When You Feel Like a Failure

written by guest blogger, Karen Gerharter-Goodman

A few days ago, I received word that I may be forced to retire from the Navy, an organization I have faithfully served for almost 22 years. My first reaction was “I am not ready to retire, I have too much to offer, too much to still accomplish!” And then […]

By |December 29th, 2015|blog|2 Comments

Don’t Trust in Your Physical Beauty

Beautiful women are everywhere and constantly being told of how pretty they are. It’s easy to get caught up in those compliments and find your identity there.

But as you get older, and your beauty begins to fade, what then do you cling to? All your young adult life you’ve been trusting in your good […]

By |August 18th, 2015|blog|0 Comments

Off to Africa—a timeless farewell moment

The foothills of Blue Mounds, Wisconsin, was our drive today as we travelled to say farewell to young woman heeding the call to serve God in Africa. It seemed fitting that our GPS took us the long route: through rolling hills of tall, green grasses, tree-lined country roads dotted with classic red barns filled with […]

By |August 9th, 2015|blog|0 Comments

Setting Your Mind on Christ: are you ready to silence that inner critic?

Feeling inferior comes from within; that inner critic — the voice that insults you every time you make a mistake… “Oh that was stupid, stupid!” “When will you ever get it right!” “Like you’re going to succeed — what a joke.”   That attacker is also a destroyer. It will keep you from trying […]

By |June 5th, 2015|blog|2 Comments

Finish the Race of Life Strong!

Hitting the milestone ‘ripe-old-age’ of 50 years old recently has left me thinking how I want to spend the rest of my life. I don’t want to waste whatever time I have left! I plan to finish the race of life strong, God willing.

When I was young, I did the career thing, pouring my […]

By |March 11th, 2015|blog|2 Comments