Sometimes I’ve wondered if this “abundant life” is abundantly full of disappointment and hurt. Sometimes I’ve wondered if I can ever truly move on, move passed the hurts from years of fear, loneliness, and trying everything I could to control whether or not my husband was faithful to me. Every once-in-awhile, those fears creep back…read more
Sounds of breaking glass sent me flying into the next room to see what was going on. Here my toddler sat, looking so pleased with his rearrangement of the manger scene. Baby Jesus was MIA. In His place sat a tyrannosaurus rex. The camels were even on the roof of the stable, I’m sure…read more
I had the wonderful blessing of being published on the wonderful Incourage blog over the weekend, so I wanted to share a snippet and the link to hop over and check it out. Thankful to God for using this story and these words! The Incourage blog is FULL of amazing, inspirational, and encouraging words…read more
Our Sunday School class is talking about accountability, but I didn’t anticipate the opportunity to “practice what I preach” quite so quickly this week. Man, it doesn’t always feel good to be held accountable by your friends. But thank you, God, for giving me people in my life willing and brave enough to do it. She…read more
We are going to get down to business today! Don’t forget to grab your free printable at the bottom of the post! Here is our guidelines again: CLICK HERE FOR A PRINTABLE OF THE GUIDELINES: quiet time guidelines Guidelines for Daily Quiet Time Gather your Bible, a notebook or journal, devotional if you have…read more
No one told me God would speak to me. I didn’t really know exactly what it meant to “follow God’s will,” but I talked the good Christian talk like all the other “church goers.” Inside I knew there was something I longed for when I read God’s Word, but I didn’t know what to expect….
The locker room can be a smelly and loud place as players get their uniform on, tie their shoes, and get ready, but when the coach comes in before the game, the players draw close. They know he has important things they need to hear. They know he will quiet the loud locker room chatter…read more
How long could you make it at your house without a mirror? Maybe we could get away with a couple hours around here, at most. Keep in mind, I have teenage girls…that estimate might be optimistic. Why do you look in the mirror? Maybe because you don’t want to walk around with spinach in your…read more