I learned at an early age, clinging to hope is a lot more productive than clinging to the fear that surrounded me. We all struggle with fear of the unknown in different seasons of life. In those moments we need a little hope to hold on to. I put together a list of 6 Bible […]
Encouragement for overcoming trials. When your world is falling apart, let Jesus put you back together.
I grew up with abusive parents who were addicts. For many years of my adult life, I kept that truth a secret. In “the church” there is a lot of stigma and shame attached to people who come from messy backgrounds. I’m thankful Jesus is our Living Hope. He can break through our chains and
I’m excited to open up about my not-so-perfect marriage! Because seriously, who doesn’t have a little messiness in their marriage? How to make a messy marriage thrive is a work of love. I pray you’ll take a peek at my post about letting go of perfectionism in our marriages. And please reach out to someone
Sometimes life sucks. But if we choose to lean on God when life feels hopeless, He promises us that we can find joy in the middle of our hard stuff. That’s crazy, right? But choosing joy when life is hard can be such a gift. Plus, joy is contagious. When we have joy, it makes
Years of therapy have taught me one really valuable thing. Can I share it with you? It’s my mantra. I say it regularly when I am in a situation that has turned into some type of confrontation and/or conflict. You don’t have to show up to every argument you’re invited to. The mantra above has
Have you ever had to learn to embrace your new normal? A while ago I decided to make a radical change in my schedule. It was a hard decision, but it allowed me to create margin in my day. And that margin helped me take back a little of the peace that had been lost
Have you ever felt like a weary soul in search of rest? So many things can weigh us down as we go through life. I honestly don’t understand why hard stuff happens in our lives. But the Bible doesn’t promise us that once we accept Jesus as our Savior and enter into a relationship with