Edit Your Journal. Edit Your Life.

Edit Your Journal. Edit Your Life.

Editing My Journal Today I decided to give an old devotional journal new life by removing the twenty pages at the beginning that were preventing me from using it as my next journal. This particular journal I want to reuse held some thoughts and prayers from a time...

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Jesus Is Holding Your Right Hand

Jesus Is Holding Your Right Hand

Fighting for Your Portion in Life Let’s say that you attend a birthday party with 50 people, but one teeny tiny cake. Your portion of the cake (if you get any) will be pretty small, right? Even if you jump the line or jockey for position, you are probably in for a...

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Praising God in the Dark Hallways of Life

Praising God in the Dark Hallways of Life

Doors and Windows At some point in your life you have had a proverbial door slam shut in your face. Maybe it was a promotion you thought would be yours…that wasn’t, or an adoption that fell through in the eleventh hour, or betrayal in a close relationship that...

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Follow Jesus and Trust Like a Duck

Follow Jesus and Trust Like a Duck

Contingency plans. Everyone has them. No one wants to use them. Depending on your personality you either take great care in creating yours, or your contingency plan consists of an “I’ll just wing it when I get there” attitude. Either way, we all make plans. My good...

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Reflecting the Light of Jesus

Reflecting the Light of Jesus

The Glory of the Lord Have you ever thought about why Moses hid his face from the people after it glowed from talking face to face with God? How amazing it must have been to see Moses’s face reflecting the glory of the Lord! A conversation might have gone like this in...

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Forgive, Then Keep Forgiving

Forgive, Then Keep Forgiving

Forgiveness, it’s not an easy topic. Usually, we want to take the high road and be a person who forgives. But when it comes down to making the choice to forgive, we’d rather take the off roads, back roads, and detours around the actual process of forgiveness. Why is...

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Grace and Forgiveness: Erasing the Whiteboard

Grace and Forgiveness: Erasing the Whiteboard

What does erasing a whiteboard have to do with grace and forgiveness? Find out as you read a sneak peek of my juvenile fiction novella. What you need to know before reading... It's a work in progress, so I'll need some grace. 🙂 But as I was editing this week, I felt...

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Training in God’s Grace

Training in God’s Grace

We often use grace and mercy interchangeably, but they are two different things. We need them both. Thankfully, Jesus extends both to us, freely. The Difference Between Grace and Mercy I attended a Lifeway women’s conference this past weekend where I heard eight...

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Take Care to Hear the Word of God

Take Care to Hear the Word of God

Do we recognize how blessed we are to be Christians in this age? We have the privilege of constant access to the word of God! Even more, for many in the Western world, we can hear, read, and study His word any time we choose. That is a treasure to cherish! Back in the...

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