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Awaken Our Hearts, Heavenly Minded Lifestyle

5 Tips for a Calm Calendar

Every year I look forward to the blank boxes of an obligation-free calendar. The new year greets me with time slots itching to be filled, appointments, activities, and social engagements begging to consume the pages.  Until March 2020, like the rest of the world, my curated calendar with its perfectly laid plans, color-coded chaos, and… Continue reading 5 Tips for a Calm Calendar

Awaken Our Hearts, Heavenly Minded Lifestyle, Identity in Christ

How to Slow Down Your Soul When Your Week is Non-Stop

One unexpected “benefit” of the global pandemic became undeniable: life slowed down. Cleared calendars led to family dinners around the table, tackling that home improvement project, rest, and relaxation without the FOMO (fear of missing out).  While I readily acknowledge working from home, homeschooling, and a health crisis provided unique challenges and stresses, many still… Continue reading How to Slow Down Your Soul When Your Week is Non-Stop

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Fulfill our Calling

5 Questions to Help Believers Keep An Eternal Perspective

“Time is short. Eternity is long. It is only reasonable that this short life be lived in the light of eternity.” -Charles Spurgeon Eternity, a simple word, but a complex concept. We waited an eternity for our food; the car ride lasted an eternity; it seemed an eternity before our baby slept through the night.… Continue reading 5 Questions to Help Believers Keep An Eternal Perspective

Heavenly Minded Lifestyle

An Attitude of Gratitude

Hello! Thank you for joining me today from Proverbs 31 Encouragement for Today. Looking for "7 days of Gratitude" scripture cards? Download Here Download Cards Here Do you Feel OVerwhelmed Trying to do it all? I can help! Click Here to Learn about Coaching and Sign up for a free 15 minute Call "An Attitude… Continue reading An Attitude of Gratitude

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Heavenly Minded Lifestyle

3 Kind Things to Say When you Didn’t Get the Gift you Wanted

“What made you think this is something I would like?”  “Oh, this isn’t the color I wanted.” “Are you sure this gift was for me?” “You kept the receipt, right?” No, these aren’t words muttered by a five-year-old; unfortunately, these cringe-worthy comments came from my almost mid-twenties' lips. Regretfully, youth or ignorance wasn’t to blame,… Continue reading 3 Kind Things to Say When you Didn’t Get the Gift you Wanted

Fulfill our Calling

A Legacy That Points To Christ

Hello! I am so glad you are joining me today! I've put together a list of resources for sharing the Gospel message. I know it can be scary, but know, as believers, we have help! The same power that raised Jesus from the grave lives inside of us. Pray that the Holy Spirit will guide… Continue reading A Legacy That Points To Christ

Identity in Christ, Missional Motherhood

Words of Wisdom for the Future Generation of Women

I have three young daughters.  A family outing isn’t complete without hearing comments like, “You've got your hands full,” or “Whew, Dad, those teenage years are going to be tough,” or my personal favorite, “What pretty little girls; they’re going to be heartbreakers, for sure.” Molding today’s young girls into tomorrow’s mature women is significantly… Continue reading Words of Wisdom for the Future Generation of Women

Missional Motherhood

3 Things to Teach Our Children about God’s Holiness

“Mom, she (her sister) said that if I look at God, my eyes will burn out!” exclaimed my daughter. Just another typical afternoon fulfilling my roles as chauffeur and referee to my three children. Recalling that the girls had recently studied the story of Moses and the burning bush (Exodus 3:1-17), I was grateful to… Continue reading 3 Things to Teach Our Children about God’s Holiness

Equip our Minds

Why Does God Hate These 7 Things?

Have you ever wondered if God hates certain sins more than others? The Scriptures clearly express God’s disdain for sin. Sin entered the world through the rebellion of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden. Consequently, we are born sinners. We find redemption through Christ’s atoning work on the cross and placing our faith… Continue reading Why Does God Hate These 7 Things?

Awaken Our Hearts

4 Things God Reveals When We Pray for New Eyes

“Wow, l can read that sign! When did we get that new restaurant? Woah, I can see that person walking across the street!” A trip to the optometrist confirmed that I had needed major vision correction, so after wearing my new glasses for the first time, a whole new world seemed to suddenly appear right… Continue reading 4 Things God Reveals When We Pray for New Eyes