The End of Drama Queens

The world is filled with too many drama queens. I see them everywhere. In the grocery store, at the ball field, at the mall . . . drama queens seem to be taking over the planet. They blast their emotional upheaval to the embarrassment of shoppers and display their theatrics in a way for everyone in their vicinity to be informed of their plight. I’ve decided that every Drama Queen needs a Titus...

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Successful Women

Successful Women

I’m surrounded by two precious friends in this picture. These women could wear the mantle of “success” according to the world’s value system. This week, I’ve featured one of these friends, Carolyn McCulley, on the blog. She is an author, but also an entrepreneur. Carolyn founded Citygate Films in 2009. Her cinematic documentary films, which cover spiritual, humanitarian, and social...

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Having any Relationship Conflicts?

Conflicts happen between the best of friends and family. That’s the sad reality of living in a fallen world. But it seems to happen just as much within the Church. I’ve seen enough Church conflicts to notice that the “gift of discernment” can be misused, or add to the complications in a conflict. If you think you have the “gift of discernment” when it comes to relating to people, be...

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Messed Up Perspectives

Getting a messed up perspective can cause all kinds of relationship problems. A friend sent me a hilarious email that was a parody on the differences between men and women. One example was a couple traveling down the highway with very little conversation happening. The woman’s mind and emotions start racing as she jumps to the conclusion that the guy is angry with her, thinking that he’s...

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When Perception is Not Reality

We hear it all the time, “Perception is reality.” And I know the point: How you perceive something becomes “real” to you . . . whether it is true reality or not. But what if my perception is not based in actual reality? What if I am operating with a faulty perception? When I was a little girl, I loved putting together an outlandish costume from a box of old “give-away” clothes, and...

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