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

Could Mom-Guilt Actually Be Useful?

  “When I become a mommy I’m not going to be like you.” said my 6-year-old as I cuddled her to sleep last night. “What do you mean?” I asked. “When I’m a mommy, I will be at the bus stop to pick up my kids from school and make

Discovering Your God-given Talents

God is  so amazing. I wanted to share my story of how God used my limited skill of drawing and turned it into an opportunity that blessed my family. Six years ago I started a business that really helped us to stay afloat while living on one income. At the

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,

Embrace Your Authentic, Amazing Self

My husband and I recently celebrated our 18th anniversary and we did something out of the ordinary – we got tickets to Jay Z and Beyonce’s On The Road II Tour.  Now, just so you know, and at the risk of sounding like a complete prude this is not the

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