We all know that, as Christians, we will be challenged in our faith. Sometimes the challenge comes in the form of temptation. The enemy knows exactly when to target us--when we're at our weakest. And he knows precisely what tempts us most. Often, the challenge comes when the world's way ... Read More about 3 Ways to Stand Firm in Your Faith
Many of you tell me that you struggle to find the time to spend with God. I get it. When I was a young mom with kids, a job, church responsibilities, and little time for myself, I struggled, too. I wanted to grow my faith, but the time seemed to get away from me no matter how hard I tried. The ... Read More about Finding Time for God | Free Printable Devotion
My Grandpa George used to call me a little mess maker. I wasn't allowed to help Grandma Nelle in the kitchen because I couldn't do anything without making a huge mess. Honestly, that hasn't changed much. I'm still pretty much a disaster in the kitchen, mainly because I hate to cook. So, I do ... Read More about Tuning Out the Noise and Tuning into God
On a recent visit to Sam's I picked up a bag of clementines, a box of kiwi, and a container of grapes. I've been trying to eliminate processed food and eat more natural food (as my friend Michelle says, "the way God made it"). Each night I've been preparing a bowl of fruit for us to enjoy as ... Read More about What Does It Really Mean to Bear Good Fruit?
A succession of pecan trees lines the road to our homeplace. They have stood at least a century and now are stooped with age, losing life and limb with every storm-force gale of the season. They once bore much fruit--so much we would put down tarps to catch the treasures falling in the autumn ... Read More about The Promise of Pruning