Tag: Work

The choices you don’t realize you’re making are the life you are creating.

When my alarm clock rudely wakes me up in the morning and I’m tired and don’t want to get out of bed—but the alarm clock won’t stop going off every five minutes until I do—it feels like I have no choice but to go to work. I have to. But in reality, nobody is holding

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On making friends: we’re not as different as it may seem.

The one thing they don’t teach you in college—ok, they don’t teach you a lot of things, but this is a big one—they don’t teach you how to make friends out in the real world. College, and even high school, are ergonomically designed for you to make friends. They put you in a room with

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How to stay cool, calm, and Christ-like in a heated moment.

The other day at work, I got extremely irritated with a co-worker. And I was getting myself all fired up, ready to go to another co-worker and vent my irritations. But for whatever reason, before I did that, I decided to open my Bible app and read the verse of the day. This is what

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It’s the little things… we do for others.

I wasn’t planning on being on the phone with him for over thirty minutes. In fact, all I really needed was a three word answer—“read and agreed”—letting me know I could use his story for an email I was sending out for work. But after a few minutes of talking, I realized this call was

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When love becomes an excuse to not speak truth.

Recently, I watched a video that was talking about the topics of Christianity and homosexuality and, knowing what was said was very controversial, I decided to read the comments. People had a lot to say. But the one thing that stood out to me the most was the people who were claiming what the video

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Doing everything in love; is that even realistic?

We do a lot of things everyday from the mundane, day-to-day tasks like going to a store, driving our car, or checking our mail to the bigger and more time consuming things like going to work or spending time with our friends and family. And 1 Corinthians 16:14 offers a bold and somewhat challenging command: “Do

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Finding where you fit: 5 tips for finding your place in this world.

Finding where you fit in life isn’t always the easiest, smoothest, most comfortable feat. Often times it takes time, and that’s ok. It’s ok if your first job isn’t your dream career, first church isn’t where you feel God is calling you to serve, or first boyfriend isn’t who you want to marry. Understanding where

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The problem with college is seasons change: here’s what to do about it.

You’re 17, possibly 18, years old and fresh out of high school. Maybe you’re glad to be done like I was – ready to finally start learning relevant things that would propel me into my future. And maybe like me, eight years later, you realize that’s not what happened. Because the problem with college is

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I know I should be spending more time with God, but so many things need my attention.

Do you ever feel like this? Do you ever wonder where the time goes each day and how you are ever going to cross off all the things on your To-Do list? There just doesn’t seem to be enough time in the day to work hard, cultivate relationships, care for others, eat, breathe, sleep. When

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Be someone you’d want in your life.

When we are the best version of ourselves, and bring to our relationships all the amazing qualities and characteristics we carry, it opens the doors for positive experiences with others.