What's this book about? In her book Battle Ready, Kelly Balarie encourages us to move forward into a life of victory as we learn to let go of our doubts and fears by overcoming the challenges we face. Kelly invites readers to change their thought patterns with a 12-step scriptural plan. This biblically … Continue reading Seeing the Entire Picture–my book review of Battle Ready
What's the first thought that enters your mind when you think of love? Is it the way you feel towards your family and friends? What about romance—perhaps an intimate embrace from your spouse is what comes to mind? Or maybe you think about the person who selflessly gave up their time to comfort you when you needed … Continue reading The Fruit of Love—Unselfishly Willing
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 … Continue reading The Power Of A Selflessly Devoted Heart
What does remembering have to do with joy? Last year I shared a story about having to pick up my husband's socks off of the bathroom floor. I wasn't happy about my situation. I whined. And I complained about it. Eventually my ungrateful attitude started altering my outlook on things. Instead of being thankful for … Continue reading Choosing To Remember God’s Goodness
Have you been tempted to lose your patience with a difficult person?