A Simplified Approach to Studying God’s Word

A Simplified Approach to Studying God’s Word

To gain a deeper understanding of who God is and how I can be in connection with Him, I’ve always turned to an important resource: the Bible.

Since I was a kid I’ve read and studied the Bible, but it wasn’t until this year that I felt I found a simplified approach to studying God’s word.

Pause to List the Good

Pause to List the Good

On Sunday, I broke down in tears not once, but twice. I was six days post-op from an achilles lengthening procedure.

Time and time again, I have learned the best medicine anytime I’m feeling low is to focus on the good. This past month, Emily P. Freeman shared a list of good things in her monthly letter, which enticed me to write my own as I worked through my Sunday slump.

What would you include on your list? Find out what’s on mine.

15 Practices for Rest and Renewal

15 Practices for Rest and Renewal

Rhythms of rest should be a standard practice in our life, but the tendency is to fill life to the max.

Just as there is a time and place for hard work and achievement, so too is there a time and place for rest and renewal.

Not only is rest essential to our health and wellbeing, it’s a biblical practice. Join me in adding more rest and renewal to your days.

Finding Purpose in the Pain

Finding Purpose in the Pain

When unexpected circumstances arise, life flips. The future you planned for becomes fuzzy. You didn’t sign up for the circumstances you are faced with – and you most likely don’t have the ability to control how it plays out.

Unexpected trials and hardships are not things we seek out, but they make their way into our lives. No one is exempt. Here’s the good news: heartbreak, loneliness, pain, and suffering – the difficult parts of life – have the power to drive change.

When we seek to find purpose in the pain, we have the opportunity to turn something hard into something good.

Steps to Grow into Who You Were Made to Be

Steps to Grow into Who You Were Made to Be

God worked behind the scenes to help me break free from lies I have believed for a lifetime. It all led up to the day I realized: leaving my job allowed me to step away from who I believed I was and move toward who I was made to be.

By showing me the gifts He gave me to steward, God worked in unexpected ways; He might be doing the same for you.