Why Am I Here? Knowing God’s Purpose for Our Lives

Why am I here? Have you ever wondered if anything you do matters? If there’s any sort of value in all the day-to-day mundane? I get it. In the middle of all the laundry doing, meal planning, and kid taxi-ing, it can begin to feel like we’ve lost any sense of […]

Listening when Life Is Loud

It’s barely 8:30 a.m. and I’ve already heard from a friend whose husband is stuck in the floods raging in Louisiana and from my daughter who had made the difficult choice to step away from something she loves because she knows it is the best decision. I saw the doctor yesterday […]

{ABIDE Day 5} Encourage Others

And so, here we are … the end of our five-day journey to ABIDE. I hope you have been encouraged and motivated to start this year with intention and focus on building your relationship with the Lord through these posts. In case you missed any of the previous posts, here […]

{ABIDE Day 4} Develop a Rhythm of Gratitude

Wow, can you believe we are already to day four of the ABIDE series? I have appreciated all your comments so far and am thankful to know these small steps are resonating with your hearts like they are mine.  If you’ve missed any of the previous posts, here they are: […]

{ABIDE Day 3} 10 Ways to Intentionally Slow Down

Well, y’all, we’ve made it to the third day of ABIDE.  So far we’ve looked at two steps for learning what it is to abide in Christ. Acknowledge Him First Bring Burdens to Him We’ve covered how important it is to commit to daily time in the Word and 3 […]

{ABIDE Day 2} Bring Burdens to Him

Welcome to day two of ABIDE, a five-step plan to start the new year intentionally. Yesterday, I shared the most important step we must take if we are serious about learning to abide in Christ: acknowledge Him first.  A daily quiet time is vital to our spiritual growth and, honestly, […]