Entries by Growing in Grace

When You’re Stretched Too Thin

When I was growing up, I remember one cultural message very clearly: “Look out for #1!” We were constantly bombarded with the importance of putting ourselves first and taught that our personal needs mattered more than anyone else’s.  I now know that messaging is untrue, but after a lifetime of hearing it, the words are […]

When Your Calendar is too Full

A few weeks ago, I looked at my calendar and was suddenly filled with anxiety.  My schedule was just too full.  I started to feel overwhelmed. Fearful. My first reaction was “what can I drop from my schedule to gain a few badly needed hours each week?”  And sadly, Bible Study was the first thing […]

Map to Victory

Kids today just don’t know the joy of maps, or hand-written directions. I still remember being a passenger in the car and trying to help the driver navigate.  I’m the first to admit I am map-challenged.  GPS’s and Google Maps are awesome inventions and I am sure that arguments between drivers and passenger have had […]