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

Girls Gone Griffith: Mostly Positive Conversations About In-Laws

Can a daughter-in-law and a mother-in-law figure out a way to blog about their relationship with one another? Can they be vulnerable enough so that what they say will help others? Can they explore the prickly parts without hurt feelings […]

By |May 8th, 2016|1 Comment

Why You Should Fix the Mess Now

After my mom passed away, my daddy married Vivian, a beautiful lady who loved our family like her own. For over thirty years, Vivian has taught me lessons about life, and parenting, and service to others. She inspires me with […]

By |May 5th, 2016|0 Comments

The Empty Nest: A Tale of Transition

Yesterday I watched four baby wrens and a doting mother who chirped her little lungs out for most of the afternoon. I’m emotionally invested in the family because Mama built her nest in our garage, taking advantage of a plastic […]

By |April 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Glimpses of God

I’m thankful I grew up in a “missions-soaked” environment but that doesn’t mean I was always eager to hear the reports the missionaries gave at church. I distinctly remember asking if it would be possible to love the missionaries without […]

By |April 21st, 2016|0 Comments

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