Team Turn of Mind

"Teamwork makes the dream work." "Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much."- Helen Keller "None of us is as smart as all of us." - Ken Blanchard "Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is a progress. Working together is success."- Henry Ford "Cowabunga!"- Ninja Turtles (my personal favorite) I'm … Continue reading Team Turn of Mind

I Want What I Want

Kids can be ruthless sometimes. Back in my high school days I used to babysit this 5 year old boy. He wasn’t so bad to watch but sometimes he would have the worst tantrums (like kicking-me-in-the-face tantrums). I remember he used to love to play this spy video game and he would get so mad … Continue reading I Want What I Want

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Kids Man, Kids.

This past week was Kids Week at our Commack Campus and it was seriously a blast. As staff members, it's pretty much the one week out of the year we get the green light to run around, let loose, and act a third of our age. It's magical and tiring all at the same time … Continue reading Kids Man, Kids.

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What To Do When You Realize You Can’t Do It All.

We all have seasons where we find ourselves super busy. How can we dwell in God's presence and not lose focus on what really matters? Here's: What To Do When You Realize You Can't Do It All. 🙂

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People Worn

As time goes on, things usually take a beating. Ever buy a new item, that you wanted so badly, and then something happens to it? A scratch, a snag, a pull, a missing piece? UGH. Bummer. I’ve done this to three articles of clothing in the past month! When we use certain items over and … Continue reading People Worn

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Stop Taking Yourself Too Seriously

My sister has down syndrome and I wouldn't trade her for the world. Laura may be younger than me but she has taught me numerous lessons. A few to count are compassion, unconditional love, simplicity, and seeing life through a different lens/perspective. One lesson that she has taught me, that I truly treasure, is not … Continue reading Stop Taking Yourself Too Seriously

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How to Hear When Life Gets Loud

"And after the earthquake there was a fire, but the Lord was not in the fire. And after the fire there was a sound of a gentle whisper." 1 Kings 19:12 Growing up I was pretty shy. My mom tried to put me in modeling but I hated it, mostly because I was so scared … Continue reading How to Hear When Life Gets Loud

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4 Ways to Escape the Comparison Trap

Climbing levels is fun when you are playing Donkey Kong, but not when you are analyzing your life next to someone else's. Have you ever fallen into the comparison game? I totally get it and have been there too. It's like no matter what level you reach, there is always another level to climb to. … Continue reading 4 Ways to Escape the Comparison Trap

That’s What He Said.

Listening to Perry Noble in real life is a tad different than listening to him on a podcast! Yesterday I had the privilege to attend a conference with Perry Noble as the main speaker. 

Here are some leadership one liners I jotted down.

6 Events to Keep Summer Interesting

Summer can be a tough season for churches, especially when it comes to attendance and offering. The weather gets nicer, schedules become packed and Aunt Millie throws a BBQ every Sunday afternoon. "Man, if Aunt Millie throws a BBQ in the afternoon, then I have to make the potato salad, and if I make the potato … Continue reading 6 Events to Keep Summer Interesting