Who Stole My Neck?

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Sitting with a group of friends, ages ranging from our late 30’s to our early 60’s, the conversation turned to crow’s feet, sagging eyelids and laugh lines. My friend Vicki Judd suddenly remarked, “Sometimes I look in the mirror and think: Who stole my neck?” We all howled with laughter! As we age we most […]

What Are You Avoiding?

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Special Note: Today’s blog is a popular post from last year. If you are new subscriber enjoy it but if you’ve already read it share it on social media! I’ve spent the last few weeks avoiding things.  I’ve been avoiding decisions, conversations, and even some issues I’d rather stuff down and not worry about at all. […]

What Is Your God Language?

What Is Your God Language

Special Note: Today’s guest post is by Amy deVries, a personal leadership coach and minister. If you are ready to dream, set goals and move forward than contact Amy for coaching. You won’t be disappointed! Some people might call me a perfectionist. I prefer the term “recovering perfectionist.” For many years I tried to please […]

Introverts and Extroverts

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Special Note: Today’s blog is a popular post from last year. If you are new subscriber enjoy it but if you’ve already read it share it on social media! I came across an amazing poster about introverts and extroverts on Pinterest.  I laughed out loud (and I mean loud!) when I read them, then proceeded to […]

Tough Guy

Tough Guy

Special Note: This is a guest post by my father Wayne Sommers. He is a pastor of 40 plus years who is passionate about God and laying his life down for those he loves and serves. My dad was a part of the “greatest generation.” He was a tough guy, knocking out his last victim […]

Ben’s Dream Center Trip

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In January, I shared with you my 15 year-old son’s decision to spend his Spring Break at the Dream Center Mission in Los Angeles. Growing up in suburban southwest Washington, Ben’s only experience with poverty has been serving in downtown Portland with Bridgetown Ministries handing out hot chocolate and new socks to the homeless. Although Ben is […]

I’m Sorry…Sort Of

I'm Sorry Sort Of

I’m sorry…sort of. Sorry I got caught…  Sorry I yelled (even if you deserved it)…  Sorry you turned around when I was making a face at you…  I’m sorry you have eyes in the back of your head. I’m sorry…sort of. We’ve all been there and if you are parents you have watched your kids […]

I’m Not Okay

I'm Not Okay

Can I be 100% honest with you? There are days when I’m not okay. In fact there are days when I’m sad, angry or downright miserable. I’ve had quite a few of those days lately, and I’ve noticed that sometimes people are uncomfortable with my “not okay-ness.” Has this ever happened to you? My sweet […]