What To Do When You Mess Up: 3 Steps to Take

It’s right before my eyes slam shut at night. My mind swims with possibilities of things I could have done differently. Things I should have done differently. If he’s awake, my husband gets an ear full of my woes. He can’t fix me, so I feel like I’m stuck in a cycle of beating myself up. Do… Continue reading What To Do When You Mess Up: 3 Steps to Take

Four Ways to Root Your Identity in Christ Amidst the Craziness of Life

I don’t think it’s a stretch to say we’ve all been there. Saying yes to too much, and now you’re scrambling to do it all. Leaving out what we know matters most: sitting at the feet of Jesus like Mary in Luke 10:42.  We might not complain to Jesus that our sister is not helping… Continue reading Four Ways to Root Your Identity in Christ Amidst the Craziness of Life

How to Not Allow Your Emotions Consume You: Part 1 of 3

I was 15. We finished performing our play. Back on the bus, we could pull out our phones. I smiled when I saw the notification. My heart sank as I swiped to read the message. Hot tears could not stop streaming down my face. Excitement for Chick Fil A continued to buzz around me. But… Continue reading How to Not Allow Your Emotions Consume You: Part 1 of 3

Examining Ourselves Through The Word

One late afternoon at my grandma’s house, none of my cousins were there to play with and there was nothing else to do. So, I picked up a child’s bible story book and began to read. By the end of the day I had read every story in that book. “What an accomplishment!” I thought.… Continue reading Examining Ourselves Through The Word

Praising God in the Pain

Did you know your circumstances don’t determine your attitude? We have free will when it comes to our attitude, despite life’s unfair circumstances.  In Habakkuk (the fifth-to-last book of the Old Testament), we see the example of a prophet who witnessed brutal injustices in his own country. He begins his book with a complaint to… Continue reading Praising God in the Pain

You Snooze You Lose

Slapping snooze every morning is one of my bad habits. My alarm first rings at 5 am. I slap it twice, and then it’s 5:30. This is when I get up.  The other day I was so tired and ended up hitting snooze till 6. I figured I probably wouldn’t get up in time to… Continue reading You Snooze You Lose

Weary? Just Wait

Why do we get weary when we serve the Lord? As I learn to serve God and others, I’ve discovered how easy it is to get weary. “Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. Therefore, as we have… Continue reading Weary? Just Wait

Finding Peace & Healing in His Word

Almost 40% of Americans are more anxious than they were at this time last year, according to a new American Psychiatric Association (APA) poll. (Time Magazine) 1 in 5 Americans have read through the Bible at least once. (LifeWay Research) These statistics might seem separate, but spiritually they correlate. I regret to admit, I am… Continue reading Finding Peace & Healing in His Word

3 Ways to Know God’s Will For Your Life

What if I told you, you CAN know God’s will for your life? That might sound unconvincing, but friend, hear me out. My trip was booked. I had told people what I was doing and where I was going. I believed I received confirmation from the Lord on the trip because I was so blind… Continue reading 3 Ways to Know God’s Will For Your Life