Sometimes God’s gifts are hard to see. Especially when they are packaged in a way that evokes the response “return to sender” when you first receive them. Some of my most precious gifts have come in packages that I…Read More »
The time has come.
It’s taken a fire, a mudslide and an evacuation to get here, but I am thrilled to finally introduce you to my new video series. This will be the first of 8 video blogs (or vlogs…
It’s 2018, so it’s time to roll out the resolutions. The goal? Make them big enough to inspire you; realistic enough to actually do.
I might be able to help.
Starting in my next blog, I will be previewing the 8…
On Saturday at 7 am, we were abruptly evacuated.
The Thomas fire took a windy turn, and as it came careening down the hills of Santa Barbara, 12,000 people were told to pack up and get out. It’s one of…
This has been a week of coming close.
It’s the Advent season, and many of you are aware that we have a huge fire going on (currently 238,000 acres), so we’ve lived the last 10 days coming very close to…
They told me it would happen. Those wise mentors just a little ahead of me who said “These are the years that bring the perfect storm of aging parents and heavily hormoned teenagers, confronting you with the desperate need…Read More »
If you are someone who is interested in new tools for spiritual growth, I am thrilled to introduce a new FREE resource. It’s a brand new journal called “Reframing your life with God’s perspective”, and it is…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
“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!”