Turning 50 brings some interesting things into your life, not the least of which is the awareness that you are on the back nine of life. And unless your destiny is to become one of the 100 year old…Read More »
Before the dawn of social media, we only dreamed of how the other half lived. Now we get to see it. And I wonder about the effect this is having on our souls.
Through the lens of select images and…Read More »
I got some news last week.
Zondervan told me that the license for my book (which comes out August 5th) was bought by a publishing company to translate it into another language.
Immediately the wheels started turning… could it be Spanish?…
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 »
For half my life, I prayed for a husband and child of my own. For half my life, God gave me singleness and other people’s children to care for. I wondered if God and I spoke different languages.
This week’s blog is actually the continuation of a story I posted two weeks ago. It can be read alone, but if you want the full story and you missed that post, here’s the link: http://blog.lauriepolich.com/when-god-widens-your-gaze/
With this story, I…
This was a monumental week in my life as a step mom. My step son decided to do his immigration report on his great grandpa.
On my side.
It’s hard to describe the feelings of warmth when your step child claims…Read More »
On my last blog, I wrote about the Royal Baby. I talked about the difference a birth canal can make in determining your life.
However that’s only part of the story.
Certainly, there are circumstances in our lives that we…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
They come barging in uninvited, take over our lives,…
Anyone else notice how fast this Summer is going?
What people are saying about Laurie
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