Jealousy. Envy. Competition. We can sometimes get so caught up in comparing ourselves to others, that we find it difficult to celebrate their successes. If someone else experiences a joy (or even a sorrow) that overshadows ours, we find ourselves upset that their joy (or pain) seems more ... Read More about Rejoicing with Others: Lessons from Elizabeth
I've never done this before, simply because I keep the prices on my books so low already that it's just not practical to do so. I want everyone to be able to afford to at least download the Kindle version of my books so they can grow their faith, so I keep the prices low. But I also have many ... Read More about The Black Friday Sale!
I have never put a Christmas tree up before Thanksgiving; I always felt it would be paramount to declaring "I just want to enjoy the season without taking the time to give thanks." But not this year. This year I threw out all my preconceived ideas about the sanctity of a man-made holiday and ... Read More about 3 Reasons to Give Thanks in Hard Seasons
In a culture that has grown increasingly busy and hustle-driven, we have recently learned there are some things we can do without. We can do without constant entertainment, shopping, and eating out. We may not like it, but we can live without it. In fact, most of the women I have talked to tell ... Read More about The One Thing We Can’t Afford to Neglect
"Then he got into the boat and his disciples followed him. Without warning, a furious storm came up on the lake, so that the waves swept over the boat. But Jesus was sleeping. The disciples went and woke him saying, 'Lord, save us! We're going to drown!'He replied, 'You of little faith, why are you ... Read More about Trusting Jesus in the Storm