When We Don’t Know What To Do

Lately, God has been teaching me to keep my eyes on him.   Last week I was snuggled up in my favorite rocking chair watching television with my daughter when my head suddenly felt strange, and I became a little dizzy. Hoping to relieve my symptoms, I sat up and leaned forward. But instead of finding … Continue reading When We Don’t Know What To Do

Cultivating a peace-filled heart in the midst of a stressful holiday season. How to stay joyful and thankful despite our circumstances.

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.

What is Love?

A Petals of Wisdom Devotion by Susan B. Mead The Bible tells us in 1 John 4:8 that God is love, yet many still wonder about—and wander from—His perfect love. Even though I grew up in a Christian home, I wondered and wandered too. So I share a story of God's perfect love for one … Continue reading What is Love?