Even if your heart beats a little faster. {The Kind Side}

Just because you have an emotional reaction to something doesn't mean it is the right or wrong thing to do. Maybe you feel scared that it won't work, anxious that you might fail, uncertain you chose right, or nervous you won't be able to do it. These are feelings, but they don't get to tell … Continue reading Even if your heart beats a little faster. {The Kind Side}

Create just to create {Notes from the Kind Side}

Your creativity or pursuit of a craft is not a waste of time. You can create something just for the fun of it. You don't have to have anything to show for it, except the joy of having made the thing you dreamed up. Sometimes it's hard to feel justified in doing something if you … Continue reading Create just to create {Notes from the Kind Side}

Influence {Five Minute Friday}

Maybe more important than who we are influencing is that we consider who we are influenced by at the same time. Are our hearts being formed in Christlikeness or are we striving for what the world deems as important? Are we putting stock in fearmongering or are we weighing in with grace, hope, and lovingkindness … Continue reading Influence {Five Minute Friday}