I was listening to a story on the radio while driving home from work the other day. A student had written a letter in praise of his teacher. The student shared that if you met his teacher, he would be so kind to you – not because someone was looking but because he would want … More A GOOD POUR
Outside of Ordinary a/k/a Lori had a wonderful time in Stratford, Wisconsin. Thanks to Gen at Lot 671 in Auburndale for inviting me to her Fall Barn Sale (that was absolutely beautiful) for a book signing and reading. It was so fun making new friends! I enjoyed my morning at Community Bible Church. We laughed, … More Stratford, Wisconsin 2019
I Peter 4:10 “Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms.” (NIV) God’s grace is a beautiful gift. It offers forgiveness, restoration, comfort, understanding and peace. We welcome it in our lives, and often times expect it because “if God … More You’ve Been Promoted
Sometimes I get grief for being “overly positive”, but believe me, I have my share of struggles as well. Today I feel like I have stuff coming at me from all directions – I think this is referred to as stress. So how does the one who continually tells everyone that ANY day can be … More Walking it Out
I’m headed to Stratford, Wisconsin on October 12th. If you’re in the neighborhood, join me at Community Bible Church between 9:30 and noon for a morning of inspiration and giggles.
A week or two ago I was sitting in my office thinking about how the room had looked the same for a least a decade. I spend more awake time in that room than any other and yet, I’ve made no effort to keep it fresh. I love fresh. I love new – maybe it … More Behind the Change
The 2019 Encouragement is officially in the history books. What an amazing day of meeting new friends, spending quality one-on-one time with God, being challenged, sharing stories and ENCOURAGING one another…not to mention all the yummy food! Your 2019 Encouragement Workshop was soul refreshing for me. It was a day overflowing with the Holy Spirit’s … More 2019 Encouragement Workshop
A big shout out to all my new friends in Fort Smith, Arkansas. The Outside of Ordinary team had a great time at the Live it Up Conference. 175 women gathered on a Saturday morning to worship, laugh, learn, cry a little, laugh more and have some serious Jesus time. Kudos to the All-Girl worship … More Live It Up 2019 – Fort Smith
Guess where Lori is? She is driving through the country, taking an outside of ordinary couple of days away from the blog. Don’t worry, she will be back next week to tell you about all the fun we had in Fort Smith, Arkansas this past weekend at the Live It Up Conference. It was a … More Guess where Lori is?