Posts tagged with: freedom

What to Do When Performance Becomes a Prison

How We’re Learning by Ginger Harrington Free From Trying to Get Ourselves Together My good friend stands at the mailbox, holding the weight of too many burdens on her shoulders. I can tell she’s had a difficult day as I...

How to Color in the Lines

How We’re Learning By Kori Yates   Freedom with boundaries In first grade, coloring was important. It was a developmental skill that was necessary for many reasons, but for me it was one of my favorite parts of school, coloring...

Free to Be Authentic

How We’re Learning By Adrienne Terrebonne   Free From People Pleasing Did you know that people-pleasing is actually a sin? Galatians 1:10 (NASB) says this: “Am I now trying to win the approval of human beings or of God? Or...

Free from “I Should”

How We’re Learning by Brenda Pace On too many days than I care to count, my self-talk begins, “Brenda, you really should be farther along in your spiritual walk.” Or, “Brenda, this is not something that should upset you!” Or,...

Free to Live an Honorable Life

How We’re Learning By Muriel Gregory   Making a good impression in a hostile world. 18 June 2002 is my American birthday. I remember the three hour drive with my 5-year-old and 1-month-old boys. I remember the immigration office in...

Free to Be Brave

Galatians 5:1 – It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery. Freedom. This word in our military culture makes pictures of flags,...

Stones and Declarations

Stones and Declarations Recently, in my quiet moments with Jesus, I have been reading through the Gospels. I love to read about God with flesh on. How He moved, how He was different, and how He was the master of...

How to Cultivate Kindness

How We’re Learning by Brenda Pace As a good southern girl, I was raised to be nice—or in southern terms sweet. The south is known for its sweet tea and sweeter girls. I beamed with pride anytime I received affirmation,...

Do This in Remembrance of Me

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A Morning Run

“…to whom much is given, much is required…” Luke 12.48 I am currently living in Washington, DC between Georgetown and George Washington University. A favorite daily discipline is to run the National Mall. At the magnificent WWII Memorial these words,...