Posts made in September, 2013

The sickness of a “me first” culture

The sickness of a “me first” culture

I posted the other day about being an introvert. The truth is, if I could find a way to make my life work this way, I would be one of those crazy ladies living on top of a mountain and never leave my house. That’s right. Never. Because as much as I long to travel and see new places, people terrify me. Today I had a terrifying experience out in public. I went to the library on the way to the...

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Confessions of an Introvert

Confessions of an Introvert

I am an introvert. Those of you who only know me online or via conferences are thinking, “liar.” I’ve had arguments with friends about whether or not I am an introvert. I am a really big introvert, I promise. While I can be friendly and nice online or at conferences, the truth is, being around people is absolutely draining and exhausting for me. The reason I don’t have a...

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The biggest lesson I learned at a recent writing conference- forgiveness

The biggest lesson I learned at a recent writing conference- forgiveness

I didn’t want to go to this ACFW conference. Everyone kept asking me if I was excited, and my honest answer was, “no.” My closest friends were not going. I felt pretty meh about the class offerings. I wanted to go for one class, and to be honest, I wasn’t terribly excited about the rest. But I went. Years ago, I had a situation with a person that tainted my conference experience....

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