community, emerging adulthood, mental health & wellness

7 Ways to Be A Good Mentor

Apparently January is National Mentoring Month!  And I love that. I love pausing to acknowledge that I wouldn't be at all who I am today personally or professionally without my mentors. I love that they've offered far more nuggets of wisdom, cups of coffee, listening ears, and respect than I deserve. And I love paying attention… Continue reading 7 Ways to Be A Good Mentor

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church, community, emerging adulthood, ministry, personal, Scripture, spiritual, work & vocation

The Beecherl-Corrigan Fellows Program: A Year of Community & Calling

In one week, I'll be embarking on a 9-month journey of aiming to live out the very 2 topics I've addressed lately on the blog: community and calling. Specifically, in one week, I'll be starting a program called the Beecherl-Corrigan Fellows Program, based out of Church of the Incarnation in Dallas, TX. The Beecherl-Corrigan Fellows… Continue reading The Beecherl-Corrigan Fellows Program: A Year of Community & Calling

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Recovering from Spiritual Abuse: “I’m Listening”

Last week, while "Speaking Out About Spiritual Abuse," I suggested that not listening lies at the root of spiritual abuse. So, fittingly, I think listening lies at the root of spiritual abuse recovery.  It starts with telling one person -- a counselor, minister, mentor, or trusted friend. Eventually, some people benefit from wider audiences, perhaps sharing… Continue reading Recovering from Spiritual Abuse: “I’m Listening”