I Loved Being the Favored “Teacher’s Pet” in Third Grade

I Loved Being the Favored “Teacher’s Pet” in Third Grade

When I was in third grade, I was Mrs. Leighton’s “teacher’s pet.” Everyone knew, especially my fellow students, that Mrs. Leighton favored me. The feeling of her favor was like drinking living water for my child’s thirsty soul. Mrs. Leighton, for...
13 Questions to Evaluate Spiritual Health

13 Questions to Evaluate Spiritual Health

Are you starting a new mentoring or lay counseling kind of connection? Do you want to help another or yourself evaluate your spiritual health? (Tweet that!) I use these 13 questions to start. After I hear the woman’s answers (and of course write them down), over...
It’s My Spiritual Birthday Today! Here’s my Gift for You!

It’s My Spiritual Birthday Today! Here’s my Gift for You!

At the end of this post, I’ll tell you how someone will receive a birthday gift in a drawing. It’s my spiritual birthday! (Tweet that!)As a child, I believed I needed to perform perfectly in order to earn God’s love and approval, along with the...