Intentional growth

This Moment Is Your Life

I live in my head too much. I get lost in worrying about tomorrow, regretting the past, and the fantasy of wants and wishes: so much so that I easily miss what’s in front of me. Life happens in the moments, and I too often miss them. Worrying about tomorrow is easy. It’s almost natural… Continue reading This Moment Is Your Life

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Intentional growth

Why Do I Struggle Reading My Bible Consistently?

I begrudgingly pulled out my Bible, to read and study, not because I wanted to, but because I felt as if I had to. Ever feel that way? I did. But my eagerness to read it consistently has grown tremendously in recent years, which had me analyzing why. I grew up wanting to become many things… Continue reading Why Do I Struggle Reading My Bible Consistently?

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Bible studies, Intentional growth

Check out our Bible Reading Plan, 30 Days of Emotional Health

From the Emotional Health Bible Reading Plan, written by Kristen Terrette During the financial crisis in the late 2000s, my husband and I couldn’t keep up with the house payments on our upside-down mortgage and we barely had money for groceries. After much prayer, we felt God asking us to let go of the material… Continue reading Check out our Bible Reading Plan, 30 Days of Emotional Health

Faith, Grace, Heart Issues, Intentional growth

Battling Shame with Paper and Pen

I knew it wasn’t right, but I did it anyway. I knew what others would say and what they would think, but I did it anyway.  I had an affair with a married man.  I was that woman. The homewrecker. The woman looked upon with shame and disgust. I was the woman who ruined your… Continue reading Battling Shame with Paper and Pen

Intentional growth, Loving Others

What Can I Do When I Feel Helpless?

Confusion keeps stalking me. Between Covid-19 fears, election frenzy, conspiracy theories, and disrespect on all levels, I’m continually faced with contradictory messages. My mind goes back and forth on what I believe about some issues. It’s overwhelming. I don’t know who to listen to or trust. Experts on both sides give us conflicting information. As… Continue reading What Can I Do When I Feel Helpless?