Let’s do this first

Recently I had the privilege of attending the last day of Christy Wright’s Business Boutique here in Nashville. When a friend couldn’t go, she graciously suggested for me to go in her place. I had never even heard of this event, but the way it was described to me, it sounded pretty awesome.

When God Makes a Promise

Last week Advent started. I was super pumped to get into my She Reads Truth Advent Study. If you’re not familiar with Advent (like I was not growing up) it simply means, the arrival of something important. In Christian culture, it is the arrival of Jesus, and also the second arrival we are still waiting for.

The Yeah Buts

The Yeah Buts. You know what I’m talking about. Especially if you are a parent or a teacher, you know. “Johnny, did you take Sally’s toy?” and the response usually starts with “yeah, but…” or “kids! stop fighting” and the response “yeah, but she/he started it.”  Or “clean your room” – “But, Mom!!” We’ve all …

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Worship Him Anyway

A month ago I was driving to work on a dreary Monday morning – stereotypical, straight from a movie, Monday morning. I was half asleep, coming up to the red brake lights of traffic, and it started to drizzle. My negative self was ON A ROLL.

Practicing Gratitude

Thanksgiving, gratitude, gratefulness, thankfulness, responsiveness, praise, appreciativeness. Whatever you want to call it, Thanksgiving is here. It is important. There is a reason everyone (including me) is pulling out the gratitude posts this month.

Break Every Chain

  “There is power in the name of Jesus to break every chain.” This has easily become one of my favorite worship songs recently. I mean… I tear up almost every time we sing it at church. It’s become my personal anthem for difficult times, which if I’m being honest, seem to hit me at some point every day.