How To Give Good Advice (3 Tips)

I’ve been surprised to see how my being pregnant has brought out different sides of people. Mainly very strong opinions from people I’m close to (and not so close to). There’s something about being pregnant that seems to draw advice right out of people, whether I ask for it or not. Some advice I’ve been … Continue reading How To Give Good Advice (3 Tips)

4 Things You Can Do When The Future Is Uncertain

Sometimes your next step in life is very clear. You just finished school and have a job lined up. You just got a big promotion at work and it feels like you’re coming into your own. A rough patch in your life has just turned into new and wonderful opportunities.Must be nice!These are such great … Continue reading 4 Things You Can Do When The Future Is Uncertain

How To Respond When Your Name Is Slandered

It’s always painful when someone says something untrue about you. If you’re anything like me, in these moments, you want justice. For your own name. For the sake of truth being known. For that person to not get away with what they’ve done. For others’ view of you to not be warped by a lie.To … Continue reading How To Respond When Your Name Is Slandered

5 Things That Steal Your Joy And How To Fight Them

The life of faith is meant to be a joyful existence. But too often joy feels like something that’s just beyond our grasp. We may get flashes of it, but life can feel like a struggle. It can feel mundane. It can even feel pretty bleak.But we know that joy is part of the fruit … Continue reading 5 Things That Steal Your Joy And How To Fight Them

3 Signs Your Faith Has No Freedom

As a teenager, I was well aware of all the things Christians are not supposed to do. I was told that I couldn’t listen to secular music, no sex before marriage, no immodest clothing, no parties, no cursing, and the list goes on and on.As I got older, it seemed like my faith was more … Continue reading 3 Signs Your Faith Has No Freedom

How To Become A Generous Person

Have you ever taken a spiritual gifts inventory and been relieved that generosity is not your primary spiritual gift? I know how you feel. But I greatly admire people who are generous. I want to be one when I grow up.  I always imagine that the best version of my future self will be generous. … Continue reading How To Become A Generous Person

7 Prayers That Actually Matter

If you’ve ever been a part of a small group, you’re probably familiar with the part of the meeting that’s always set aside for prayer requests. The group goes around the circle, and everyone shares how everyone else in the group can be praying for them. If you have an administratively minded member of your … Continue reading 7 Prayers That Actually Matter