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Life is an ever-unfolding series of experiences, and those experiences form us as we move through them. In Romans 5:1-5 (NLT), Paul plots for us this formational paradigm: 649 more words

Things We Need

Scripture text: Psalms 138, NLT

1 I give you thanks, O LORD, with all my heart; I will sing your praises before the gods. 

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Disconnecting Power Lines: “I Can’t Keep Quiet”

For me, and I’m sure many other victims of sexual harassment and assault, the recent #metoo movement has been a time of reflection. Also like many others, I’m coming to the maddening realization of how garden-variety, standard, all-in-a-day, etc so much of my harassment has been— to the point where so many of the experiences and faces blur together without conscious efforts on my part to really examine and untangle them. 4,103 more words



When you are in a position of responsibility, you are bound to be criticized because your position casts your everyday life and decisions in the limelight. 367 more words


Dealing with criticism

Constructive criticism:

You might find criticism annoying and insulting to your own art and I have came across people who take in criticism badly and some who take them in and improved in their art afterwards. 223 more words


Dear Jim Carrey: Your Art Is Beautiful, and the Cheap Critics Can Shove It

Dear Jim Carrey,

I recently came across your short documentary on your new career as an artist, and I was very deeply moved, not only by your colorful and poignant pieces, but by the pure courage and vulnerability that resonated from you as you spoke about your childhood and your struggle with heartbreak. 858 more words


How to Recover from Painful Negative Feedback, in 5 Steps

There it is.

That feedback you’ve been so terrified to receive. The one that makes all your self-doubt demons shriek: “YOU SEE?! WE TOLD YOU SO!!!” 1,324 more words