Lisa Evans is so right about the importance of having a direction in life. The truth is, we are either living our mission, or someone else’s for us. Having a clearly identified reason for being acts like both a harness,
Mother’s Day by Laurie Beth Jones The photo on this essay is of my mother and me at the beach in San Diego when I was just a little girl. Oddly enough, I found it not in our family archives
Pickleball Anyone? by Laurie Beth Jones I recently picked up a different kind of racquet—smaller, shorter, Ping Pong on steroids kind of looking, and headed over to the local YMCA. A Pickleball match, or should I say matches, were in
Welcome to the my new website, based around the core word Inspire, and the concept of Live Breathe Joy, based on my Texas sized initials LBJ. I hope you find it to be an inspirational delight on your personal
My privilege is to work with people who are passionate about meaning, especially as it relates to ministry. Several of them have expressed to me their desire to “fill stadiums.” It is a vision, a goal and a standard they
It was recently announced with great fanfare that there are going to be some new questions on the SATs, effective two years from now. Instead of having students labor over definitions of words like “pugnacious” and “mendacious” the new SAT
Location. Location. Location. These are the three golden words in real estate. And recently I have fallen in love with my new location–one of 17 or so I have had. A friend of mine once called me a “multi-expressionist” because
It is unfortunate when envy creeps into a writer’s mind. I saw this happen in a review I read by a male humor writer who was lambasting the author of Fifty Shades of Grey. He made a comment about phrases such as “she knit her brow with musing” and...