My featured author this month is Rivera Douthit, who has recently released a new book, Zero Gravity, that lifts us into the heights of the kingdom of God. I encourage you to check it out and order your copy now! We were designed to ride on the heights—Zero Gravity. In a world pressured by a … More What’s Holding You Down?
I’ll come straight to the point. I’ve come to recognize other women like myself who have tried to protect themselves by denying the truth of trauma, abuse or sexual addiction in their lives or their spouses’ lives. But the protection we think we create actually prolongs our pain and hurts those we love as well. … More Facing Our Pain
Mom’s often get a bad rap. We’re the household chore police, the unwelcome nutritionists and the homework dictators. But no one but a mom truly knows the extent of our behind the scenes sacrifice. (Kudos to you dads who get it!) Most days (and often into the night), Moms: Plan and cook meals and pack … More Motherhood: Leaving a Legacy
Moving our life forward means navigating relationships. This week someone introduced me to a website with tests and tools for discovering our style of relating in relationships based on our past experiences. “Your childhood relational experiences are wired into your behaviors and beliefs, creating imprints called “love styles.” The couple, Milan and Kay Yerkovich, who … More Can You Relate?
Difficult times abound. Drought, terror, fires, disaster and personal challenges. Yesterday, I heard of a family who has been out of work for nearly three years, blown through all their severance, savings and retirement funds and don’t know how they will meet next month’s rent. I so get it. And as believers in an almighty … More Am I Missing Something?
For the joy set before him he endured the cross, scorning its shame… Hebrews 12:2 Jesus thought of you and me when he chose to lay his life down. He thought of being with us as a joy. That’s how much he loves us. He didn’t want to be without us. So he endured the … More He Chose You
On Thursday, a fellow author featured my book on her blog. Thank you to Toni Shiloh! I appreciate how she promotes new authors. I hope you’ll check out her blog and books too. You can read the post here. If you comment, you’ll be entered to win a free copy of the book! What I … More Remember The Miracles of the Past
My heart held a weakness for being led astray by entertaining suitors who flirted and made me feel desirable.” from The Miracle of Us: Confessions of an Online Dater Can you relate? When we seek relationships, we want to be careful about motives – other people’s as well as ours. Whether online or in person, … More Playing With Fire
A couple of weeks ago, I posted about fears sinking us. As I learn to trust God more, I’m beginning to understand to a greater depth that he really is in control of every situation. I don’t believe he causes bad things, but I see how he allows them to bring about something better for … More Getting a Handle on Fear
This week’s post is written by my featured author, Tamera Lynn Kraft. She’s given us an encouraging piece about hope and a brief excerpt from her novella, Resurrection of Hope. Often, when life feels stuck or circumstances seem to press in on us, we can lose hope. But Tamara points out that our true hope … More Do You Have Hope?