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P: Poise – What It’s Really Like

P: Poise – What It’s Really Like

This post is part of a series titled, “A-B-Cs – What It’s Really Like”. Each week a new letter and its word will be revealed. Each word’s explanation will illustrate significant personal meaning, application and ultimately demonstrate, What It’s Really Like…  Poise – verb – to hold (something) in a balanced and steady position The season of fall features a great dose of excitement for sports...

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O: Odor – What It’s Really Like

O: Odor – What It’s Really Like

This post is part of a series titled, “A-B-Cs – What It’s Really Like”. Each week a new letter and its word will be revealed. Each word’s explanation will illustrate significant personal meaning, application and ultimately demonstrate, What It’s Really Like…  Did you fart?? These are the famous last words of parents with children under the age of five before discovering the source of a particularl...

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Real Problem: Body Issues Not Yoga Pants!

Real Problem: Body Issues Not Yoga Pants!

The real problem is not yoga pants! What are we teaching our children about body issues? So there is an epidemic about yoga pants. Apparently it is too distracting to young teenage boys. Boys who can be distracted by just about everything anyway. Thank you puberty! Since yoga pants are banned in schools the boys will be able to study more right? Not so sure. As studying in middle and high school i...

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M: Memory – What It’s Really Like

M: Memory – What It’s Really Like

This post is part of a series titled, “A-B-Cs – What It’s Really Like”. Each week a new letter and its word will be revealed. Each word’s explanation will illustrate significant personal meaning, application and ultimately demonstrate, What It’s Really Like…  “God gave us our memories so we might have roses in December” You would be surprised how much you can pick up while dining on a ham and chee...

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K: Keeps – What It’s Really Like

K: Keeps – What It’s Really Like

This post is part of a series titled, “A-B-Cs – What It’s Really Like”. Each week a new letter and its word will be revealed. Each word’s explanation will illustrate significant personal meaning, application and ultimately demonstrate, What It’s Really Like…  I think at times we all struggle with keeping in general – keeping up, keeping touch, keeping time, keeping watch, keeping promises. L...

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The Question That Made Me Realize My Stress Was Hurting My Husband. A Lot.

The Question That Made Me Realize My Stress Was Hurting My Husband. A Lot.

Last year I came across a blog post that encouraged me to ask a question, just one question, of my spouse. The couple who wrote the article said it did wonders in their marriage, so I tried it. I asked Kyle, “What do you need from me?” I fully expected him to answer something related to him, to his love languages, something like, “I need more encouragement and support from you regarding my job” or...

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Judgement | WIRL Project

J: Judgment – What It’s Really Like

This post is part of a series titled, “A-B-Cs – What It’s Really Like”. Each week a new letter and its word will be revealed. Each word’s explanation will illustrate significant personal meaning, application and ultimately demonstrate, What It’s Really Like…  Judgment – some have more of it than others. Some good, some bad. Its juxtaposition has its dilemmas: When to advance/when to withdraw...

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Vision | WIRL Project

The Greatest Gifts are Small Packages Wrapped with Love

Have you ever felt like you were doing something just to be doing it but you really didn’t know “why” you were doing it? Or… have you ever felt as if you had this grand vision which caused you to work yourself to the bone but the end result only left you feeling exhausted, deprived, and unfulfilled? One day I was door to door marketing for my Rejuve-N-Luv Body Scrubs when I came across a sweet lad...

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H: Holding On – What It’s Really Like

H: Holding On – What It’s Really Like

This post is part of a series titled, “A-B-Cs – What It’s Really Like”. Each week a new letter and its word will be revealed. Each word’s explanation will illustrate significant personal meaning, application and ultimately demonstrate, What It’s Really Like…  I just got off of a Facetime chat with my brother where during the conversation he made fun of an old baseball t-shirt I was wearing. It is ...

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G: Gratitude – What It’s Really Like

G: Gratitude – What It’s Really Like

This post is part of a series titled, “A-B-Cs – What It’s Really Like”. Each week a new letter and its word will be revealed. Each word’s explanation will illustrate significant personal meaning, application and ultimately demonstrate, What It’s Really Like…  (The above image is a handmade Japanese Thank You card that I received a few years ago from a colleague of mine.  The symbol means, “Gratefu...

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