Tag: Broken Faith

How to Have a Christ Centered Christmas Why Jesus’ Birth? {FREE Devotional Journal}

How to Have a Christ Centered Christmas Why Jesus’ Birth? {FREE Devotional Journal}

How would you describe your Christmas season so far? Time spent with family & friends? Christmas Parties, Shopping or Enjoying Festive Food? Participating in School and Church Activities? If your Christmas season looks anything like mine did a few years ago, there’s only one way […]

How to Show Gratitude by Using Your Words

How to Show Gratitude by Using Your Words

How to Show Gratitude by Using Your Words “One kind word can change someone’s entire day.”  – Anonymous So far we’ve talked about the spiritual, mental and physical benefits of cultivating a grateful heart as well as: 6 Ways To Cultivate A Grateful Heart Today!  How […]

How to Choose Gratitude Through Your Day

How to Choose Gratitude Through Your Day

How to Choose Gratitude Through Your Day Are you still unsure about the whole cultivating gratitude thing?  I understand it can be tough to wrap your brain around, especially if you are in a challenging season. It can seem almost impossible to choose gratitude through […]

How to Start Growing a Habit of Gratitude Right Now

How to Start Growing a Habit of Gratitude Right Now

How to Start Growing a Habit of Gratitude Right Now Once you are committed to creating a habit of thinking of what you’re grateful for each day, it’s time to consider making it a written activity! I know it can be intimidating for people who […]

How to Cultivate a Grateful Heart Gratitude Challenge

How to Cultivate a Grateful Heart Gratitude Challenge

How To Cultivate A Grateful Heart – A Gratitude Challenge Definition of gratitude: the state of being grateful: Thankfulness As I was having (yet another) discussion about patience with my 3-year-old the other day, things took an unsuspecting twist. Me: Baby girl, where is your patience […]

How to Cultivate a Thankful Heart – Gratitude Bible Study

How to Cultivate a Thankful Heart – Gratitude Bible Study

As the season changes, I find myself looking ahead to the upcoming Holidays. I’m looking at the good and…. um, the hectic. Before we hit it head on, I believe fall is a great time for a refocus. My heart has been prompted lately to […]

How to Wait on God: 10 Bible Verses to Help!

How to Wait on God: 10 Bible Verses to Help!

  What then are we to do about our problems? We must learn to live with them until such time as God delivers us from them…we must pray for grace to endure them without murmuring. Problems patiently endured will work for our spiritual perfecting. They […]

Intentional Bible Study for Overwhelmed Moms – FREE Monthly Printables!

Intentional Bible Study for Overwhelmed Moms – FREE Monthly Printables!

10 pm and the house was finally quiet. I ran through the checklist in my overwhelmed mind. I grasped at anything that would make me feel accomplished that day … What could I check off that would say all the busy was “worth it”? Could […]

37 Practical Ways to Reclaim Joy in Your Christian Marriage

37 Practical Ways to Reclaim Joy in Your Christian Marriage

“Well that didn’t go well” my oldest girl proclaimed. She was right. Sadly it was mostly Mom and Dad’s attitude that was at fault. After nearly 20 years of marriage, that night we still managed to create what we now call the “s’more fiasco”.  A […]

Raising Godly Girls in a ‘Bachelorette’ Society

Raising Godly Girls in a ‘Bachelorette’ Society

As you strive to continue raising godly girls, I encourage you to teach them the difference between courting and dating. Though I believe the Lord had a plan for my life, I also believe that if I had truly understood the clear difference between the […]

Raise Godly Girls, Not Stereotypes of the World or Church

Raise Godly Girls, Not Stereotypes of the World or Church

  Anyone who has ever read my blog or listened to my podcast knows that I went through a long phase of legalism during my teen years. The primary way this legalism played out in my own personal life was in my practice of taking […]

Raising Godly Girls: How to Help Her With Body Image

Raising Godly Girls: How to Help Her With Body Image

Girls today are faced with scary, heartbreaking statistics when it comes to body image. Over 80% of 10-year-olds are afraid of being fat 53% of 13-year-old American girls are unhappy with their bodies. This number grows to 78% by the time girls reach 17. By […]

When Scripture to Battle Anger Doesn’t Work

When Scripture to Battle Anger Doesn’t Work

What Do You Do When God’s Word Doesn’t Work?   All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness. 2 Timothy 3:16 If you’ve battled anger for any length of time, you’ve probably memorized […]

2 Foolish Objections to Forgiveness in a Christian Marriage

2 Foolish Objections to Forgiveness in a Christian Marriage

Bitter. Resentful. In denial. Everything I touched seemed to fall apart – just like me – falling apart. Nothing was going right in my life – including my marriage. Christian Marriage… Biblical Marriage… no amount of Perspective shift could change the fact that it was […]

Growing in Faith: Are You Easily Broken?

Growing in Faith: Are You Easily Broken?

When was the last time you were completely broken? I sat there crushed. That morning at church was not normal. Almost immediately I found myself overtaken by a massive wave of emotion. Words stripped away “the cares of the world” that entangled me and brought my heart […]

A Letter To The Mom Who Can’t Afford Christmas Gifts

A Letter To The Mom Who Can’t Afford Christmas Gifts

A Letter To The Mom Who Can’t Afford Christmas Gifts Sweet Momma, I know we haven’t met, but I woke up with you on my mind. In fact God hasn’t let you off my heart. I have been praying for you. You see, I know […]

Destroy the Roots of Shame Based Living – The Lie of Not Enough

Destroy the Roots of Shame Based Living – The Lie of Not Enough

#2 The Lie of Not Enough The eye traffics in feelings, not thoughts – Walker Evans The lie of “Not Enough” comes at us in so many directions. It’s said we see a staggering number of 5000 images and ads per day, it’s no wonder these […]

Warning! 4 Signs You Are Spiritually Struggling

Warning! 4 Signs You Are Spiritually Struggling

If you’ve been a believer for any length of time, you have likely been caught in this scenario … You’re doing your thing, trying your best to grow in your relationship with God. Maybe you’re spending some time God’s word, prayer and going to church […]

Confessions of a Nagging Wife and 5 Prayers to Combat It!

Confessions of a Nagging Wife and 5 Prayers to Combat It!

I really did ask him three times already. Is he just not listening? Is it not important to him? I know he’s busy but he can’t find some way to get that done? Isn’t setting time aside for us or our children a priority instead […]