Waiting With Purpose

Waiting With Purpose

We’re all waiting on something. Waiting can be frustrating, challenging, and overwhelming. Check out this post for encouragement about waiting with purpose.

Grace Changes Everything

Grace Changes Everything

Seeking God. Faith. Prayer. I’ve listened, prayed, and searched… then I came to realize something… grace changes everything.

Why Do We Need Friends? Are They Really Important?

Why Do We Need Friends? Are They Really Important?

Happy Friday friends! Am I ever excited to introduce today’s post to you. When Carla approached me to do a guest post, I had no idea that her post would bless and inspire me in the way that it did. Relationships are a challenge for me and it takes a lot of effort to break out of my comfort zone in order to connect with others. Carla’s post resonated with me and I pray that it will bless you too. So without further ado, here’s Carla from At The Crossroads.

Amazing Things Happen When You Heed the Interruptions

Amazing Things Happen When You Heed the Interruptions

I sat in front of my laptop, thoroughly enjoying this moment. From 8-915 every night, I write and work on blog-related tasks. On this particular night, my oldest daughter asked if she could come and read on my bed while I worked. I hesitated. This is my time. I spend...
A Love So True and Dear

A Love So True and Dear

Lately, I’ve felt muddled and bogged down. I’ve been praying for clarity on several things in my life and have felt overwhelmed with confusion. It’s times like this that I dive into the Psalms. I’m always stunned and enchanted by the way David...
Five Strategies for Effective Bible Study

Five Strategies for Effective Bible Study

I don’t know about you, but sometimes I get overwhelmed when it comes to Bible study. I bombard myself with questions like: “What do I study? How do I study? Which study tools should I use?” Today I would like to welcome one of my dear blogging...
5 Easy Ways to Build Faith With Your Children

5 Easy Ways to Build Faith With Your Children

Today I have a special treat for you. Aimee is a lovely blogging friend. The posts on her blog, A Work of Grace, often empower and motivate me to dive deeper into my relationship with God. I’m excited that she’s here today to share how she incorporates her...
Love Notes

Love Notes

Anyone who has ever been in love is familiar with love notes. Do you remember those times when you wrote messages of adoration? Do you remember receiving love notes… what they did for you, and what they did for your heart and for your relationship? Just last...
What’s Your Story?

What’s Your Story?

“I noticed a disheveled looking man across the street, standing with his bicycle. He was holding something in his hands, and he was yelling nonsensical stuff at nothing in particular. I did what I always do when confronted with situations like this… I kept on...
I Can’t Forgive Her

I Can’t Forgive Her

He forgave me. God forgave me. At times the knowledge of this is completely overwhelming. He… the almighty… the most powerful… the most amazing and glorious God, has forgiven ME. I know that as a Christian, I am also called to forgive. Sometimes this...
When You Stop Breathing, You Die

When You Stop Breathing, You Die

I wasn’t going to publish a post today. However, a recent conversation that I had with my 6-year-old has been echoing in my head. I just can’t shake it. I thought I would take a moment to share it here with you. “Mom, I’m scared about my...
Socks Don’t Have To Match

Socks Don’t Have To Match

Today, I’m so pleased to introduce you to my dear friend Robin from Robin Kramer Writes. Robin and I share so much in common that we often joke that we are cross-border twins even though we’re born years apart (myself being the older of the two of us)....
How to Give God All the Control

How to Give God All the Control

How do we give God control? It’s a challenge many Christians face. Here are some tips to help you grow in this area of your spiritual walk.

Why Is Prayer so Challenging?

Why Is Prayer so Challenging?

I struggle with prayer. What should I do? How should I do it? Do you struggle too? Today is your opportunity to make it a priority.

I’m All In

I’m All In

I love God. He has taken my life and has blessed it. He has healed me. He has lifted me up. He has helped me overcome. I love Him for this. He is amazing. However, I recently realized that I don’t want Him to ask me for too much. I realized that I have several...
Everything We Need

Everything We Need

This weekend, the talented Steve Bell performed at our church. During the praise and worship part of our services he sang the song, Everything We Need. I’ve heard this song before but my spirit was stirred when he sang it. Such simple lyrics, eight lines, yet it...
Grace Finds Hope: When God Speaks, We Listen

Grace Finds Hope: When God Speaks, We Listen

I sat in anticipation of the worship service. Jon Bauer, a fellow Albertan and established singer and songwriter would be performing for our church today. The worship service began. It was glorious. It was exciting. It was amazing. Then Jon Bauer began to talk about...
A Gentle and Quiet Spirit

A Gentle and Quiet Spirit

“Don’t be concerned about the outward beauty of fancy hairstyles, expensive jewelry, or beautiful clothes. You should clothe yourselves instead with the beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit” (1 Peter 3-4). Today I am joining Susannah, from Simple...
Blind In Life

Blind In Life

Last week I shared that I’m embarking on a new journey in life. After going through a period of utter and complete darkness, I am seeing and experiencing life with new eyes. I look back on the choices that I’ve made, the plans that I had, the things that I...
I Heard God

I Heard God

This posting is about answered prayer. To me… a miracle. God listens and God answers. I have the proof, here in this posting. Sometimes I get caught in a rut. I get frustrated and say, “God, do you hear me? Can you hear my cries? Can you hear my...