When Bravery is Gone and You Just Want to Hide

When my spirit grows faint within me, it is you who watch over my way. – Psalm 142:3 NIV I didn’t want to get up. It was eleven in the morning. The blinds were closed, the curtains drawn, and I was buried in the folds of my bed. Sunlight snuck in beneath the curtains and played […]

Tempest in a Teapot

Your beauty should not come from outward adornment. Instead, it should be that of your inner self, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is of great worth in God’s sight.  1 Peter 3:3-4 NIV Tempers. They can get the best of us sometimes, can’t they? Have you ever had a situation […]

What’s New? 4 Words to Remember When Starting New

In the beginning, God … Genesis 1:1 ESV Are you starting something new? Maybe it’s a marriage, motherhood, a new job, or a new goal. Maybe a loss has you starting new. Or maybe new changes in your health or a relationship have forced you to take on a new perspective or action. Maybe new […]

Rock and Roll

“But one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead.”  Philippians 3:13 ESV     What’s weighing you down? Is it your past? Is it a struggle you have right now? Is it the uncertainty of tomorrow? What has your heart heavy with a burden that the joy of […]