Save this post for later! So you love someone who struggles with addiction. Now what? This journey is long, and I have found that it involves a lot of learning and unlearning ways of living and being! And rightly so. Just like our addicted loved ones are learning how to live sober (hopefully). If not,… Continue reading 10 Must-Read Books if Someone You Love Struggles with Addiction
How to Navigate the Holidays with Addicted or Dysfunctional Loved Ones
Save this post for later. Holidays can be difficult when gatherings involve dysfunctional dynamics or loved ones who struggle with addiction. Thinking of these gatherings can bring up unfavorable memories wrought with chaos. We dread the thought of celebrating with our loved ones. And then again, the holidays can bring up tender memories, making us… Continue reading How to Navigate the Holidays with Addicted or Dysfunctional Loved Ones
5 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Someone You Love Has an Addiction
Click here to pin this post to Pinterest There is a steep learning curve when we love someone who struggles with addiction. Their reckless actions and poor decisions can leave loved ones confused and left to attend to the devastation of their destructive behaviors. Loved ones feel embarrassed, ashamed, and desperate to find help. But… Continue reading 5 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Someone You Love Has an Addiction
How to Choose a Bible Plan For Beginners
Thank you for clicking and pinning this post to Pinterest. Do you want to read the Bible but need a plan to start? Finding the right one can feel daunting. There are so many factors to consider. Are you a brand new believer and can only handle small segments of scripture at a time? Or… Continue reading How to Choose a Bible Plan For Beginners
How to Remove Negative Thoughts
Thank you for clicking to pin this post to Pinterest. I’m tired. I didn’t get enough sleep last night. I need coffee. Why is the dog already whining to go out?! This string of negative thoughts came out of my mouth as soon as I got out of bed, and the day had only just… Continue reading How to Remove Negative Thoughts
Bible Study Tips for Beginners
Click here to pin this post on Pinterest. Have you ever opened the Bible to study with determination only to get a few lines and realize you don’t understand what you read? Overwhelm and confusion overtook you, and you closed the book in frustration. That feeling is so common and is a major reason why… Continue reading Bible Study Tips for Beginners
What is the meaning of striving?
"If God wants me to do that He is just going to have to make it happen." These are words I hear from my very talented and creative friends often, and they are words I "If God wants me to do that He is just going to have to make it happen." These are words… Continue reading What is the meaning of striving?
What is God’s Will?
My oldest child is five, and it didn’t take him long to realize that before he does something he may better make sure it is okay. He will look to see if something is okay based on my facial expression. And depending on his level of mischievousness he may or may not move forward. While… Continue reading What is God’s Will?
Top Three Tools to Battle Mom Guilt
When will I have time, I have the kids? How long have they been in front of the tv? What if they get hurt while I’m gone? The opposition was apparent as I attempted to balance ministry and motherhood. Satan whispered lies that no one else was able to care for my kids the way… Continue reading Top Three Tools to Battle Mom Guilt
3 Tips to Avoid Distraction and Gain Focus
Do you find yourself saying I don't have time or I'm too busy? For me, life is filled with the responsibilities that come from being a wife to Colby, a mom to three small children, and working a part-time job outside of the home. Learning to balance all the roles of my life created a… Continue reading 3 Tips to Avoid Distraction and Gain Focus