Easter is right around the corner. While our contemporary culture tries to tell us that is about chocolate and egg hunts and bunnies, in reality, it is a celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ. You might be thinking “That’s all well and good, but what does the resurrection of Jesus Christ have to do […]
It seems so rare today to grow up in a family with a seemingly healthy marriage. Thankfully my husband and I have both been so lucky. That’s not to say our parent’s marriages are perfect but they are both God-centered. And if there is one thing I have learned from watching our parents is that […]
We must learn to turn down the invitation to talk negatively and gossip about others or even just on the other end listening to what is being said. Only when we put Jesus first can we truly ask for forgiveness and overcome the spirit of gossip.
In this day and age, there seems to be so much to be anxious about. Living in a broken world makes it seemingly impossible not to live in a state of constant anxiety and fear. Anxiety stems from lack of faith. It happens when we place our hopes in ourselves and not on trusting in […]
Originally I was going to write a blog post about finding strength in hard times. But I can’t even begin to imagine what you are going through, let alone tell you how to get through it. Only God can help you and give you courage and strength. You can turn to the Bible where you […]
This year, God has prompted me to focus on being still and knowing that He is God. I have always had a hard time slowing down, taking breaks, focusing on one thing at a time, and giving myself space to just relax. I guess I just have a really hard time being still and spending […]
As we head into a New Year, we will hear a ton of messages about how the new year is supposed to be for a “new me.” We are supposed to make ourselves look and feel better whether that is going to the gym more, starting a new diet, helping more in the community, traveling […]
As children, we trust our parents to take care of us, provide for us and love us unconditionally. Personally, I thought my parents were superhuman, unable to be hurt by anything. I put my full faith in them. This same childlike faith in our earthly parents often lacks for our heavenly Father. Children come without […]