#ReturnToHim: We Do Nothing For Everything


“You can’t get something for nothing.” Have you heard that phrase before? I like to think it hangs around those countryside parts where fields extend with cotton blossoms or corn or whatever crop might be growing. I take this familiar phrase to mean that we must work hard to get the yield we want. We […]


#WhatIf we were to live more boldly?

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Were you ever the girl cowering in the corner at the school dance hoping to get asked for a spin on the dance floor? Are you the one who gets thousands of knots in her stomach before an important speech for work or when simply teaching this week’s Sunday School lesson? And we all know […]


#Resolved New Year’s Resolutions with a New Perspective


In Christ I have all I need. Therefore every new year’s resolution that matters for life, meaning, joy, fulfillment, purpose, and value have already been paid for, and through the spirit in me are applied by grace not works.‪ New Year’s resolutions are all about making ourselves better. Losing more weight. Toning up. Volunteering more. […]


#AdventLiving: Love


If we’ve been blessed to have grown up in a church environment, we have known John 3:16 since we were born. We might’ve rattled it off while even rolling our eyes because the Bible drill teacher wanted to make certain we knew the verse. John 3:16 has, for me, always been the verse I could […]


Orange Construction Paper Pumpkins: #GiveThanks


I cannot believe November is already here. As soon as Halloween ends at midnight on October 31, it seems like everyone switches to full on holiday mode. I’m a part of that proud crowd. Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays (though I should clarify that I say that every time a holiday rolls around). […]