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.

I am a writer.

I am a writer.

My parents can attest to the fact that I loved to read before I even knew how. But once I learned, writing quickly followed.

Becoming a published author has been a dream since childhood.

But, for one reason or another, I’ve never considered myself a writer. Until now.

30 Experiences Before Turning 30

30 Experiences Before Turning 30

I want to live a life well lived. Most people do. Yet, all too often, it can become easy to get caught up in the requirements of day-to-day living. And what we need to do typically trumps the things we desire to do.

Life is bound to happen, but I’ve learned that if I’m not intentional about planning in time to do what fills me up, it all to easily gets pushed to the wayside.