3 Simple Ways to Reflect on Life

Since October 2017 our family has been running at high speed. And things are finally starting to settle into our normal version of crazy busy. One of the habits I've struggled to develop is cultivating time to reflect, to just be with all my experiences, to lean into the lessons I've learned (and am learning). But this weekend, one of the few weekends we have had with absolutely nothing on our schedule besides the normal church stuff, I made the time to reflect, to look back, and to lean ... [Read More]

5 Great Reasons to Attend the ENJOY THE WORD Conference

Have you heard the news? Jami Balmet and Katie Orr are co-hosting a brand new online Bible conference! ENJOY THE WORD is a unique and incredible opportunity for women to sit under some powerful Bible teaching and be encouraged in their spiritual walk. 5 GREAT REASONS TO ATTEND THE ENJOY THE WORD CONFERENCE Several months ago, Katie and I sat in a very crowded Puckett's Grocery in downtown Nashville and talked about our dream of doing a Bible conference for women. As pastor's wives, we know ... [Read More]

Is Your Right Now Life a Little Disappointing?

Let's face it, some days, our right now lives are not at all what we had hoped, dreamed, or expected. In fact, your right now life may even be a little disappointing to you. It happens. For most of us, we don't stay in that place of disappointment or disillusionment. But I am just about 100% sure we all visit there from time to time. That's why I can't wait to share some exciting news with you today! Is Your Right Now Life a Little Disappointing? Maybe you're in the middle of one of ... [Read More]

Making Mondays Better

Monday used to be my favorite day of the week. I loved getting up and starting fresh. But lately (and by lately I mean the past several years), I haven't had that same Monday Mojo. In fact, I've had whatever is the opposite of mojo. All that changes now. Making Mondays Better What if you could have a cheerleader in your life every Monday morning? You know, someone who would help you start the week feeling confident and empowered? You can! And I'm volunteering to be that ... [Read More]

Keeping the BIG THINGS in Focus #Intentional2018

Last year was defined by essentially one thing — releasing a book. Tasks related to Praying for Girls dominated my planner and to do lists. And it was great! 2018 is shaping up to be full of more challenges and changes than I ever imagined. Because of this, I'm determined to stay focused each week on the BIG THINGS. Keeping the BIG THINGS in Focus One of my favorite parts of each week is the hour or so I spend on either Saturday or Sunday afternoon planning the week ahead. I use that time ... [Read More]

10 Verses to Memorize in 2018

Verses to memorize? I know, you're thinking, "But, TL, I still don't have my Christmas decorations put back into the attic. I cannot even think about memorizing Bible verses." Um, yeah. I know. Me too. But I'm still challenging all of us to give it a go! 10 VERSES TO MEMORIZE IN 2018 When I was choosing verses to share with you, I started with the ones I've been meditating on for the past few months as the Lord led me to my word of the year. From there, I considered a couple of ... [Read More]