Have you ever had a disagreement with someone that ended with you feeling like less? I recall a situation not too long ago between me and a colleague. This person became extremely upset, and began to speak down to me. Instead of responding by speaking … Continue readingI Pick Me: Responding with Love
Being female, first born, and Mexican American, I have plenty of practice in asserting my opinion – and shockingly enough (because I know this will come as a surprise to those who know me IRL), it’s hard to keep my opinion to myself and, instead, … Continue readingCreative Ways to Practice the Pause
As the salt of the earth, we are called to “flavor” the world with Christ. What we say, what we do, and who we are should all glorify God and inspire others to seek out the Lord. Our “saltiness” is vital to making sure that God’s presence is felt by others. … Continue readingBecoming Salt and Light
As the wheels of this world turn again, and knowing some places are just now beginning to open back up, the question to ask isn’t about Christ’s role in our salvation history.
Rather, it’s whether or not we are prepared to be… … Continue readingJesus, How I’ve Missed You
The other day my husband and I had a decently intense conversation about the merits of a sob story. One of us (my husband) prefers to speak to a contractor in simple terms. His details are succinct and to the point. The other (me) likes … Continue readingHow to Turn a Sob Story into a Good Confession