March 17, 2018

You Are Called to Be Creative

After I was diagnosed with Wegener's, I went through a period where the most I could do during the day was stumble to the couch for a change of scenery. I read light fiction or watched movies, and that was about it. Nothing creative, nothing requiring any sort of energy output. Thankfully, that period didn't last, and I slowly started to look for low-intensity activities to occupy my time. I never considered myself creative in any sense of the word -- so when someone suggested I try scrapbooking, I laughed at them. But the idea took root . . . and while I never did much actual scrapbooking (I only finished about ten pages in my wedding book that I started about ten years ago!), I [...Read More]

9 Ways to Pray for Your Coworkers

You work with them almost every day. In fact, if you work full-time, you probably spend more time with your coworkers than you do with your own family. You collaborate, interact, brainstorm, and make money together. Your job success depends upon each other's competency and efficiency. But how well do you actually know your coworkers? You spend 8 hours a day together -- sometimes less -- then head home to your "real life." Unless you're an unusually close-knit team, or you work for a family member, you don't know your coworkers outside those 8 hours a day. And that's just for traditional office jobs! Those who work on a virtual team (like I do), serve in the medical community, or [...Read More]