Whatever You Do

Welcome to Day 23 of 31 Ways to Embrace Lopsided Living! On Sundays we are meditating on a verse that encourages us in our Lopsided Living pursuit.  Today's verse is one I am leaning into a lot lately. Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men. Colossians 3:23 WHATEVER YOU DO ... You should probably know this about me: I'm a perfectionist and a people-pleaser. I also have a low threshold for managing stress and dealing with change. Basically, I like to make a ... [Read More]

It’s Okay to Do Something instead of Everything

Welcome to Day 20 of 31 Ways to Embrace Lopsided Living! I need to make a confession. I didn't use my Jawbone yesterday. Why? Because it's been so long since I have worn it I couldn't even find the charger until this morning. It's all charged up and I'll be monitoring my steps today! Just wanted to be honest with you about how my life really looks. As we are getting into the final days of this series, I want to share something I think we far too often forget.  It has to do with several ... [Read More]

Sometimes Good Enough Is Enough

Welcome to Day 14 of 31 Ways to Embrace Lopsided Living! Remember yesterday when I said to choose best over good. So true, right? But let’s face it, we can’t be the best at everything we do. Nor can we give our best to every situation or activity we are involved in. It isn’t possible. Not only that, some things really don’t need our best — they just need to be done. My problem is I lean toward the perfectionist, Type A, and possibly a little compulsive type. And I'm guessing some of ... [Read More]

Lopsided Living Values Progress over Perfection

Welcome to Day 8 of 31 Simple Ways to Embrace Lopsided Living! On Saturdays, I'll be recapping the week's posts and sharing a overarching principle of Lopsided Living. We began our journey by recognizing there is a better way to live a fuller life. From there John 10:10 helped us understand in Christ we have abundance, not scarcity. We spent five days looking at five truths of Lopsided Living: Begin with Loving God Most Understand how to Live at Rest Locate & Use ... [Read More]

Book Review: Breaking Up with Perfect by Amy Carroll

Last summer I met this incredible girl with a smile that fills up a room. From our first phone conversation until we met face-to-face in the hallway of a hotel conference center in Charlotte, North Carolina, I knew this was a woman who loved Jesus. As she reached out to hug me, she said, with the perfect Southern drawl, "I fell like we are already friends." And we were. Amy Carroll is the real deal, y'all. Genuine, funny, and passionate about encouraging women.  She the girl who looks yoi n ... [Read More]