Author: Kristin Lawrence

Going Deeper and Reaching Higher

  Whosoever is a little one, let him come to me  (Proverbs 9:4) Have you noticed that we live in a fast time. Our culture offers us the fast lane, an abundance of information is at our fingertips, “followers” can be bought with clever pretty posts, one click instant purchases with home delivery makes our […]

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Day 1 La Limonada

Wow, what a great first day with the teachers and staff of Vidas Plenas and Lemonade International. Of course waking up to fresh coffee and a beautiful breakfast made by Mirna, is a blessing to a mom who loves to cook and serve her family. I can appreciate being served because I know how much […]

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There’s always a better story!

Faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, able to leap tall buildings in a single bound, this is the opening dialogue describing Superman. The writers wrote something so amazing it couldn’t be real. The following is part of the story God is writing for me, I could never have made this up […]

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Got Awareness? Now What?

Last time I wrote about 3 observations about why family can make it more difficult to live peacefully. If you missed that post, you can click to find it → HERE I promised to go to the next step of what to do when you become aware of an emotion or a situation. Awareness is the […]

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Home is where the heart is: how emotional intelligence reduces conflict

Last week during one of my group sessions the question came up about why it seems easier to experience conflict at home than at work. It didn’t take long to highlight three unique aspects of living with others vs. working with others. People we live with know how to push our buttons Above all things home […]

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The Greatest Gift

He said-she said. It’s not my fault. People like to reason. In nearly every situation or interaction with others we work hard to answer the question, “why did this happen?” Sometimes we can’t find the reason and we wake up one day feeling like something in our marriage or family is really off. Where did […]

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