Are you a Control Girl?

For  years, I failed to see that I had any control issues at all. I thought of myself as invested. Concerned. Just trying to help. I only took matters into my own hands because I cared so much! The last word I would have chosen to describe myself was “controlling”. Besides, nobody told me outright that I was controlling–not even my husband. Yet, there were signs….

Anger. Anxiety. Fear. Perfectionism.  Each of these came erupting, with ever increasing frequency, from my control-craving heart.

Does this sound like you?

If so, don’t despair. I have good news for you AND I have tools to help. Take the quiz to find out more.

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The Shocking Gift Tag on Christmas

I hope you'll enjoy this post which was previously published at True Woman, a ministry of Revive Our Hearts.  A few years ago, I came up with a tricky idea for tagging our gifts. I formulated this plan because I was frustrated by the way—in years past—my kids had...

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If You’ve Never Given God Control of Anything, Ever

Control is such a burden. It weighs us down and tears at our relationships. We become the worst version of ourselves when we try to manage all of life's contingencies and lunge for one loose thread after another. God never designed for us to live under the burden of...

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5 Control Girl Mom Tactics To Stop Using

This post originally appeared on, where I serve as one of the bloggers.  She left the Church and came out as a lesbian, all at age nineteen. I didn’t meet Rachel Gleason until years after this point, when her poetry group performed at my son’s...

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