strategies

When Life Doesn't Go As Planned

When Life Doesn't Go As Planned

While icing my injury, I had plenty of time to think and pray about how to respond rightly in the future, a luxury not often available to parents of kids with special needs. So I'm passing along what God showed me about how to respond as the light of Christ when life doesn't go as planned.

Three Strategies to Wait with Hope, Instead of Defeat

Three Strategies to Wait with Hope, Instead of Defeat

Whether it’s being delayed on the roads, waiting to see a love one who lives far away or anticipating a fun vacation, being patient sure can be tough. Cooling our jets when it involves an illness, diagnosis or surgery for ourselves or a loved one can amp up the anxiety and feelings of defeat even more. Recently, my friends Ed and Jan showed me through their example how to wait with hope.