Month: November 2016

How to Wear Clothing of Compassion

How to Wear Clothing of Compassion

Yet the Lord longs to be gracious to you; he rises to show you compassion. For the Lord is a God of justice. Blessed are all who wait for him! Isaiah 30:18 Last summer I remember checking on my sleeping 20 month old at around […]

Twelve Unshakable Scriptures to Stand on (with free printable!)

Twelve Unshakable Scriptures to Stand on (with free printable!)

My husband and I love spending time with our kids at the park. One particular park near our church has a playground with a bridge leading from one end of the play structure to the other. This bridge is designed to wobble, shake, rattle and […]

Three Ways to Enjoy God Fully

Three Ways to Enjoy God Fully

Trust in the Lord and do good; dwell in the land and enjoy safe pasture. Psalm 37:3 Have you ever felt God leading you in a direction, but were fearful of the outcome? Job changes, moving, new relationships, opportunities in ministry…

The Top Ten Love Songs from God’s Word

The Top Ten Love Songs from God’s Word

For great is your love, reaching to the heavens… Psalm 57:10 Love. The most profound expression of delight and affection has been misused, abused, and cheaply minimized. How can we say “I love jelly doughnuts” and “I love God” in the same breath? God’s love […]

Five Reasons to Celebrate your Uniqueness

Five Reasons to Celebrate your Uniqueness

For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful… Psalm 139:13-14 Have you ever looked in the mirror and thought to yourself, “Ugh–you again!” Have you ever been disappointed at […]

Seven “Nevers” in Scripture you can Always Count On

Seven “Nevers” in Scripture you can Always Count On

As a mother comforts her child, so I will comfort you… Isaiah 66:13 All of my kids were what I call “blanket babies”. Each of them practically since they came out of the womb have had a special blanket that is like a literal extension […]

Three Ways Christian Women Sabotage their Inner Beauty

Three Ways Christian Women Sabotage their Inner Beauty

We all remember Miss Piggy, right? She was that famous pig from the Muppets who was an interesting character, to say the least. She loved the limelight, to be on center stage, and was quite obsessed with a certain green frog… Miss Piggy had sass, […]

Enjoying your Journey with God

Enjoying your Journey with God

Journey. When I think of this word, I think of the time in college when I went on the greatest journey of my young adult life. I studied Spanish in Honduras for a semester, and soaked in the new experiences, tastes, smells and smiles of […]

12 Verses About your Worth in Christ (With FREE Scripture Cards!)

12 Verses About your Worth in Christ (With FREE Scripture Cards!)

In the sixth grade I went to an environmental school on a nature preserve in our city. My classmates and I enjoyed frequent nature hikes, explored nearby streams, and even ran our own chicken coop (with the close supervision of our teacher, of course!) The forest […]

Five Ways to Break through Chains of Bondage

Five Ways to Break through Chains of Bondage

The Lord sets prisoners free…. Psalm 146:7b Chains. Bondage. Captivity. Imprisonment. These words describe the painful enslavement to a dirty three-letter word—sin. We may never experience the isolation of an actual prison cell, but we all have been held hostage to the prison within ourselves.