Loving Others through Rejoicing and Weeping

Rejoice with those who rejoice; weep with those who weep. (Romans 12:15 ESV) Last week, I heard from a friend with devastating news to share. The kind of thing that no one should ever have to face, where the sorrow is unimaginable and the emotional ache seeps into your physical being, taking up residence in […]

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Book Review: “This is Our Time” – Trevin Wax

  Hi friends! I am so excited to add a new feature to our blog! One of my favorite things is reading. Admittedly, after having my second baby, I have less time these days to read, but I still very much enjoy it and always have a book (or three) on hand to grab when […]

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Run to God, Run to His Word

A few months ago, I was playing with my sweet kiddos and my daughter toppled over, gently bumping her head on the carpet, as babies are apt to do when they are learning how to sit up. My reaction, like that of most moms, was to embrace her and kiss her head. She continued crying […]

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Praying Scripture for Difficult People

Hi friends! This month is part three of our praying Scripture series! I have been sitting with the idea of compiling Scriptures and prayers to pray for the difficult people in our lives for well over a month now. We all have people who rub us the wrong way, whose Enneagram number doesn’t jive with […]

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Six Ways to be Light in a Dark World

Friends, can I be honest with you today? I have been battling some deep insecurities over the past week. I am not generally an insecure person, but last week my son began preschool and I found myself dreading the meet-and-greet. What if all of the other moms are more put-together than I am? (And by […]

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Where Do You Look for Approval?| The Freedom and Joy of Obeying God

For am I now seeking the approval of man, or of God? Or am I trying to please man? If I were still trying to please man, I would not be a servant of Christ. (Galatians 1:10 ESV) Two Sundays ago, I was baptized at our church. It was incredible and I was far more […]

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Trading Weariness for Deep Soul Rest

Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall; 31 but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.  (Isaiah 40:30-31, NIV) 28 “Come to me, all you who […]

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Our First and Last Priority: Being in The Word

Happy Sunday, friends! As I type this, I am waiting on my husband to return home with a shop-vac that some friends are allowing us to borrow. Why, you ask? There is a small toy stuck in the drain of our bathtub. The water will not drain. Like, AT ALL. This week’s devotional was going […]

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Praising God Through Praying Scripture

Happy Wednesday! We are continuing our series on praying scripture today. If you missed last month’s, you can find it here. We will post a new edition of the Praying Scripture series during the first week of every month. This week, we are looking at praising God through praying scripture. More often than I’d like […]

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Loving Others When Life is Difficult

Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins. 9 Offer hospitality to one another without grumbling. 10 Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms. 11 If anyone speaks, they should do so as […]

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