God has graced each one of us with unmistakable dreams, desires and plans for our lives. He has interlaced those dreams with talents, blessings and spheres of influence unique to each and every one of us. While God is totally in control, work and discipline on our part are still necessary to see our dreams[Read More…]
Looking back over your past resolutions, how many were actually accomplished? Here’s how to make your New Year’s Resolutions stick and set godly goals for for the new year.
Hardly Pinterest-worthy is the picture below. In my meager attempts to live a shiny, compartmentalized, ‘I’ve got it under control’ kind of life, I sometimes forget what’s most important. As I made stovetop potpourri, God reminded me I should care care less about how I am perceived and more about how He is received. This[Read More…]
Our women’s ministry at church had an event that included Christmas cookies, a hot cocoa bar and also some craft projects. Guess who volunteered to be in charge of said crafts!? Every lady had the option to make a JOY wreath and customize it with various decor including berries, glitter feathers, snowflakes and polka dots! The[Read More…]
As I turn a sharp corner from the tasks of Thanksgiving, I’m met head-on by another rapidly growing to-do list. My focus on Christmas cards, gift ideas, decorations, and teacher gifts so easily clouds my intention to focus on Christ this holiday season. Why do I struggle most with finding time to spend with God during the[Read More…]
As a young girl from southeast Texas, I knew the art of sitting on a porch swing with sweet tea. I would talk with my grandfather…or sometimes just sit, watching the birds at the feeder. I can still feel the cool breeze on my cheeks. Most of the time I just enjoyed his presence in[Read More…]