Category Archives: Encouragement

Three Ways to Have a Peace-filled Holiday Season

Do the holidays stress you out?

Maybe you feel pressured to decorate your home so that it looks Pinterest worthy or perhaps you’re worried you’ll over salt the potatoes, ruining them like I did the year my in-laws visited for Thanksgiving.

The holidays are wonderful, but they can also be overwhelming. All of the additional planning, spending, and commitments fill many of us with dread, causing us to put an unnecessary amount of pressure on ourselves. Instead of enjoying this time of year, we stress, worry, and fret over all there is to do.

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Faith or Fear? An Interview with Author Vanessa Myers and a Giveaway

    Hello friends, I am thrilled to introduce you to my friend, Vanessa Myers. Vanessa and I met a few years ago at She Speaks, a conference for writers, speakers and ministry leaders. It was there while sitting next to each other at a table in a room full of women with a passion for telling others about Jesus that

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When You’re Not Motivated To Praise

  What motivates you to praise the Lord? Is it an answered prayer? What about when everything works out the way you hoped it would? What if everything isn’t going well? It’s easier to shout for joy when things are good. But, if my circumstances are less than desirable, I struggle to lift my voice in praise to the Lord. Maybe

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What To Do When Your Trip Turns into a Fiasco

Have you ever noticed that no matter how much planning you do to ensure your holiday goes off without a hitch,  something always manages to go wrong? Either I forget to pack something, I lose something on our trip, or the weather is gloomy every day while we’re visiting our destination.

What do we do when our trip turns into a fiasco? Who do we turn to?

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25 Bible Verses for When You Feel Like You Can’t Do Anything Right

  There are times when I feel like I can’t do anything right. Everything I touch crumbles, and it appears I’m incapable of getting it together. Mistakes, mishaps, and misses seem to be all I can muster up. Maybe you’ve experienced periods like this too? Whenever I find my self in a mistake-making-rut, feelings of worthlessness invade my thoughts and

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