5 Practical Ways to Survive the Holiday Season with a Grieving Heart

Chestnuts roasting, choirs angelically singing, turkeys carved, families gathered. Trees put up, wreathes hung, pumpkins decorated, laughter sprung, and everyone is home . . . well . . . almost. Three years. Three years have passed without my momma cooking Thanksgiving dinner or being in our family Christmas pictures. I long for her to be…

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…

Five Biblical Reminders for the Girl Who Needs Constant Reassurance

Do you feel inadequate? Do you feel like you are not good enough? Do you have constant anxiety about your past failures and your unknown future? Are you in need of constant reassurance? Are you always asking your friends or your significant other “do you really love me?” Do you question everyone and everything?  …

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…

Why All Girls Need to Embrace their Imperfections

Let’s face it, life is messy. There are unforeseen circumstances everywhere we turn, yet we think that we need to be perfect. We would rather showcase a false image and be miserable, then let Jesus carry our heavy burdens. That’s selfish! Sitting in your own self-pity puddle is selfish! Sadly, we do this all the…

Why you need to STOP…and realize where your true worth is found

I couldn’t sleep last night. I had a completely different blog post to share, but I felt God tugging on my heart strings to share this instead. I pray that whoever needs these words, will find them. We live in a world suffering with depression and anxiety. People are putting their worth in their success…

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…

To the Brokenhearted on Mother’s Day

A typical Mother’s Day consists of a plethora of flowers, eating out at nice restaurants, and an abundance of sticky hugs from kids to their mommas. Husbands find last minute cards, and may even surprise their wives with breakfast in bed. The whole day is special, and the mothers and their families are beaming with…