Shout for joy in the Lord, O you righteous! Praise befits the upright. Psalm 33:1 Reading this verse this morning in my quiet time, one word in particular stood out to me and it’s probably not the word you’d expect. The little two-letter word nestled away between the other words that seem the most obvious … More How to “Shout for joy” When You Really Just Feel Like Screaming
I’ve been traveling to Nashville, TN almost annually for about 5 years now, but when I go, it’s always for the LifeWay Women’s Leadership Forum in November and I hardly have any down time to explore. Recently, I’ve had a few friends move there (Which is apparently THE thing to do right now. And no, … More N A S H V I L L E , T N
If you clicked on this with an excited hopefulness that I’ll be offering an easy, doable, 3 Step “How-to” on new years resolutions, sorry to disappoint. I’m actually really bad at resolutions. My personality is all or nothing and I also tend to go big or go home, which is basically a set-up for mental … More How To Keep Your New Years Resolutions
“And the twelve summoned the full number of the disciples and said, “It is not right that we should give up preaching the word of God to serve tables. Therefore, brothers, pick out from among you seven men of good repute, full of the Spirit and of wisdom, whom we will appoint to this duty. But we will devote ourselves … More F O C U S
Recently, the Lord has been impressing on my heart the way that we try to hide our heartaches and failures to prevent other people from thinking that because we are flawed or a particular area of our life seems to be falling apart, we somehow don’t love Jesus enough or have as much faith as … More Stop hiding your brokenness.
As many times as I’ve watched it happen, it still always comes as a shock. When friendships that are a piece of our foundation in life fizzle out in the ugliest of ways. Or even silently, subtly sneaking their way into the back of our minds and almost completely out of our hearts without even … More When Friends Aren’t Friends Anymore