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11 scriptures to chase away your worries

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11 scriptures to chase away your worries

 We fear the unknown, and we think somehow our anxieties will hold those proverbial monsters at bay, as if worrying hard enough will make us stronger—as if we, not God, are in control. But the Bible offers a way out when anxiety threatens.

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A Challenge of Why: Godly Whispers

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A Challenge of Why: Godly Whispers

God’s “why” is extremely clear, but for you and me, we must silence the noise and turn up God. As we have placed your faith in Jesus, our “why” is deeply rooted in our heart. May we have the encouragement to pursue God and let that “why” float to the surface. A blog on discovering and prioritizing our reasons for serving and loving the Lord.

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Five ways to embrace gratitude when you feel burned out

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Five ways to embrace gratitude when you feel burned out

I don’t know about you, but as much as I love Christmas, sometimes I’d really love the chance to enjoy the autumn aspect of late October and November on its own.

Do you know what I mean? You go into the store thinking “cinnamon and Thanksgiving” and come out with a head full of Christmas carols, a cart full of snowmen and tinsel, and that nagging feeling you’re way behind on your Christmas shopping, but November hasn’t even started yet? 

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Finding God in the quiet of autumn

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Finding God in the quiet of autumn

Late summer and early fall are crazy seasons in my life. I have preteen children, so our house is a whir of activity: back-to-school prep, then gearing up for the new schedule, getting our brains and bodies adjusted to the onslaught of homework and the crunch of a tight daily routine, both for the kids and the parents.

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God Gives Us The Skills We Need—Even with the Alarm Clock

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God Gives Us The Skills We Need—Even with the Alarm Clock

I don’t know about you, but my kids are on summer break, and I’m really getting used to waking up at seven or eight for work instead of six a.m. Not everyone is a morning person, after all. I’m not—I like to say becoming a parent forced me to pretend I am, but left to my own devices, I’d probably roll out of bed at ten each day.

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