This week’s post is featuring author, Sara Jane Jacobs, and her new book, Season of Hope. The Bible has a lot to say about hope. Our hope is in Jesus. When we hope in him, we won’t be disappointed. God gives us hope and has a future hope for us. When our character is built … More Are You in a Season of Hope?
I’ve spent a bit of time gardening. I’m not a pro, by any stretch, but I love being outdoors, basking in sunlight, tidying up my yard and giving plants a new home. And yes, I talk to God, plants and animals while I’m at it. But mostly I listen. God speaks to me outside in … More What We Don’t See
According to current stats it seems online dating is here to stay! Let’s compare this popular post from 5 years ago with these statistics from May of this year: 49.7 million people have tried online dating 17.5 million are on eHarmony.com 24.6 million are on Match.com 17% of marriages began online – this is the … More Online Dating Popularity Update
Our earthly fathers teach us about the heart of our heavenly Father. If they display kindness, patience, gentle instruction, and loving discipline we will view God’s heart towards us in that same way. And if they are distant, demanding, angry or violent towards us, we will expect our heavenly father to be of that nature. … More A Father’s Heart
And will not God bring about justice for his chosen ones, who cry out to him day and night? Will he keep putting them off? I tell you, he will see that they get justice…” Jesus Luke 18:7-8 Have you ever been robbed? I was once. Someone broke into my house and stole $600 … More Are You a Victim?
Sometimes in our journey, we feel stuck. Maybe we are facing a unscalable wall of circumstantial impossibility. Or we feel like we are dragging a wagon full of stuff through the sand at the beach, inching along as sweat drips down our face. The ocean looks so far away. Will we ever get there? Slow … More Are You Stuck?
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?