No one welcomes unsolicited advice, especially when the subject of critique happens to be about “things” in our marriage. Although I've come to accept that most people mean well, their sweet sentiments and quick quips just don't go down easily for my husband and me. However, two “nuggets” of wise counsel given early in our… Continue reading How You and Your Spouse Can be Quick to Forgive in Your Marriage
Hello Friends! What a treat to have you visiting with me today, thank you for reading along, I pray you were encouraged today. Click Here to download the "10 Prayers to Help You Stay Calm When Life Heats Up" printable. I would love to hear from you, let's connect on Facebook, Instagram, or shoot me… Continue reading Did She Really Just Say that to Me?
Hello! Thank you for joining me today, as we discuss how to uncomplicate our prayer lives. ( full devotion below) I've created this free PDF of the Lord's Prayer, I hope you enjoy! Click here to download. DOWNLOAD PRINT "Uncomplicated Your Prayer Life" Proverb's 31 Encouragement for Today. “One day Jesus was praying in a… Continue reading Uncomplicating your Prayer Life
I recently read the article by Brett McCracken, “ The Wisdom Pyramid,” and it challenged me to think about the information I consume. Does this steady stream of content fuel a God-honoring lifestyle, or does it offer a detour from my personal Bible study priority? We have an unlimited amount of content right at our… Continue reading Resources to Grow Your Faith
Sweat-soaked palms gripped my shorts as I silently prayed, "Please don't pick me, please don't pick me." I was twelve years old, on my first mission trip, and I was petrified. Our youth pastor had divided us into two teams: one to remain and work at the church; the other to go out and "evangelize." Odd glances and awkward conversations in sweltering 100 degree weather? No thank you..... Do you ever struggle to share the Gospel message? Join me on the blog for some encouragement and practical ways to share the Good News of Salvation!
In a whisper so faint I thought I’d imagined it, a friend asked, “Do you think God values men more than women?” The dispensing of juice bottles and crackers to our impatient toddlers came to a sudden standstill. “No way! Well, I . Why would God name women in the Bible if He didn’t value them?"
This devotion originally appeared on The Love Offering Blog, read full devotion Here. The blank sheet of paper taunted me as I walked into the classroom and took my seat. Begrudgingly, I listened as the teacher instructed, “Open your Bibles to Romans 12:1 and take a few minutes to meditate on this verse. Then, rewrite… Continue reading How Do We Offer Ourselves as Living Sacrifices?
Jesus saves—not me—the only way we can relieve heavy hearts is to turn burdens over to the only One capable of bearing them all (Matthew 11:28-30). Believing that our Heavenly Father is sovereign in all things, good or bad, and that He truly is "close to the brokenhearted, and saves those who are crushed in spirit" (Psalm 34:18), enables us to "Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep" (Romans 12:15).
My hand hovered over the social media apps on my phone. The Holy Spirit had undeniably convicted me—those little square icons were distracting me from the work God had called me to do in a big way.
Merry Christmas! I am thankful you are joining me today from Proverbs 31, Encouragement for Today Devotion: The Unexpected Gift of Christmas. Please click HERE to download this set of six verses to remind us of the precious gift of Jesus in every season. Read the full devotion HERE. I would love for you to… Continue reading Remembering the Gift of Jesus Printable