Posts by Amy Perry

Posts by Amy Perry

Loving Myself

Today’s post is actually kind of stolen from a sweet lady I had the privilege of hearing speak recently. Her name is Liz Curtis Higgs, and she is amazing.  Liz is a renowned author and speaker, specifically for women’s ministry.  Liz is overweight and she is beautiful and she uses her life struggles with weight and addiction to teach women how to love themselves.  She…

The Green Monster Within

“Be angry, and yet do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger, and do not give the devil an opportunity.” Ephesians 4:26–27 “Don’t make me angry. You wouldn’t like me when I’m angry” This is probably one of the most recognizable quotes from popular action/science fiction movies today. But just in case you don’t know it, it’s a quote from a mild…

Love

The other day, while on a plane heading home from a long weekend, we began to experience “mechanical issues.” The captain announced that we would have to turn back to our original airport, but he didn’t say what was wrong. I was irritated. This was surely going to make me miss my connection and all I wanted to do was get home to my kiddo, who was sick with the flu. We…

It’s the Little Things

I would consider myself a very loving person. To my family and friends, I am incredibly sociable and love spending time with them; however, I will admit, I have a dark side. I tend to not be interested in strangers. I travel a lot for my job and my days are filled with passers by that I don’t give a second look to. In the past I’ve even taken pride in how easily I can…

What Gives?

Balance. How do we find balance? That’s the million-dollar question that we ask ourselves. We live in a world where we are over-extended, over-obligated and over-stimulated. We wear too many hats: wife, husband, father, mother, teacher, employee, ministry worker, volunteer, and many more. And as you know, each of those hats bear a number of responsibilities, so at the…