encouragement

Straight Talk

I can look back and see that I’ve opened my mouth on many occasions to “help” and it backfired big time. Learning to examine my heart before speaking is a lesson God continues to work on with me.

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Standing on the Promises

God is not limited. He can do the impossible. I’m so grateful for God’s promises in his Word. I can go to these promises and read them again, knowing that the One who has promised will be faithful to fulfill his word.

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Water the Flowers

I love flowers. The colors. The shapes. The extravagant beauty. There is something about blooming flowers that puts me in a good mood.

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Power to Accomplish

I’m an idea girl. I get these ideas in my head – some small and easy to accomplish, and some very grandiose and complex. Some of these ideas are self-generated and some are, I believe, prompted by God and my faith. The ones I think up on my own usually have to do with renovating the house, or a new diet or exercise regimen. I make a plan and then

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What Do I Know?

Do you ever feel like you’re messing up a lot and wonder how Jesus could love someone like that? Well that’s where I am this week.  Nothing earth-shattering but the negative conversations going on in my mind have gotten the best of me. I’m frustrated that I let myself listen to those words in my head that tell me I’ll never measure up. I’ll never be enough. I’ll never get

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Better Together

Hi Friends! I have some ideas to share with you. God has been very real to me lately as I have spent additional time praying for wisdom in how I could best serve Him through this blog. I plan to keep posting stories from my journey and how grateful I am for all I’m learning about myself and about God. I also want to begin providing resources for you to

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Order Out Of Chaos

My husband can always tell when I’m cleaning out a closet. The bed or table is covered with miscellaneous items, in stacks that only I can understand.  My plan is to create order out of chaos scattered about.  I always tell him “it has to get worse before it gets better”. You see, the closet is the place where all sorts of items go when I don’t have time to

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