3 Lessons From My First 3 Months of Pregnancy

Things are beginning to change in the Chamberlain household. This coming August, we will get to welcome the newest edition to our family, already known as Baby C! Nothing could be more exciting. Or terrifying! In some moments, I feel excited. In others, completely terrified. And then there are the moments when I feel both … Continue reading 3 Lessons From My First 3 Months of Pregnancy

4 Questions to Gauge Your Spiritual Health

As a Christian, it’s easy to develop habits of spirituality and yet still miss what Jesus came to do. We fill our lives with a bunch of Christian things like church, Bible studies, small groups, and all the other church events. Yet, we aren’t any closer to Jesus. The difficult thing about it is that … Continue reading 4 Questions to Gauge Your Spiritual Health

2 Ways to Conquer the Stresses and Anxieties of Life

I very clearly remember a time in my life when I had no cares in the world. When my biggest concern was whether or not I would have enough time to squeeze in my favorite show between homework and dinner. At what point did I leave the careless lifestyle of my childhood and trade it … Continue reading 2 Ways to Conquer the Stresses and Anxieties of Life

4 Reasons Why Your Best Days Are Still To Come

When life gets hard and things change for what seems like the worst, it’s tempting to think you’ve already lived the best days of your life. I can understand why at a certain age people’s conversations become focused on reminiscing about the “good ol’ days.” But is this the way we should live as followers … Continue reading 4 Reasons Why Your Best Days Are Still To Come

The Shared Value of Man & Woman

I never meant to embark on a journey that very few women do. And, honestly, I didn’t realize that that’s exactly what I was doing until I stepped foot into my first class during my junior year of undergrad. I walked in the door a few minutes before class started. As I looked around the … Continue reading The Shared Value of Man & Woman

How To Trust That God Will Care For You Financially

I’ll be the first to admit that I have an unhealthy relationship with money. I’m always afraid all my money is going to run out and I’m going to be homeless. The best way to describe my relationship with money is fear-driven. In my defense, my family was far from financially stable growing up. My … Continue reading How To Trust That God Will Care For You Financially

3 Ways To Celebrate Christmas With Jesus At The Center

Ever since I can remember, Christmas has been my favorite. There’s nothing quite as cozy as cuddling up with my favorite blanket, feeling cool, brisk air fill up the house, smelling the fresh pine from a Christmas tree, and watching a good movie with people I love. This is my favorite Christmas tradition. This has … Continue reading 3 Ways To Celebrate Christmas With Jesus At The Center

5 Ways To Cultivate A Lifestyle of Thankfulness

Thanksgiving is here! For us, that means a bit of a fuller schedule and a whole lot of food. (We’re a fan of the food.) But this is the time of year when we become more intentional about coming together with friends and family to celebrate and be thankful for all God has provided. But … Continue reading 5 Ways To Cultivate A Lifestyle of Thankfulness

3 Signs You Haven’t Truly Forgiven Those Who Hurt You

Being hurt by someone you love and trust has a way of stinging long after the offense is over and done with. No matter how hard you try to move passed it, no matter how much time goes by, the wound feels as fresh as the day it happened. How do you forgive someone when … Continue reading 3 Signs You Haven’t Truly Forgiven Those Who Hurt You

Your Soul Suffers When You Don’t Have Community

My adorable, sweet, loving, five year-old nephew has started kindergarten. He’s a big boy now. I’m not a fan. I had to FaceTime him after his first day of school to see how it went. And, I mean, there isn’t a whole lot to talk about with a five year-old. So I asked him about … Continue reading Your Soul Suffers When You Don’t Have Community