12 Confessions from a People-Loving Introvert

I’m an introvert. I like being home with hot tea and a good book. Yet, I also love people – genuinely and wholeheartedly love them. Here are 12 Confessions from…

Sometimes, we must learn to let go of perfection & allow God to make something beautiful. This is one girl's journey of that. Ponder the beauty of change!

Pondering the Gift & Beauty of Change

When I was a little girl, and even into my high school years, I had this picture in my head of what life would be. I dreamed of perfection. I…

Headlines scream to "Get more done NOW!" I'm thinking how to be okay when things don't get done. Read here for 3 tips to say stop when the world says go.

Saying STOP when the World Says GO

I browsed Pinterest today. Amidst the recipes, workout routines & encouraging bible verses were several pins that screamed go. All I wanted to do was yell stop. We live in…

What to do When Pain Crowds Out Faith

I sat in the doctor’s office for the umpteenth time. Can I please have some answers today, God? Please? And in walks the doctor with his white coat and a…

4 Women of the Bible with Strong Faith

Big faith. It’s this idea tossed around by Christians – the idea of having big faith. Maybe big faith means unwavering faith. Maybe it means giving every aspect of life…

Sometimes life hands you a fistful of lemons and you don't even like lemonade. It's like when you're dealt a series of burdens, or struggles, or hardships - and you don't know what to do with it! These five truths can help. Trust them, believe them, and hand those lemons to the One who promises to carry all burdens!

When Life Hands You Lemons…

You know those moments when you’re handed some burdens and you don’t like any of the possible outcomes? Yeah, I know those moments. Those moments feel a lot like when…

"Hi, I'm Alison and I am a recovering perfectionist." It's a real thing, people. Read about it here & join the conversation about fighting for grace!

A Day in the Life of a Recovering Perfectionist

I am a recovering perfectionist, so… I set my alarm for 5:30am. I sleep fitfully through the night. I frequently wake up, unable to stop the racing thoughts and never…

To Today’s Woman: A Look Inside Proverbs 31

The other night, I could not fall sleep because my husband forgot to bring home his tupperware from lunch. Yes, it’s true. This was keeping me awake. And yes, it’s…