For those of you just tuning in to my blogs, I’ve been in the middle of previewing my new video series which I am VERY excited about (see previous 5 blogs). But I had to take this commercial break…Read More »
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 »
In order to see our way forward, we sometimes have to look backward. That’s why God often prompts us to look back to find our courage for what is ahead. This next session of my video series reveals the…Read More »
Skimming through John 10, I found myself stuck on these words:
“I have come that they may have life; and have it to the full.”
Feeling a bit empty, I found myself wondering what life to the full actually means.
We know…Read More »
I opened Jesus Calling this morning, and here were the words I read: “YOU WILL NOT FIND MY PEACE by engaging in excessive planning, attempting to control what will happen to you in the future.”
I believe my name was…Read More »
I am thinking these days a lot about faith.
Not because I wrote about it.
Or speak about it.
But because right now, I have to live it.
You know it’s bad when one of your best friends opens your book and…Read More »
Most of us know what makes life worthwhile usually involves risk.
The same is true about faith.
Nevertheless, when push comes to shove, most of us lean toward playing it safe. Taking risks is too darn… risky.
It’s fun watching other people…
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
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