I stared at the grocery store shelf, hearing the nagging voice of my inner critic. Pick the most economical. After studying the price tags, I started to grab the jar with the lowest price per ounce. You should choose one with lower calories. I examined the nutrition labels and hesitantly placed my hand on a… Continue reading When Being Perfect Isn’t Perfect, A Guest Post by Barb Fox
Most resolutions fail because they focus on changing one’s behavior, on cleaning the outside of the cup, without dealing with the root of our actions. True and lasting change goes much deeper, to what drives everything else—our good habits and bad, our acts of love and sin, and our fears and our faith. God revealed… Continue reading Resolutions That Will Transform 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
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?
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