Thanksgiving is this week!!! Do you have your turkey recipe ready or did you opt to order your bird? 😉  I am grateful for many things in my life including my family, coffee, Jesus, my church and my FRIENDS (not necessarily in that order). This week, I’d like to pose a challenge to you to take some time and plan how you can show your friends that you are grateful for them.
  1.  Make a “Why My Friend Is So Awesome” List and leave it in her purse for her to find in the middle of the day.

    Reasons Why Kathy Is Awesome:

  • She loves Star Wars movies.
  • She is a great listener
  • She mixes M&M’s with her popcorn
  • She is a great daughter to her parents
  • She knows the whole theme song to “FRIENDS”
  • She is super smart!
  • Her genuine faith in Jesus inspires everyone around her
  • She has the best laugh
  • She has a secret crush on Hugh Jackman
  • She always knows what to say to cover awkward moments
  1.  Watch her favorite movie with her (for the 100th time) after she’s had a long day. Bonus points if you bring her favorite dessert to share!
  2.  Give her a ride to the airport, even if it’s at 4 a.m.! Yikes!
  3.  Offer to plan her birthday party with a theme that’s totally her!
  4.  Surprise her at work with her favorite ice cream.
  5.  Drop off some saltines, ginger ale, chicken soup, and your copy of The Proposal at her place when she is stuck at home with the flu.
  6.  Help her with things that come easily to you but are torture for her. . .: redecorating a room, creating a spreadsheet, buying the perfect black dress.  . . .
  7.  Listen to her vent over the phone about her hard day, and offer her encouragement and prayer!



Holly and her husband, Philip, are the Pastors of Oasis Church – a growing, relevant, multi-cultural, church located in Los Angeles. They have been married for over 30 years, love life and enjoy spending time with their two adult children, Jordan and Paris. Holly is passionate about seeing women become who God has designed them to become, and to see every generation of woman extend a helping hand to the generation that is younger. Through the women’s ministry of Oasis, She Rises (GodChicks), she has empowered thousands of women around the world. Holly has written several books including Find Your Brave, WarriorChicks, Love Works, and Awakened.