I told students at a college I spoke at yesterday that my goal was ring by…Read More »
Permit me to indulge in a little of my faith history.
I grew up in the Serbian Orthodox church, which means a rich heritage of “religious traditions” (aka big parties)…Read More »
Last week I wrote about it. This week I decided to let you see it with your own eyes.
If you missed what I posted last week, you may want to follow this link: http://blog.lauriepolich.com/the-road-to-a-bigger-life/
But to get the full…
I was unprepared for how I would feel when she leapt into my arms. A small thin Haitian child my husband and I know mostly through letters and not so flattering pictures.
A child I met once as a little…
Author Philip Yancey (of whom I am a big fan) says there are 3 questions we struggle with when we feel God’s distance and want or need him to be close. The questions are: Why is God hidden? Why…Read More »
You’ve probably heard the quote, “If you want to make God laugh, tell him your plans.” It’s not a Bible verse, but I think I’ll vote for it when the next translation comes out. The last time my plans…Read More »
Meet LaurieHi, I used to be Laurie Polich, but now I'm Laurie Polich Short. Some of you older youth workers might remember me from my Youth Specialties speaking days. But a few things have happened since that time...I got married, became a step mom, and most recently published two books. Read more on the "About Laurie" page
All it takes us one click to get us…
Richard spent most of his 67 years of life…
What people are saying about Laurie
“Laurie exceeded all our expectations. Weeks later I still had people commenting about how much Laurie’s speaking meant to them.”
“Laurie Short is a terrific speaker, great to work with, and uniquely gifted to connect right away with adults and students. Our whole conference loved her!”