Proper Motivation by Amanda Carroll

2016-10-17T16:12:34+00:00 January 27th, 2014|Amanda Carroll|

  “Most people give up just when they’re about to achieve success. They quit on the one-yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game one foot from a winning touchdown." - Ross Perot I learned that lesson the hard way yesterday. I quit. There's something you may know not about me, [...]

What Did He Die For? by Amanda Carroll

2016-10-17T16:13:14+00:00 October 29th, 2013|Amanda Carroll|

"Jesus did not die for you to be angry and bitter." My pastor said that yesterday at church, and my jaw dropped. I had just driven to church in tears, praying, telling God how exhausted I was, and begging him to bring me someone to sit with that day. As a divorced mother with 3 [...]

On My Own by Amanda Carroll

2016-10-17T16:13:54+00:00 May 19th, 2013|Amanda Carroll|

The mad rush of packing is over. The house is quiet. The kids are with their dad. Now what? You’re on your own. Single moms, I don’t know about you, but one of my biggest challenges after my divorce was what to do with the free time that came during visitations.  At first, it felt [...]

Write Your Own Story by Amanda Carroll

2016-10-17T16:14:00+00:00 February 19th, 2013|Amanda Carroll|

Find a way to love the life you live, even if it’s not exactly the life you planned. My Story: Girl goes to college. Girl meets good boy. Girl gets married in church. Girl has babies. Girl stays home to care for babies while boy seeks corporate success. Girl gets minivan. Girl wears sensible shoes. [...]