We are on a ten day break in the Pacific Northwest after speaking five Sundays in a row. (Any of you who are pastors are saying “What’s the big deal about that?”) And as I sit to write this…Read More »
For those who missed last week, I am in the midst of a series of five devotionals I wrote for YouVersion (based on my new book). All comments welcome to help me decide if they are worthwhile entries. Here…Read More »
You may not have seen her, but there is a better chance you have heard her voice.
Lisa Anderson is the host of Boundless.org, a podcast ministry that reaches thousands of singles and young adults. I had the privilege of…
When you were born, the world changed. No one exactly like you had ever been here. A chain of events triggered your birth, and there was a specific moment when you came to be. And at that moment you…Read More »
Being a planner and having “issues” with control are traits that often come packaged with being a firstborn child. Since I was born ten months after my parents’ honeymoon, my mom said I started running things when I was…Read More »
I am a stepmom.
If it sounds like I’m introducing myself at an AA meeting, that isn’t so far from how it feels. These words require work for me to own, and they don’t come easily out of my mouth….
We are FINALLY in the home stretch. Just two months to go before the release of my new book. For the next 8 weeks, I will be gearing up for the big day by doing 3 things:
- FORMING a…
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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
Today I’m a guest on the Focus on the…
In 1995, a movie was released that greatly impacted…
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