Faith · Hope · Truth

Embrace Hardship with a Joyful Heart

I’m heading over to Kate Motaung’s place for Five Minute Friday where a group of writer’s free-write for five minutes. Today’s word prompt is: EMBRACE. The dashes indicate when my five minutes started and ended. Ready. Set. Go. // Hardship. The word alone brings heaviness to my heart. I don’t want it. Not one single part… Continue reading Embrace Hardship with a Joyful Heart

Encouragement · Hope · Love · Scripture

A New Creation: Three Ways to Resist Temptation

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come!”   2 Corinthians 5:17 I love this verse. It comes in handy when the “old” me tries to resurface out of temptation. There have been times in my walk when fighting against temptation seemed so hard. A thousand excuses… Continue reading A New Creation: Three Ways to Resist Temptation

Encouragement · Faith · Hope

Seeking His Grace When We’re Tempted to Hide

Do you ever feel like you’ve blown it with God? That what you’ve done is simply too big for His grace? I know I have. And rather than accepting God’s love and mercy, I hide for fear of His judgment. For all of us who at times feel this way, here’s some good news: Jesus not… Continue reading Seeking His Grace When We’re Tempted to Hide

Encouragement · Relationships · Scripture · Truth

Slow to Speak: The Process of Capturing Thoughts

I’m heading over to Kate Motaung’s place for Five Minute Friday where a group of writer’s free write for five minutes. Today’s word prompt is: Slow. The dashes indicate where my time begins and ends. Ready. Set. Go. // I’ve always thought dreamcatchers were so beautiful. The intricacy of woven threads, beaded leather, and colorful… Continue reading Slow to Speak: The Process of Capturing Thoughts