Jim spent an hour or six getting our stuff arranged in the back of the truck. We are leaving town so early in the morning that I am likely to be slightly irritable, but with enough coffee I’ll survive. The […]
Most kids don’t like the idea that their mothers are actual human beings with feelings and thoughts of their very own. Once you admit that your mom is her own person, she become vulnerable. She makes mistakes. She’s not perfect.
Have you thought about cleaning out your closet and eliminating the clothes you never wear? If the idea seems appealing, maybe you are ready for the newest trend in fashion — the capsule wardrobe. You keep only clothes you love, […]
When you become a mother-in-law, you add a page to your life. Gradually you learn what makes your daughter-in-law unique. You discover how she thinks, and what she cares about. The relationship grows and this new chapter becomes more meaningful […]
I worked in the computer service industry at a time when most employees came to the job with no prior technological experience. New hires made a lot of mistakes and were forced to call on their supervisor to “unlock” their […]
My experience as a mother-in-law continues to reveal my character flaws. I’ve discovered that I like to have my own way—because I think I’m “right” and what I want is “fair.” I’m focused on my feelings, my needs, and my […]
Laurel Joyce Griffith is a blogger, speaker, and the author of Lean Forward.
Lean Forward contains powerful real life applications that are easily transferred to my own life!
Lean Forward is a scripture-saturated reading that made me thirsty for more of God and His Truth. Laurel Griffith writes transparently and tenderly, and brings to the pages a compelling message of spiritual transformation and the keys to keeping company with Christ.
In Lean Forward, Laurel Griffith masterfully weaves biblical wisdom with insightful and practical life experiences into a tapestry of truth that can be instantly applied to every reader’s life. The chapter on forgiveness alone will leave an indelible imprint that will bring great freedom and healing. Lean Forward is like a velvet-covered brick- when it hits you, it’s graciously soft, but its truth will leave a life-changing mark.