As a society, we long for the miraculous, heartfelt, life-changing stories found every week on the Hallmark Channel. But the truth is, life is often hard, and at times, complex, messy, and seemingly hopeless.
Christmas is marketed as the most joyful time of the year! But it’s also a time when you might feel extra lonely or may be grieving the loss of a loved one
Thanksgiving is over and Christmas is just around the corner. Some of you gathered around a long table with a large family this past week, while others shared an intimate meal with a few. It’s that time of the year where we will travel, gather, and, in the coming weeks, will be surrounded by more and more people.
We get to be generous with our encouragement to those around us because we serve a truly generous God.
There’s a chill in the air, and soon enough, we’ll be driving past twinkling houses. Some of
us will be sipping on hot chocolate while others will enjoy a glass of eggnog, but most
importantly, we’ll be thinking of ways to enjoy the season with our friends and families
without spending too much money or traveling too far.
Through a simple social media post, Josh reminds me to have a heart of gratitude, whether it be for big stuff or little stuff.
Nothing turns us into bitter and unhappy people more quickly than an ungrateful heart. That’s why I am excited to be taking us on a 10-day journey towards thankfulness as we prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving.
Every morning, I review a couple verses of the Bible in my head that have been big for me the last few years. They put everything in perspective for the day ahead, so I thought I’d share them with you.
Approximately half of all women younger than 50 – and one-third of women over 50 – often don’t know they have a hidden health danger.
So often we cry out wondering why God would let us endure such pain – without realizing we are the ones with hair in our hands.