Spiritual Growth

When Your Bible Study is on Life Support | How to Fall Back in Love With the Bible

I called this post “When Your Bible Study is on Life Support” but honestly there have been times (more than I'd like to admit) when my Bible study was just plain non-existent. It didn't come in for oxygen and a IV drip - it flat out coded on the table. Untouched except for Sunday mornings… Continue reading When Your Bible Study is on Life Support | How to Fall Back in Love With the Bible

Spiritual Growth

5 Ways to Prepare Your Heart for Easter {with Reading Calendar}

If you are anything like me, it's easy to get caught up in the rush of obligations around holidays. I'm already trying to formulate our plan for Easter morning as we head to church and then juggle time with our families. But this year, I want it to be different. I want to focus on… Continue reading 5 Ways to Prepare Your Heart for Easter {with Reading Calendar}

Spiritual Growth, The Spiritual Discipline of Journaling

Girl, Jesus is Better

If I’m honest, it’s been a rough week for me. I’ve felt swallowed up by my feelings. And the worst part is - it felt good. It felt good to be angry, it felt good being “justified” in my emotions. Sometimes the hard part isn’t getting out of the pit. Sometimes the hard part is… Continue reading Girl, Jesus is Better

Spiritual Growth

How to Wrestle Well | Asking the Hard Questions

I am so incredibly glad I didn't commit to reading the Bible through in a year. If that had been my resolution, failure would fall pretty hard right now. I'm not just chapters behind, I'm books. As in plural. As in way behind. But I didn't commit to reading the Bible through in a year.… Continue reading How to Wrestle Well | Asking the Hard Questions

Journaling, Spiritual Growth

Why the Story of Abraham & Issac Isn’t a Barbaric Tale: It’s the Story of Mercy & Freedom

I still remember my mom reading me The Tale of Three Trees. It’s a children’s story about three trees who all had very different dreams. One wanted to hold treasure, the other dreamed of sailing with kings, and the last wanted to be the tallest tree in the forest. As the story continued, I remember… Continue reading Why the Story of Abraham & Issac Isn’t a Barbaric Tale: It’s the Story of Mercy & Freedom

Journaling, Spiritual Growth

Journaling Bible Giveaway!

Not too long ago my journal pages were filled with questions. I was at a point in my life where I seemed to have every dream fulfilled. I had a husband who loved me, one I prayed so long for. I had a precocious little boy, a child I had prayed so long for. I… Continue reading Journaling Bible Giveaway!