Healthy for Life, My Life

Balancing a Healthy Lifestyle and Our Dependence on God

I was diagnosed with IBS when I was 17 and I just remember being so relieved to finally have a diagnosis. For years I had suffered from feeling like essentially my intestines literally hating me. Whenever we went out to eat with friends I was always worried about what I would feel once I was… Continue reading Balancing a Healthy Lifestyle and Our Dependence on God

Book of the Month, New Lives

Are You Living a Successful Life?

"Most people seem to believe that success is limited to a certain group of people who bear distinct success qualities, or they believe that only a certain segment of society has any hope of achieving success--and that segment is not the segment of which they belong. Others firmly believe that success is something that can… Continue reading Are You Living a Successful Life?

How To:, New Lives

How to Have a Positive Outlook on Life when Everything is Terrible

Hello everyone! I hope your week has been going well so far. I would like to apologize for not posting over the past couple of weeks, some of you know why, but for those who don't here's a little update. My grandfather passed away two weeks ago unexpectedly; like we knew it was going to… Continue reading How to Have a Positive Outlook on Life when Everything is Terrible

New Lives

Is Regret a Biblical Emotion?

Regret can derail a person's life. When they get so wrapped up in some awful thing that they did, they stop moving forward. They are simply stuck in the past mulling over that one bad decision that they made. And it affects every aspect of their lives, it steals their joy, feeds their worries, and… Continue reading Is Regret a Biblical Emotion?

New Lives, Old Testament

Our Good, His Glory

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.… Continue reading Our Good, His Glory

Intentionality

Using Our Time Well

"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… Continue reading Using Our Time Well

Old Testament

The Immeasurable Value of the Psalms

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… Continue reading The Immeasurable Value of the Psalms