The Secret to Joy for Your Family {guest post by Kristen Welch, author of Raising World Changers in a Changing World}

A long time ago, I won a beautiful Vintage Pearl necklace for telling a story about how we were one of "those" families.  I also read along as one of my favorite family/DIY bloggers went on a Compassion Trip to Kenya. At a conference I had the opportunity to meet Kristen Welch and tell her how much I had been changed and inspired by what she was doing with Mercy House.  Since then, I've been honored to share the word about her books like Rhinestone Jesus and Raising Grateful Kids in an Entitled ... [Read More]

Three Things Worth Fighting About

I'm so thrilled to have my new friend Lee Nienhuis sharing today.  Lee's brand new book is Brave Moms, Brave Kids: A Battle Plan for Raising Heroes. And y'all, it. is. fantastic. I wish I'd had it when Casiday was little but the truths contained are timeless.  Whether our children are babies or grown and gone, we have the profound privilege of challenging them to live as heroes — and modeling that for them with our own lives. Join me in welcoming Lee and then be sure to check out her new ... [Read More]

Fear Fighting: When Rejection Tears Your Heart Apart {guest post by Kelly Balarie}

  I'm thrilled to welcome Kelly Balarie whose book, Fear Fighting: Awakening Courage to Overcome Your Fears, releases today. I'll be sharing more about the book has impacted me and my thoughts about the coming year later this month. But today, I wanted you to hear from Kelly about a topic we all face—rejection. Kelly's words are a great reminder and reminder for all of us as 2017 begins. ~ TL Fear Fighting: When Rejection Tears Your Heart Apart I remember it like yesterday: he ... [Read More]

Simple Christmas {Guest Post from Tricia Goyer}

Oh y'all ... the amazing Tricia Goyer is here to encourage us today.  What a gift is that??  I adore this woman who has a heart bigger than Montana and a passion for encouraging others.  She's one of those people you meet and immediately know you're in the presence of someone who loves Jesus.  I'm thankful to call her friend and to have her share her words with us today. Please make her feel welcome .... Do you ever wish for a simpler Christmas? Maybe you're in the midst of a troubling ... [Read More]

Chocolate, Paradise, and Every Spiritual Blessing

{Welcome my friend and mentor - though she may not have realized that last one! - Kathy Howard.  One of the biggest blessings of starting Scripture Dig has been getting to know Kathy.   To wrap up our first week of Starting Well, she is sharing about a great Bible study she is going to begin next week on her blog.  If you are looking for a place to start in Bible study this year, THIS would be perfect!!} Chocolate surrounded me. Left, right, ahead, and behind. Everywhere I turned, chocolate ... [Read More]