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
"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?
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
I've always wondered about what's really been the motivating factor in starting this blog. My main goal has always been to bring glory to my heavenly father, but I've wondered if there has been something else going along with that as well. It's easy for me as a homemaker who doesn't have any kids yet,… Continue reading Why My Redeemed Life?
I've been looking at a lot of other people's lives recently. I see all the amazing things happening in their lives. All of the things, parties, babies, money, and then I look at my own life. My life doesn't look nearly as good as theirs. What am I doing wrong? What secret did I miss?… Continue reading The Comparison Problem
Modesty is a very touchy subject for many Christian women. It's an easy way to divide friends and entire churches. So instead of telling you about my opinion on the matter let's instead go the Bible, our authority over our entire lives. With this basis, we still will probably offend people, but we can rest… Continue reading Modesty: Another Christian Liberty
Hello everyone! I know many of you out there often feel that everything in life is going in this crazy whirlwind and I have plenty of those moments too. God has graciously put me in a time of immense learning, but also a time of relative calm. I know that when I have kids everything… Continue reading Book of the Month: Refresh