We often don't know what God is doing in our lives. Often times I feel like I know exactly what He is doing and then just like that He totally switches up everything. It takes me by complete surprise, but it doesn't surprise Him. Not one bit. Why? Well, because He planned it that way. [...]

"Help us not to waste our time on useless viewing, which turns into useless living." This phrase has been on my mind recently. There are so many things that pull our minds in different directions this time of year. Over this past year, God has really been convicting me about what I spend my time [...]

Last summer I was a part of a small group of women who met once a week and discussed particular verses in the Psalm that we were studying. And as we were going through the verses I realized how little I understood about these verses that we were going through. I'm not saying I had [...]

Beauty is somewhat of a touchy subject these days. In the fashion movement there was such an immense push for women to be seen as perfect; which I don't know if you've looked around recently, but sadly none of us are. So this caused a whirlwind of self-focus and an overemphasis on self-esteem. Thankfully now [...]

Hello everyone! I hope your new year has been going well so far. This post today correlates with my word for the year, which is intentionality, you can read more about that here.  Obedience is something we're commanded to do in the scriptures. But as we delve more deeply into the word of God, we [...]

My word for the year is intentionality. This is something I picked up from one of my blogging friends, Jami Balmet. She has been such an encouragement to me this past year. Take a minute to check her out, here. She has been doing a word of the year for quite some time and this [...]

Let's start with the definition of the word praise, that seems like a good place to start. Praise is the commendation bestowed on a person for his personal virtues or worthy actions. To see examples of this we simply have to look to the scriptures. Deuteronomy 10:21 describes this perfectly, "Praise Him--He is your God, [...]

This friend has been such an encouragement for me over the past couple of months. We've known each other for a long time, but we haven't gotten close until now. Our friendship has been such an important part of my life and her kind spirit has been so refreshing. I hope you enjoy reading through [...]

Hello everyone!  For those who know me personally you know the craziness of the past two weeks, but for those who don't know the story yet stick around! It's quite thrilling... The story begins on October 29th. We left church early to watch my mom run a half marathon, I think her eighth marathon actually. She [...]