Bargaining Relationships

Recently, I have become aware of the unhealthy relationship I have with people pleasing and the attempts to live up to the expectations of others.  In this journey, I’ve also realized that one of the motivations for this is the transactional, or bargaining, nature of these kind of relationships. In short, I’m nice to you… Continue reading Bargaining Relationships

Summer Study: Philippians 4

The final chapter of the final book of my summer study.  I can't believe I've already arrived here.  This has been fun, fascinating, convicting, and amazing.  So let's get into chapter 4 of Philippians! In this final chapter, Paul is saying his farewells.  In this letter, he's covered how to remember the big picture, of… Continue reading Summer Study: Philippians 4

Living with intention

Photo by Andrey Grushnikov on Pexels.com It's true.  Time seems to go so slowly until you get older.  Then, it just flies by.  Of course, I can't actually slow time down, but last year I made a pact with myself to start living every second I have with purpose. What purpose was that exactly?  I… Continue reading Living with intention