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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.

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.

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 →

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.

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?

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...

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...

Are You Disappointed with God?

A wise woman told me that through these challenges, we are growing stronger. I don't like it, but I believe her. Although I feel disappointment with God, I'm trying to remember that there's more to what we're all going through than meets the eye...

Operation Love Bomb: A True Christmas Story About Kindness

"We were like secret agents under a starless winter sky. Our mission? Operation love bomb." Inspire faith this holiday season by reading "Operation Love Bomb", a true Christmas story about kindness.

Navigating Stressful Seasons: When Moms Need Comfort, Too

You do it all. #Mom life is wearing you down. Life never stops throwing punches, and you're left wondering: "Am I the only mom who's struggling to bear all of this? I'm so stressed. Who's going to comfort Me?"

The Great Christmas Tree Debate: A True Christmas Story About Obedience

"Even though our family had purchased a real pine tree every Christmas for as long as I could remember, I was determined not to give up the fight until they agreed..." Inspire faith this holiday season by reading "The Great Christmas Tree Debate", a true Christmas story about obedience.

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