Month: May 2016

Pour It All Out

Life is but a vapor, here today and gone tomorrow. We never know what the future brings or what it holds for us. Most of the time, we just live our life doing our everyday tasks. But what are we really living for? Ourselves? Our own choices and our own pleasures? Or are we living for God […]

Read More

The Worry Cycle

I have been what I call a “worry wart” all of my life. A lot of my worries boil down to my own insecurities. I worry about things beyond my control. And I worry about things that I could control if I didn’t spend so much time just worrying about them. I worry that people […]

Read More

Message of Hope

God has given us each a story. He is constantly working our lives. Sometimes it is the biggest struggles we go through that teach us the most. Our story is not our own, but His. Woven throughout the fabric of our lives, He makes Himself known. He shows up in the midst of our trials. He […]

Read More

How To Study Scripture

Last week I shared about the importance of studying Scripture. I realize that some of you may be new to really diving into Scripture, so I wanted to share a little about how to study on your own. By the way, I am a nerd. I love studying. I always have. But maybe you aren’t into […]

Read More

Taught By Mom

What are you first thoughts when you think of a mother? Warm? Caring? Nurturing? Mothers have a special bond with their children, one that could never be replaced. The women who give birth to us and/or raised us hold a special place in our heart. It doesn’t matter if they are perfect, we still love […]

Read More

Break the Chains (Part Two)

If you haven’t read it yet, you can find Break the Chains, Part One here. Sin damages what God made perfect. My sin of gluttony (overeating and indulging in too much food and not getting enough physical activity) has caused harm to my body. There’s no denying that. We are supposed to honor God with our […]

Read More

Break the Chains (Part One)

I sat on the pier while my husband fished next to me. I felt at peace. The quiet enveloped me. The only sounds to interrupt my thoughts were those of the waves gently lapping the shore and faint voices from a passing boat in the distance. I pondered why I got so upset before going […]

Read More