I realize this is a little bit of a self focused title for a blog. (especially tomorrow when it no longer applies). But I feel compelled to mark the beginning of this 39th year (for the seventeenth time) with…Read More »
Disappointment drags on.
There are seasons in your life when it’s easy to believe your story has come to an end.
And then you get up the next day.
C.S. Lewis has a poignant line in The Chronicles of Narnia, when…Read More »
A funny thing happened on the way to finishing my book.
As I was about to write my first word on the last chapter, I got a call from my agent. It didn’t sound good when he said
“Are you somewhere…
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!”