“I’m so sorry to hear that; I’ll keep you in my prayers” “Of course I understand how difficult that is, I’ll be praying for you and your family.” Though impossible to tabulate, I would love to know the statistics on how many people follow up with prayer for the concerns of their family and friends. … Continue reading Pray For Me? How To Love Others Through Prayer
So, juicy little secret about me. I love yoga. Not the intense kind of yoga that breaks me out in a violent sweat, but relaxing yoga. More like sophisticated stretching. It’s one of my favorite parts in my morning routine. Most days I’m up shortly after 5 AM, when I enjoy the quietness of the… Continue reading Affirmations….Self Help or Jesus Help?
Lately the devil has been trying his hardest to get a foothold in my mind. He knows that’s where I struggle and battle, and he knows that if he can plant just a little seed of anxiety or doubt, that it’s pretty certain to bloom into something that will tear me down. And he’s got… Continue reading My Resting Place: Encouragement from Ancient Hymns
“Are you almost done? About ready to just sit down?” My husband asks me this question frequently, wondering when I’ll sit down for another episode of Big Bang Theory with him. You see, my brain clicks away at a dangerously fast pace, running through scenarios, projects, and things that need to be done, as well… Continue reading Just Stop and Relax: When Good Habits Get In The Way
Challenges seem to be a trend in our culture. Lately I’ve been seeing a lot of #drop_your_(car,truck, significant other, age)_challenge. Those pictures have been flooding social media! Hallie several years ago told me that she was out to conquer the 3 AM challenge, which, as you might guess, involves staying up until 3 AM. She… Continue reading #5Days5Cs: A New Kind of Challenge