Struggle

Navigator Spotlight: Gwen’s Story

I remember it like it was yesterday. My squad and I flew into NYC early in the morning a few days before Thanksgiving in 2015. A handful of us had flights home from LaGuardia, so off we went in the blistering cold of New York, a major wake up compared to the climate we came…

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5 Steps to Emotional Healing with God

We are all broken no matter the fame or money we have. If we look at the news and the amount of suicides it heartbreaking to learn people like Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, are just as broken as our neighbor. We put stock in people like Beth Moore or Tim Keller but we fail…

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Discouragement and Moving Forward

I have this obsession with dictionary definitions. As a society we throw around words when we don’t entirely know what they mean. There is power in those words to harm or to help others. So I want to start our with the definition of discouragement. Discouragement is defined as a loss of confidence or enthusiasm,…

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Do You Want to Be More Resilient?

What is resilience? Lately, I’ve been really interested in the word, ‘resilience’ and the question of, ‘How do we help people, and specifically former racers and short-term missionaries develop resilience? And before I get ahead of myself…resilience is simply the ability to be adaptable and to bounce back after experiencing adversity. At the time, we…

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