Gardening Your Heart

Gardening Your Heart By Kaitlin Garrison "Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it." Proverbs 4:23 [NIV] I don’t know about you, but for most of my life, I’ve equated guarding my heart with building a thick, unbreakable cement wall around it. The phrase ‘guard your heart’ was always presented … Continue reading Gardening Your Heart

4 Things to Remember When God Says No

I prayed and I prayed, but I had no peace about moving forward. It was as if God was saying no....

Cultivating a heart that's willing to learn from mistakes & failures. Seeking God for wisdom and strength to grow from your shortcomings.

Learning to Ingest Every Lesson

    I once asked a friend this question: What is the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the phrase Ingest every lesson? She laughed and said, “Heartburn.” Although my friend was only kidding, she was onto something. When we ingest something, we take it in and absorb all it has to offer. … Continue reading Learning to Ingest Every Lesson

Learning to keep our focus on Jesus instead of our imperfections. Three ways to help us overcome the desire to be perfect.

When You’re Obsessed With Your Imperfections

        Don't you love it when God uses children to speak to you? I remember a time when I subbed for a girls’ small group at church. Creativity was the topic on this particular Sunday. In the lesson, we were asked to discuss the ways God had designed each of us to … Continue reading When You’re Obsessed With Your Imperfections

Lord Jesus help me cause I’m about to lose it!

Have you ever noticed that when you start a bible study, you begin to struggle in the exact areas the study is supposed to be helping you with? It never fails. Every time I start a bible study, the enemy starts throwing his darts, attacking the very areas in my life I’m trying to improve. … Continue reading Lord Jesus help me cause I’m about to lose it!