Where Can You Find Peace in the Middle of the Storm?
May 28, 2019
Inside: Are you living in the middle of unresolved circumstances? Has life thrown you a curve ball? Where can you find peace in the middle of the storm? Photo by Luke Jurgella on Unsplash “Mind blown!” I penned in my journal. Profound, right? I wrote other equally insightful thoughts this spring: “Here I sit, totally confused.” “What is… read more »
How to Confess Your Sins to the Lord: It’s the New You!
February 19, 2019
Inside: Do you want to grow closer to Jesus and have a right heart toward him and others? Learn how to confess your sins to the Lord by praying through Psalm 51. Photo by Artem Kovalev on Unsplash It’s no secret that I had writer’s block this winter. I rationalized that so much was going on: The holidays… read more »
Why You Can Be Brave: It’s the New You!
February 5, 2019
Inside: Do you feel like you can’t be brave because you have no idea what to do or where your strength will come from? How are you to be strong when you feel like turning off the alarm and pulling the covers over your head? Find encouragement so you can face the day with courage! Photo… read more »
Reflect on Last Year and Look Ahead to the New Year
January 1, 2019
Inside: Are you feeling sentimental or excited for the New Year? Take a healthy, reflective approach as you invite God into your plans for the year ahead. You’ll even establish personal prayers for the New Year! Bonuses: A prayer for the New Year, and an opportunity to invite God into your weight loss and fitness journey. This… read more »
Jesus Turns Water into Wine: When You Need to Know What God Can Do
October 22, 2018
Inside: Do you need to know that God can make something good out of the bad? If Jesus turns water into wine, what does that mean for us? Photo by Martin Fennema on Unsplash I am about to head into something very hard, and while I should be excited, I feel anxiety and fear. A friend reminded me… read more »
Fear of the Future: Calm Your Fear by Living in the Present
October 8, 2018
Inside: Do you experience fear of the future? Don’t let fear paralyze you! 3 ways to live in the present so you can calm your fear. Photo by Daniel Weiss on Unsplash Last Sunday, I celebrated the 11-year-old’s first communion, then zipped to a bridal shower of a young, godly woman. Before the afternoon was over, a loved… read more »
Fear of Failure: How to Overcome It!
September 24, 2018
Inside: Fear of failure can stop you from starting what you were intended to do! God has a word for you! Look inside for 3 strategies for overcoming your fears! Photo by Andreas Fidler on Unsplash Who here has ever not started something because you were afraid it might not work out, you might not know how to do… read more »
Are You Afraid of Change? 3 Important Reminders from God
September 10, 2018
Inside: Are you afraid of change? If it feels like the earth is shifting under your feet, remind yourself of these three principles and let God help you conquer your fear. Photo by Josh Hild on Unsplash There’s an old joke that goes like this: “How many Lutherans does it take to change a light bulb?” . …. read more »
Do Not Be Afraid: Can God Help Me to Not Be Afraid?
August 27, 2018
Inside: Even though God says, “Do not be afraid,” do you feel afraid more often than you care to admit? Can God help you to not be afraid? How I know God cares about you and wants you to not be afraid. Includes 8 Bible verses and a prayer for when you feel afraid. Photo… read more »
Does What You Think Matter? A Guilt-Free Look at Positive Thinking
July 16, 2018
Inside: What you think matters! What is the soundtrack in your mind? 3 strategies to change your mind’s playlist from negative and cynical to positive and godly. This post contains affiliate links. See our full disclosure here. Photo by Franciele Cunha on Unsplash I have tried to start this article a dozen times. I don’t have a story or… read more »