Why is Easter weekend such a big deal? I've mentioned before that reading through the Bible each year makes Christmas more and more special. This year my trip through the first five books of the Bible along with the book of John has made Easter more special than ever before! Let me set up the… Continue reading Why Is Easter Weekend A Big Deal?
Those who fear you shall see me and rejoice, because I have hoped in your word. -Psalm 119:74 Here are a few good questions: What do people do when they see me coming? What goes through their head when they see my name on their caller ID? How do people feel after they've spent time with me?… Continue reading Women Who Hope in God’s Word
I have a new discipline that I'm working on. This is a little embarrassing - but I don't know how to relax without holding my phone or watching TV (usually at the same time). I love to scroll Instagram, I love to watch YouTube and I love to watch sitcoms! Now. I don't think there's… Continue reading How To Put the Phone Down So You Can Rest
Politics. Unrest. Sickness. Death. Restrictions. Relationship difficulties. Financial needs. Hurt feelings. Loneliness. Heartache. You've probably dealt with one of those things in the last week. I have! What can we do? I can entrust my future to God. But you yourself [God] have seen trouble and grief, observing it in order to take the matter… Continue reading What Can I Do?
Last weekend we attended a marriage conference at our church. After almost ten years of marriage, I feel like I'm in the perfect spot to receive instruction on this topic - I am keenly aware of how much help I need! Here are a few of the things that stuck out to me the most this weekend - and the reason we decided to attend the conference!
There are certain verses in the book of Proverbs that catch my attention and convict my heart every time I read them. One of those is Proverbs 19:11. Good sense makes one slow to anger, and it is his glory to overlook an offense. This always convicts me because not only am I quick tempered,… Continue reading The Glory of Overlooking Offenses
This post contains affiliate links – I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links ❤ There is so much noise in our world right now. I hear it everywhere I go - at work, in the store, in line at the Post Office and certainly online. I hear fear, anger,… Continue reading How To Respond To The Noises of 2020
One of the great blessings of living through an unprecedented pandemic has been, for me, learning to pray for guidance in both small and large decisions. It seems like every week there's a new question in my mind. In early March: Should I visit my family in Tennessee this weekend? In mid-March: Should I stock… Continue reading How To Find Practical Wisdom and Direction Through Prayer
The words I've heard most often in the last week are these: "I just don't know." From friends, co-workers, family, church leaders, business owners, online content creators and strangers in line at the store, we're all there. How much toilet paper do I really need? How long is this pandemic going to last? What happens… Continue reading What To Do When You Don’t Know What To Do
Every so often I'll post something on Instagram and use the hashtag #datenight. Today I want to go behind the scenes and break down the idea of date night. I'm asking all the questions and giving you my answers for the why, how and what of date night. Here it is! How often do we… Continue reading Real Talk About Date Night