How We’re Learning By Jennifer Wake Hi ho, hi ho, off to purge I go! MOVING TIME! That statement always strikes deep into my heart. Beyond worrying about the new place and finding friends, I start fixating on things. What...

Free to Jump

How We’re Learning By Kori Yates Finding your heart’s desire What is that one thing that burns in your heart to do? That thing that just won’t let you go? Have you ever had such a thing? Surely, we all...