How to Fight for Grace with Intention

So I got this sinking feeling the other day. You know the feeling I’m talking about? When you feel overwhelmed by the little things, when you feel like you can’t…

Do you fake happy? There's a misunderstanding that emotions are bad, but Jesus felt emotion too! Learn to stop faking happy while facing your emotions.

Why We Should All Stop Faking Happy

I used to fake happy in order to push away the scary, hard, hurtful emotions. When I was happy, I was happy. And when I was broken and confused and…

The battle against perfectionism cannot be won alone. Nothing you or I do will ever conquer the beast. And that is why we must learn heavily into Jesus, relying on His truth to win the battle for us. Here are five perfectionism-crushing verses that I run to when my energy is running dry. Don't fight alone, dear soul. Cling to these biblical truths!

5 Verses to Crush Perfection

Nothing we do will ever end perfectionism. It’s simple, really. We try and try in our human efforts to battle against the enemy of perfection, yet it continues to rear…

A Letter for the Sad

Dear sad soul, First of all, I want to say that it is okay. It is okay to be sad, to be hurt, to feel that dark cloud. It’s all…

How I Learned to be a Mary

I recently read the story in Luke 10:38-42 about Martha and her sister, Mary. It’s a short story, only a few verses, but it spoke deep into my heart. Deep…

Change happens to all of us. But that doesn't mean it comes naturally! Read here for 4 tips to help you through change and a story about choosing joy.

4 Practices to Help You Through Change

There’s this thing that must happen when God flips your world upside down and changes everything in a matter of a few days. You must learn to love change. You…

Do you struggle to accept change or to believe that it is good? I get that, I do. But I believe that God works through change. He provides truths to crowd out the discomfort. Read here for 10 of those truths & take comfort in the fact that change truly is okay.

10 Reasons to Believe that Change is Actually Good

Apparently I experienced four of the five biggest life changes in a matter of one month. My husband and I were sitting around a big dinner table with a friend – munching…

We rush, we plan, we sweat - and what for? God is in the business of true community & we are called to be too! Read here for the thing that jolted me to breathe again.

What Jolted Me to Truly Breathe Again

Pots were sizzling, onions were being cut, and the table was being set – all in a hurry. Our friends were about to arrive any minute and I had wet hair,…