This extraverted middle child has suffered from a significant case of FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) for most of my life. As a teen and young adult my FOMO primarily obsessed over social events and finding the right husband. In my thirties, missing a great business opportunity occupied much of my FOMO real estate. At … Continue reading A New Kind of FOMO
Depictions of the Annunciation are perhaps my favorite of all Renaissance paintings. My husband and I joke that Mary looks like she is asking, “Who, me?” in just about every one of them. I would imagine this teenage girl from a poor family in a small town did not expect too much out of life. … Continue reading “Who, Me?”
You want to step out into your purpose but you may as well slay a giant…. My daughter and I often listen to the Jesus Bible Story Book on CD on the way to school and one morning we heard the story of David and Goliath. The narrator always keeps us laughing with his dramatic antics and … Continue reading Face Your Goliath
We have all been told at some point that we can’t make everyone happy. But, do we really believe that? I was listening to my favorite radio program one morning and heard a statistic that gave me a lot of relief. Apparently, no matter what we do, 10% of people will not like us. I did a … Continue reading ARE YOU MAKING EVERYONE HAPPY?
You have a sudden inspiration and wonder whether it is Divine. Now you have a decision to make: what do you do about it and when? According to Myers Briggs Type theory, the timing of our decisions depends at least partly on our personalities. Those who have a “judging” or “J” preference tend to be … Continue reading Do You have a Good Idea or a God-Idea?