Category Archives: Encouragement

The Power Of A Selflessly Devoted Heart

  It was a grueling season of slamming doors, elevated voices, and hot, sticky tears. One morning, after another long and heated discussion with my husband, I was exasperated by our inability to come to a resolution. I was confused. I was tired. And I was frustrated. What I really needed was the listening ear of a friend. But who

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When You’re Subjected to Hardship

Has God ever sent someone to comfort you when you needed it most?

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Tempted To Run

Have you ever had one of those days? You know, those days when everything you touch crumbles? I recently had one of those days. The day didn’t start off bad. I woke up feeling refreshed and determined to have a productive day. I was going to spend some time in the word, exercise, clean my house, do a little writing,

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What If They Think I’m A Weakling?

    Sometimes, I feel like a two-year old… When my children were little they each went through a phase when they wanted to do everything by themselves. They thought they were big enough to handle it without mama’s help. “I do it!” they would say. And if I didn’t allow them do it by themselves, there was usually a

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A Gentle Reprimand

“A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.“ Proverbs 15:1 NIV   I remember her words like it was yesterday. “I don’t mean to interrupt you, but the correct answer is _________.” At first my young friend’s words caught me off guard. Was she trying to put me in my place I wondered? I thought

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