Intentional Acts of KindnessCan you do them all?!

If you need ideas to help you start doing spectacularly little--and yet kind--actions that make a difference, this is for you. 

Family Summer Challenge ChecklistChecklists? I love 'em!
5 Phases of Rising UpReady to rise up? See where you are on the journey and find your next step.

I never expected that mommying wasn’t really my thing until I became a mama.  


. . . As I left the nest, I expected I would change the world and that I would do so with a hot husband at my side and happy children bounding at my feet. Maybe we would serve in India together or something. . . 


Read more from my story of wanting to make a difference and how not every mama feels born to mom here.

Elisa Just Showing Up

Baby #3 (redemption?) – Out of Place Mama

I was a vivacious wander, caged. The only remaining vestige of my identity was my peasant-style wardrobe. I wanted to make a difference anywhere else, with the like-minded humanitarian, missional and globally-thinking people I fit in with. But since I couldn’t go, I went back to college to study social issues I felt like I could only gripe about from afar.


However, subconsciously, the idea of having children seemed like it could be my solution. After all, it was the next step in the American dream (and traditional Christian families) . . .


Now, not only was I depressed, an angry advocate, and I still felt purposeless, but I also had two children to run after . . . I was failing at the mommy dream. . . .


Read the post here: The Out of Place Mama in Sarah K. Butterfield’s Out of Place Series


Not every mama feels born to mom


Purpose RoadmapLive a Story Worth Living

If the idea of "purpose" always seemed a little vague to you or you don't have a lot of time to spare, this is for you!

Purpose Roadmap: Discover A Story Worth Living is a free mini-workbook with seven-destination points to help you intentionally choose what you want to let motivate you in life. I'm all about empower everyday people like you to know where to start in all of life's craziness to begin discovering your best role to change the world without burning out.