You Are Not Broken Beyond Repair   When this tree broke in a storm it felt like a visual representation of our family—something beautiful that had been devastated and broken by the storms of life. We lovingly cut off the broken branches. Honestly, we weren’t sure if the tree could be saved much less be beautiful again. Over the next

  “You’re not good enough.” Four little words. Words that hang over our head, constantly lurking in the back of our mind. Perhaps someone said these words to us so they are on continual playback. They play on our fears and tempt us to act accordingly. These four little words affect our behavior, often when we don’t even realize it.

Let it Go!

  In high school, I had the wonderful opportunity to work closely with our youth pastor as a student leader. My male counterpart, John, was a friend I dearly loved and admired. He was incredibly talented and a strong leader. Not only were we part of the planning and organization of our youth group, but we were personally discipled by