I hate running (my apologies to the Apostle Paul)

I can’t tell you much I hate running. Hence the reason this has never been my favorite Christian metaphor. Back when I was Shannon Kelley the College Student, I had to take a gym class in order to get my math education degree. (Even after all these years, my heart cries, why?) I soon discovered that it was basically a running class led by a Drill Sergeant-type professor…

Why “Venting” isn’t Cool

The first step to living the sweet life that I really wanted to share with my kids is living with a thankful heart. So I created a page about complaining. Complaining is the bane of a thankful heart. So often people talk about how good it feels to “vent,” but I’d argue that venting makes us feel worse…