What Is Standing Between You and God?

While putting my son to bed one night, he mentioned, in an annoyed voice, that he wished we were like the family he watches on YouTube.  You know, the kids with the mega huge house, all the latest and greatest toys and both mom and dad who stay home and

3 Actionable Things You Can Do Each Day To Spark Your Joy

If you Googled “Ways to find joy” you’d get about 787 million suggestions.  There are countless articles on this topic.  Which makes me realize that inevitably, we all want the same thing – to be happy, to be content and to be joyful! Given the choice between happiness and joy,

Summer Reads to Increase Your Faith

This post contains affiliates links, which means I receive a small commission if you purchase from this post.  Summer Reads to Increase Your Faith Now that summer is here, we are all hunting down a great beach read.  A book that we can dive into and get lost in.  A

Just A Little Grace

  I failed a little today. As I sit in my dark bedroom with just the flicker of a candle for a light, I reflect back on my day.  It has been a great day, filled with laughter, a family trip for ice cream and time spent with friends. But

No time to pray? Do This Instead

In a perfect world I would wake up at 4:30 or 5:00am, grab a cup of tea (mixed with the perfect honey to water ratio), light a candle and spend the next 45 minutes deep in the word of God.  I would feel the gentle wind as the Spirit breathes

When Life Dissappoints You, Trust that God Is There

My 11 year old recently tried out for a flag football summer league.  He is a phenomenal player and definitely excels on the field.  He practiced prior to the try-out and was confident he would make it. So he was shocked and utterly disappointed when he found out he didn’t

I’m Jumping In – Fears and All

When I first got the tingling to start a blog, I was so excited! Yes, I thought, I could use this as a way to connect to other women and maybe make a friend or two. I could share the joy God has put in my heart with others. I