Prayer; an essential of Christianity and following Jesus. I have opened up to my readers extensively about some of my daily struggles in my walk, and an active prayer life can sometimes be one of those struggles. I go through spurts. I'll have a solid week of consistent prayer - in the morning when I… Continue reading talking with my Father
*cue Julie Andrew's singing voice* as you read the title of this entry. As promised, I'd love to share some of my favorite resources that have become helpful in my Bible studying as I try to dive deeper into the Word. I'm going to list a few different categories with resources and tips - Bible… Continue reading a few of my favorite things
When I sat down to write my post for the New Year, I thought I knew exactly what I wanted to say. I had an "awesome" list of resolutions for myself and my walk with Jesus. I had three main resolutions and all these different parts for each one. Then, a couple of days after… Continue reading New Year, Same Jesus.
Okay, I'm going to be super real with you all and paint you a picture about where I've personally been the past month: If my relationship with Jesus and my walk in faith was a destination on a map, I would currently be driving the 'struggle bus' trying to reach that stop. Now, let me… Continue reading Struggle Bus.
You know in "The Princess Bride" (I'm just going off of my hope that you have all seen that movie, and if you haven't...inconceivable!) when Westley and Buttercup are in that crazy forest and Buttercup steps into sinking sand? She immediately sinks and disappears. Sinking sand can sometimes be fast, or it can be a… Continue reading Sinking Sand
"In their hearts humans plan their course, but the Lord establishes their steps." - Proverbs 16:9 Throughout my relationship with my husband, Justin, I've always been asked how we met. Our story isn't a crazy or super cool one, but I love our story. I love our story because when I tell it I can… Continue reading Establishing My Steps
When we were kids and the month of October rolled around, there was always some excitement in the air. We knew at the end of the month we'd be putting on costumes and running around town with our friends to consume as much candy as possible. October was fun; fall beginning, Halloween, countdown to the… Continue reading Like the Jewel You Are