What If Life Went Smoothly?

One morning last summer, I rolled over and looked at my phone. One new message. I smiled. It was from a guy who took me to dinner the night before. I sighed in contentment and sat up.

4 Things God Should Have Given Me

You bless us when we pray to You, don’t You? In Sunday school, we’re taught to clasp our hands tightly, shut our eyes, bow our heads and pray earnestly for whatever we want.

Is it Okay for Christians to Read Self-Help Books?

I have a confession to make: I write self-help books. No “Christian Living category” author ever wants to admit that they write self-help materials. Surely our work is far more important than mere self-help.

Our Generation’s Biggest Struggle: Stillness

For most of my life, I struggled with being still. Being an extrovert made it hard to say no to people. I would push myself to do anything and everything for others, and failed to make time to simply be silent.

What if God Made Me Pretty?

I am short, stocky, and average-looking. When I was growing up, people used to comment about how flat my nose was. A friend even told me that my nose looked like it had been hit by something.