Speak Truth

Speak Truth

The evil that gets wrapped up in your mind loves to hide in the shadows. It comes out in the dark of night or when your mood is grim. Have you noticed that? The devil loves to attack us when we are at our weakest — to kick us in the wounds we’ve gotten...
Jesus Likes You

Jesus Likes You

Many of us have heard the song Jesus Loves You, but did you ever consider for a moment Jesus likes you? It can be hard to believe sometimes, especially when we know ourselves better than anyone. We know those sins we can’t seem to shake and every time...
Enjoy Answered Prayers

Enjoy Answered Prayers

One of the biggest things that can build our faith is answered prayers. Mother Teresa, now St. Teresa of Calcutta, showed us this over and over as she prayed for provisions for the poor and received them. In your life, what’s something you need but aren’t...
Find Your Happy Place in 5 Simple Steps

Find Your Happy Place in 5 Simple Steps

Find your happy place and then go there often with Jesus. Once a month my kids get out of school early. On those days, I pick them up from school and we go to a neighboring town where there is an animal shelter with two rooms full of cats. Now I know not everyone is a...
When You Feel Stuck

When You Feel Stuck

Feel stuck? Struggling with your faith and prayer? It feels bad, right? But is it? I say no. I’d much rather you and I struggle and wrestle with our prayer and faith than sit numbly in a pew on Sunday. Lukewarm is not a good spiritual place to be. “I know your...
Pray First

Pray First

Giving up time for prayer feels costly when you’re already so busy. But if we pray first, we won’t notice how much it costs us. In fact, we might even notice how much we gain. My friend recently told me she started taking 10% of what she earns every...
Discover God in Nature

Discover God in Nature

Have you ever met someone who says they find God in nature? Or maybe that’s even how you feel? I can understand. Nature is so full of awe and beauty. In can be so easy to spot God in nature. But, in the Bible, Paul warns us about getting distracted with the...
Simplify Life – 3 Easy Steps

Simplify Life – 3 Easy Steps

My sons’ birthdays are four days apart. Last year, I made them three birthday cakes each. That’s six cakes in four days. Total insanity. I needed a lesson in how to simplify life. Truth be told, I love to bake, but this was over the top even for me. It all...

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