I Have Stepped Into a Big Mess + Grace & Truth {Week 22}

Have you stepped in any messes lately? I sure have. As a homeschooling mom and foster mom to young children (not to mention loving, frustrated owner of an elderly dog...ahem), I often feel like I spend my days moving from one mess to another. Whether you're at home or at work, at church or in your community, if you sometimes find yourself in the middle of a mess, today's … [Read more...]

Nine Helps for Starting and Sticking to Daily Bible Study

This post contains affiliate links. It seems to be a common dilemma among new Christians, Christians who have never developed the habit of daily Bible study, and even those whose current Bible study methods or materials just don't seem to be "working." You know you need to be studying God's word efficiently and effectively every day, but you aren't quite sure how to get the … [Read more...]

10 Unique Bible Reading Plans for 2015

This post contains affiliate links.  10 Unique Bible Reading Plans for 2015 Happy New Year! Do you make resolutions or set goals you'd like to accomplish during the new year? A lot of people resolve to read the Bible more often or read it through in a year. If that's you but you're not quite sure where to start, here are ten awesome and unique reading plans that can … [Read more...]

Longing For Safe People

Unmet longings invade every aspect of our lives and span the length of time. They may or may not be fulfilled. They may or not even be recognized. During the Allume conference this past weekend, a key message by Sophie Hudson opened my eyes to a longing that I didn’t know that I had...a longing for safe people. This longing is not something unattainable. It can be totally … [Read more...]

It’s OK To Be Ordinary

  Older women likewise are to be reverent in behavior, not slanderers or slaves to much wine. They are to teach what is good, and so train the young women to love their husbands and children, to be self-controlled, pure, working at home, kind, and submissive to their own husbands, that the word of God may not be reviled. Titus 2:3-5 Love our husbands and children. Be … [Read more...]