Intentional Optimism

Children usually offer a fresh perspective. I had been brushing my youngest daughter’s teeth when out of the blue she asked me: “Mommy, do we have an easy life?” Life doesn’t always feel easy, but I didn’t want to answer negatively and squash her preciously childlike sense of comfort. On the other hand, I also didn’t want … More Intentional Optimism

Pressed, Not Crushed

Life is full of challenges.  I’ve faced many, and I wish I could testify that I stood up to each one with full confidence, free of any doubt, discouragement, or self-pity. There’s always next time, right?  As it says in 1 Corinthians 3:18, we are changed “from glory to glory” into the same image of … More Pressed, Not Crushed