In this precious collection of comforting devotions, I share a little of my own struggle about a time when I wasn't certain whether God wanted a relationship with me. This book is filled with thoughts, stories, and assurances from over 20 Christian authors.
What To Do When Evangelism Scares You
Did I "hear" God correctly? Or did I just follow some random impulse? There've been times in my walk with Christ when I've known without a doubt that God was guiding me. Then, there are these other times when I'm not so certain...
"Some of the things you encounter in life may cause you to question God's validity. That’s a pretty normal response, I’d say. But that is when you have to dig deep and tap into an “unshakable faith,” as I like to call it." (Lolita Buck)
7 Tips to Thrive in Motherhood with Little Kids
"Today, I'll share a mixture of parenting tips and true mom anecdotes with you. They're meant to be both practical and encouraging. "Please hold on to what helps you, and by all means, let the rest go!"
Believe: A Young Widow’s Journey Through Brokenness and Back [BOOK REVIEW]
I identify with Jennifer’s loss of vision for her future – a future that, although God is able to create beauty out of it, will never be what she initially dreamed. This book is for anyone who feels misunderstood, is suffering grief, is watching a loved one suffer grief, is raising young children, is writing for God's glory, or is experiencing a difficult life season.
7 Healthy Ways to Accept Your Current Life Season
Discover seven healthy ways that you can learn to accept your current phase or season in life - without falling into a defeatism mentality.
I’m Human, and Today I’m Pining for the Past
"At this moment, I'd like it back. Just for a bit. Just a little taste. Like the lick of an ice cream cone. Even though I know it wouldn't fix anything...."
God Accepts Your Current Season of Motherhood. Do You?
Are you finding it difficult to accept the season of motherhood you're in right now? And how do you think God feels about your current season?
3 Biblical Reasons to Accept Your Current Life Season
Discover why it's important for you to accept the life season you're currently in without falling into the trap of defeatism mentality.
Motherhood: God’s Revealing Character Bootcamp
Be encouraged in your motherhood journey with this true story of how God uses parenting to shape us and grow us in character and spiritual maturity.
5 Ways to Survive Housework with Toddlers and Babies
How can you keep up with housework when simply surviving motherhood is the theme of most days? Here are 5 practical tips (and real #momlife anecdotes) to encourage you today!
Confronting the Tension Between Housework and Self-Care
The following is an honest glimpse into my life by way of a short story, which testifies to the truth that Jesus continues to help me find balance, day by day. I hope it will encourage you to trust the Holy Spirit’s gentle guidance in your own life.
21 Practical Home and Family Management Hacks (Help for Frustrated House Cleaners)
In this final article of the "Help for Frustrated House Cleaners" series, check out these 21 practical home and family management hacks. See if they're a good fit for you and your home today.
How I Changed My Entrance, Bathroom, and Laundry Room to Fit My Family (Help for Frustrated House Cleaners)
It's time to find freedom to recognize and accept your home and your family for the blessings they are, then discover new ways to help them fit together.
Embrace Your Cleaning Personality (Help for Frustrated House Cleaners)
"What do you love more?" The answer to this question will help you align the wishes you have for your home with the reality of your cleaning personality.
Take Your House on a Prayer Walk (Help for Frustrated House Cleaners)
If you take the time to pray through your house, bringing all your cleaning frustrations to Jesus, he will reveal surprising solutions to you.
4 Playful Ways to Convert Chores into Family Fun (Help for Frustrated House Cleaners)
Take a break from the monotony of family house cleaning by converting chores into family fun.
Create Handy Stations (Help for Frustrated House Cleaners)
Do you believe housework is hard, that it's more like a project than a few quick chores? I've discovered a secret in the last year that helps me push past my "cleaning project" mindset. I've learned that cleaning is less overwhelming when you create handy stations throughout your house.
Outsmart Your Messy Zones (Help for Frustrated House Cleaners)
Do you feel tense when you see chronic messy zones around your home? It's time we outsmarted our messy zones. Find out how in this article.
Help for Frustrated House Cleaners: Sweep Away the Messy Lies You Believe
I’ve often felt stressed, frustrated, and ashamed about the state of my home. I’ve tried various cleaning routines and organization methods, but nothing seems to last, and I end up feeling like a failure. For years, I’ve seesawed between two thinking patterns: I'll never get any better at keeping up with this house, so I... Continue Reading →
When Freedom Feels Far Away
Freedom. Everyone wants it. When we don't have it, we fight for it. Yearn for it... Oh, the goodness of God, to tell us what we can do. In the meantime.
Christmas, Revamped: A True Christmas Story About Resilience
Excited, I called another family meeting. This time, we didn’t focus on what our Christmas couldn’t be. Instead, we brainstormed ways that we could spread love to neighbors, family, friends, and also to each other.
Do You Struggle with Doubt in Your Calling?
When outcomes leave us disillusioned, we’re left questioning: "Did I hear right? Have I missed the mark?"
There’s Only One Thing You Need in this Life
I've never known want. But my country is changing quickly. People are losing jobs and being denied human rights. What will come next? Our future is uncertain. My fear leaves me grasping for an answer: What do we truly need to live?
Learning to Love As God Loves
Do you have a firm love foundation? The first step in learning to love as God loves is to build a firm foundation of God's love in your heart...
What Does Everyday Faith Look Like? [Plus 31 Ways to Grow in Faith Checklist]
Is it possible for faith to permeate our everyday life? If yes, what would that look like, and how could we grow in that kind of faith? Today, I believe everyday faith IS possible. But I haven't always.
How to Gain Freedom Through Christ to Be Yourself [3 Steps to Get You Started]
Christ came to set us free, but what does that mean? I’ve often felt confused by the concept of freedom through Christ. I’ve wondered what it looks like, how to access it, and if it could also help me find the freedom to be myself. Find out what freedom through Christ really looks like...
Hate Prayer Lists? Get Inspired with this Easy Way to Pray Scripture [FREE printable]
Why, Lord, why? I love these dear people on my prayer lists! I care about them. I cry over them. Yet, within three days, I'm bored to tears. Three days! That's my staying power when it comes to maintaining a prayer list routine...
Encouragement for Writers from the #WritingCommunity
The Twitter #WritingCommunity's notes of encouragement aren't just for me. They're for every writer. Read them and be encouraged!
Christian Love and Unity During a Pandemic
Are you offended when you see individuals in the grocery store who aren't wearing masks? Or are you offended by having to wear a mask at all? Do you occasionally make exceptions to the restrictions by visiting family and friends? Or do you fume against those who dare to visit loved ones during a lockdown? Whatever your convictions, keep reading to find hope...