Running Away

Running from our purpose…That can be so easy, especially when we struggle to find our place. All the reasons fill our minds: “What difference can I make? So and so, has the same giftings as I do, and they seem to be better at it, anyhow…”No one will even know if I leave this job”,…

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Looking In The Mirror

What do you see when you look in the mirror? Are you focusing on flaws or do you see yourself as someone God created? The world wants nothing more than to see ourselves through a cracked lens. God clarifies in Scripture that man looks at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart…

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Embarrassment 103: Try and Try Again

It takes courage to try a new skill. It takes even more courage to try a skill, fail miserably at it, and be willing to try a new one…especially when that supposed “failure” took place in front of countless eyes, laughing and commenting as you walked offstage or off of the basketball court. Having a…

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Embarrassment 102: Unpopular in the Popular Crowd

Swish! Don’t you wish that life was like that every day? One goal…One victory…One slam dunk after another…  No embarrassment, no mistakes, no regrets…One score in life to the next with your feet lifted off of the ground, defying gravity…Flying like a bird in flight as you effortlessly slam dunk every hurdle in your path…while…

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Embarrassment 101: Front and Center

Have you ever struggled with stage fright or being front and center in a conversation with all eyes turning in your direction? Stares of silence…waiting to see what you will say or do—not anticipating what will come out of your mouth. That weird feeling where your stomach is in knots making you want to run…

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Feelings of A Misfit

When you feel like a “Misfit… One of the main goals is to be accepted. What can I do to make others notice me? What can I do to make others like me?  Thoughts swirl in your mind: “Maybe if I were like so and so…then I would fit in like everyone else.”  Whether you’re…

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Back to the Beginning

Have you ever felt like a “Misfit“? I certainly have. One specific time I remember sitting in a chair surrounded by a large group of people, watching them interact and pass me by, feeling almost invisible as everyone looked everywhere but in my direction. If you have ever been in a similar situation, my encouragement…

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A Pete the Puzzle Piece Premiere

Play Video Have you ever wondered where you fit or why you’re here? At some point in our lives, we all wonder: “What is my purpose?” These questions lead to times of reflection or “park bench” moments. Join us for the premiere of A Pete the Puzzle Piece Story and discover what happens when Pete,…

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On the Park Bench

Have you ever wondered where you fit or your life purpose? At some point in our lives, we all wonder: “Why am I here?” and “What is my purpose?” These questions lead to reflective times or “park bench” mile markers on our journey, where we sit and think about moments that led up to where…

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