“Where ya joy at?”

I kept trying to rename this post.  But I can't get past these words. My heart is so burdened for us as the church this morning. Where.  Is.  Our.  Joy??  When the world looks at us, do they see anything that makes them want what we have?  Heck, do we look like we want what we … Continue reading “Where ya joy at?”

To The Barren Woman { Special Guest Post by Loretta Yopp! }

Does Mother's Day find you in an uncomfortable place?  It is not by chance you found these words today.  You need a few moments to be encouraged, beautiful friend.   Push that darling little brew button on your coffee maker and pull up a seat at the table and let's talk through this thing.    Because you … Continue reading To The Barren Woman { Special Guest Post by Loretta Yopp! }

Fighting With Faith

You think it could never happen to you. Until you find a lump. And then everything changes.      This is my friend, Sarah. Her and her husband have a beautiful little girl and two foster children. They also pastor a growing church in Braydenton, FL.   She's young. A healthy eater. And cancer doesn't … Continue reading Fighting With Faith

Little Victories

Today, it happened. And I can't contain myself!   Today, I stepped on the scale and lost it. It's not as easy to lose the weight after baby # 3 and God knows I've been trying. And today it has finally paid off. I've lost.... Not 20.. Not 15... No, not even 10.  I've lost.......5...... … Continue reading Little Victories

No More Excuses

❤ Disclaimer: Pardon my scary no-makeup naked face and hear my heart. ❤  As a mom of 3 little ones under the age of 7, time fills up quickly. My middle child is up before the crack of dawn each day so that takes my morning devotion time most days. My oldest hates school during … Continue reading No More Excuses

Don’t Hide Your Gift <3

Since the beginning of time, God has been in the fixer upper business. He doesn't generally pick those in the front of the line.  He's known for patiently waiting on those the world overlooks.  The rejected, despised, "too young," "too old," inexperienced newbies.  He takes the ones who are picked last in gym class and brings them … Continue reading Don’t Hide Your Gift ❤

Your Prayers are Precious to God 

Reading in Revelations this morning, I was humbled to the point of tears. The kids will be up soon and I don't want you to miss this so I'll make it quick.   Ready?  Your prayers aren't just hitting the ceiling. (I know sometimes it really does feel this way, doesn't it?)  No, my sweet … Continue reading Your Prayers are Precious to God