Hi friends! Can you believe that it's already NOVEMBER?? I'm still trying to wrap my mind around that as the past few months have flown by! I know that I've been a little less active on the blog as of late, but there's a good reason for that! I recently began working part-time again, which… Continue reading Looking for a Gratitude Challenge? Here’s the Ultimate List!
Hi there! This month's book review is on Letters to an American Christian by Bruce Riley Ashford. If you don't read the entire review, know this much: This book is important and accessible to Christians of all ages and stages of life. If you have a chance to read it, I recommend that you do so. Also,… Continue reading Book Review: Letters to an American Christian, by Bruce Riley Ashford
“O our God, will you not execute judgment on them? For we are powerless against this great horde that is coming against us. We do not know what to do, but our eyes are on you.” - 2 Chronicles 20:12 ESV A little honesty tonight, friends. I had an incredibly difficult week last week. Imagine… Continue reading What To Do When You’re Facing a Giant Life Battle
Happy October, friends! It’s only October 4th but I have already made four loaves of pumpkin bread (with chocolate chips, obvs) since the first official day of Fall. I love Autumn. I do not love what comes after - 5-6 months of that nonsense season called winter. But for now, I am trying to stay… Continue reading Praying Scripture through Seasons of Change
Trust in the Lord with all your heart; and lean not on your own understanding. Proverbs 3:5 NIV We are in the middle of a sermon series on I Timothy at church. Today, our pastor challenged us a bit to examine where we are in our faith. How is it going….really? Are there areas of… Continue reading Trusting God with our (Whole?) Hearts
I suspect you’ve heard the saying, “The only things certain in life are death and taxes”? It’s a bleak quip calling out the two things that everyone, regardless of their station in life or current circumstances, is sure to face. Sardonic though it may be, it does have a sort of unifying quality about it,… Continue reading Death and Taxes: Our Only Certainties?
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… Continue reading Loving Others through Rejoicing and Weeping
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… Continue reading Book Review: “This is Our Time” – Trevin Wax
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… Continue reading Run to God, Run to His Word
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… Continue reading Praying Scripture for Difficult People