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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?"

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Merry Christmas Planning, Everyone!

You've been created uniquely by God, which means you've got a different way of preparing for the Christmas season than the person next to you. That's wonderful! What's your Christmas style? Do you plan ahead by purchasing presents and planning Christmas meals or activities long before December 1st? Or do you find planning ahead stressful... 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.

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.

Don’t Miss Out on the Biggest Blessing of Being a Mom

Before I had kids, I thought the adage "children are a blessing" referred to all the joys I would experience as a mother. I didn't understand that the proverb held a double meaning, a double blessing...

My Struggle With Addiction and the Freedom I Found in Surrender

At its peak, my addiction took over my entire day. First thing in the morning, I'd slink out of my bedroom to start the day with a little indulgence before the kids got up...

Self-Care: Are You an Extrovert, Introvert, or Ambivert?

You may not be what you think you are. Find out why I've experienced all three "-verts" - extrovert, introvert, and ambivert - and how I've come to embrace who I am today (and you can, too!)

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