The Only New Year’s Resolution You Need to Make This Year

What are you wanting to achieve this year? Are you wanting to be healthier by getting a gym membership and eating clean? Are you wanting to go skydiving or bungee jumping because it’s on your bucket list? How about reading the whole bible? Or being more present with your family and friends? Save more money?…

Are You Seeking the Eternal Gift this Christmas?

“What if Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store. What if Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more.” –Dr. Seuss, How the Grinch Stole Christmas With all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, it can be easy to get distracted. We get so bent-out-of-shape over buying the perfect gifts for our loved…

Finding Purpose–A Prayer for the Weary Momma

Oh momma, I see you. I see your tired eyes, and your matted hair up in a bun. I see your desperation. I see your loneliness. I see your struggle. Nobody said that motherhood would be easy, but they also didn’t say that it would be this hard. Here lately, I have been distracted by…

How to Be a Girl Who Rises Up and Radiates Light

To all girls—I’m so sorry. I’m sorry that you live in a world filled with darkness and despair. I’m sorry that sex sells and pleasurable sins are the norm. I’m sorry that chivalry and manners are practically extinct. I’m sorry that adultery and divorce are more common than happy marriages. I’m sorry that social media…

Overcoming Worry with Trust–Are you a Martha or a Mary?

I’m a “Martha.” A worrier. I worry about the future, and the things that are out of my control. I worry about what I’m going to eat next. I worry about how I’m perceived by others. I worry about my family, and who I am as a mother. I worry about worrying because I worry…

Let’s Be the Church that Jesus Called Us to Be

Sometimes, I am ashamed to call myself a Christian. Not because I am ashamed of being a follower of Jesus. I am just ashamed of what the term “Christian” has turned into. Most people who consider themselves anti-church/anti-Christian always say the same things about church goers: Everyone is a hypocrite. Everyone is judgmental. Nobody looks…

How to be Satisfied While you are Waiting

I need to be real and honest today. I have been struggling. Struggling with disappointment after disappointment. Feeling lost with no real direction. I have been stuck in a difficult waiting period. Sometimes (most of the time) waiting can be painful, inconvenient, or even a trial, but when God makes us wait, we have to…

How to Effectively Study Your Bible

The bible is the inspired word of God. All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, thoroughly equipped for every good work (2 Timothy 3:16-17). The bible is our life source, our instruction manual,…

Bible Verses for Every Situation

When you’re lonely, read 2 Corinthians 1:3-4. When you’re lost, read Proverbs 3:5-6. When you’re confused, read Ecclesiastes 3:1-8. When you’re happy, read Psalm 47:1. When you’re depressed, read Psalm 40:1-3. When you don’t know what to pray, read Matthew 6:5-14. When you’re fearful, read Joshua 1:9. When you’re stressed, read Matthew 11:28. When you…