Girls Gone Griffith: Mostly Positive Conversations About In-laws/Growth

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 […]

By |May 31st, 2016|1 Comment

The Problem is Not in Your Set

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 […]

By |May 21st, 2016|0 Comments

Girls Gone Griffith: Mostly Positive Conversations about In-laws/Criticism

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 […]

By |May 18th, 2016|0 Comments

My Pile of Rocks

Usually I have ferns, a few herbs and a geranium or two on the porch, but this spring I’ve pushed the limits of my horticultural expertise and physical stamina. I’m working rich compost into the existing clay and creating the […]

By |May 16th, 2016|0 Comments

Girls Gone Griffith: Mostly Positive Conversations About In-Laws/Expectations

The first time I met my future in-laws, Luke and I hadn’t even begun dating. They came to bring him furniture in his new Atlanta apartment and Laurel asked him to invite some friends over for dinner. I was one […]

By |May 12th, 2016|0 Comments

On the Spot Prayers

We’re home and Jim is recovering. My job is to keep him off the tractor for the next few days. Although his surgery was not a huge deal it required an overnight hospital stay and several hours of anesthesia. I’m […]

By |May 11th, 2016|1 Comment

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!
Walter Hill, Chief Executive Officer, Wiregrass United Way
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.
Billy Irving, Director of Ministry Relations, Faith Radio
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.
Jason Spears, Lead Pastor | Providence Church- Albany, GA