Why Disappointment is Important for Growth

I spent a lot of time in my life avoiding discomfort and the dreaded “disappointment.” I was wrong. I realize now I’m disappointed by the lack of disappointment - because it means I didn’t try all the things I should have. I can only imagine where life would be if I were willing to put … Continue reading Why Disappointment is Important for Growth

Why You Should Make Yourself Uncomfortable Every Day

I took my first cold shower today. It was awful. Every millisecond felt like torture. I hate being cold. HATE it! Yes, I used the four-letter H-word we teach our kids not to say. However, it’s the only word that adequately describes my feelings about all things chilly. (Except ice cream. Can I get a … Continue reading Why You Should Make Yourself Uncomfortable Every Day

Shift Your Focus to Kick Fear in the Butt

Have you ever let fear keep you from doing something God put in your heart? I know I have. I almost did with this blog. I recently taught a class where I overlooked the plethora of kind, positive comments I received and honed in on the only negative one. Of course, that’s the one I … Continue reading Shift Your Focus to Kick Fear in the Butt