Inspirational

Single Isn’t Scary: Identity

Ever since my eyes have been opened to how important identity is, singleness has been refreshing. It’s giving me time to understand why I think and process like I do.

It’s All About Perspective

This world doesn’t need more physicians, attorneys, or computer geniuses (even though these things are amazing); what we need are men and women who realize that love is the very best dream to pursue.

The Kayak That Almost Killed Me

Water started rushing into the boat, and I tipped even more. The weight of the water began crushing the kayak, wrapping it around the tree. I thought I was going to die. Yes, you read that right. Die.

Fitting in Fitness

No matter where you are with trying to make fitness work for you, be encouraged that you’re not alone. Fitting in fitness can be challenging, but you can do it.

Who are the Silent Majority?

Every day, we are surrounded by the silent servants of the Lord. They are the men and women of God who serve at the feet of others, not seen because the spotlight is currently highlighting someone else.

The Gift: Overcoming Postpartum

I genuinely wanted the Giver to take it back. It was a mistake! You’ve got the wrong address! I screamed, I sobbed, I panicked!

Mothers Come In Many Forms

The impact of mothers in our lives is undeniable, and it is not just our birth mothers who leave a print on our hearts.

God Sympathizes With Our Frailty

The realization of how Jesus sympathizes with me in my humanness and frailty has changed my perspective in regard to the guilt and shame I’ve carried.

A Royal Family Parallel: Meghan Markle’s baby

Two days later, on May 8, Meghan joined Harry in a short interview and later revealed the name of their son on Instagram—no doubt making it the most contemporary baby announcement shared by the Royal Family.

How a Revolution Started With a Sleeping Bag

Shane Claiborne is a public speaker, social activist, and author. He strives to strip away all that culture has added to Christianity and get to the core of what following Jesus means.

A 7th-Grade Art Lesson

My eyebrows sank in disappointment, and the perfectionist inside me started to clench her fists. What do you mean, What happens if I disagree? What happens is that I don’t get a good grade!

Unexpected Journey

There have been many times I’ve fallen into a hopeless place, wondering when, if ever, point B would come into view (whatever point B was anyway?).

Seek His Face

We discover the truest meaning of love
when we find the One who was sent from above
We are magnetically drawn to His grace and His peace
We’re enamored by the greatness of the One who sets us free

Why Homeschool?

I agree that homeschooling is not for everyone, but if you are considering homeschooling your children and you feel lost in a sea of information, you are not alone.

Would You Dance at a Ball Game?

I see your every move. There is nothing hidden from Me. I take pleasure in your praise and worship to Me. I take pleasure when you dance before Me.

Crazy Amazing Love: 31 Pieces of Love

The concept of sin didn’t even exist yet in the heart or mind of man. Adam was complete. But God gave one simple specification to Adam: do not eat from this particular tree.

The Self-Existence of God

The intelligent boasts that there’s nothing they do not know or that there is nothing they cannot learn, but the humble admit that there’re some things they can never know.

Seeing Our Pain as a Gift

Experiencing rejection can be seen as an incredible gift if you choose to look at it from God’s perspective. In doing that, my prayer is that the Lord will use you to pull people that are hurting closer to Him.

Secret Place

The secret place can seem elusive or hard to understand how to find. At first, it was for me. But, as I spent time in prayer, reading the Bible, and just talking to Him daily, a relationship grew within me.

Getting Wilder

Quickly, my dreamt up glamorous adventure with God turned into a death sentence. I truly thought I had put away so many things of this world.