God’s Plans are Better

God’s Plans are Better

For the past few weeks, I’ve felt this frenetic pull within me. It’s this desire to do more than I currently am doing. I feel this need to propel myself into a new season by my own willpower, but that goes directly against submitting and surrendering to God and His plans.  Lately, I’ve been getting…

Embracing God’s Grace in the Chaos: Finding God’s Presence Amidst Toddler Tantrums

Embracing God’s Grace in the Chaos: Finding God’s Presence Amidst Toddler Tantrums

As a mother of two lively toddlers, each day unfolds a new chapter in the heartwarming yet sometimes tumultuous journey of parenthood. The echoes of laughter resonate through our home, painting our days with joy and gratitude. Yet, amidst the giggles lie the inevitable toddler tantrums – sudden, intense, and often unexpected. The storm of…

Searching for Scriptures

Searching for Scriptures

I’ve always admired people who have a ton of Scripture memorized, but that’s not me. Try as I might, I just can’t seem to get it. It is what it is. I’ve never been very good at memorizing things, but after seven years of migraines, my memory is definitely shot. My mom has memorized entire…

Waiting is Hard

Waiting is Hard

Waiting is hard. Sometimes, waiting on God is incredibly hard. Waiting can feel like a giant roller coaster of faith—some days it’s exciting, some days it’s terrifying, and others you want to get off the ride.  Over the past few months, I’ve seen friends move out of the waiting season and into receiving their promises. Mind you,…

John the Baptist

John the Baptist

John the Baptist was written by Candid Gal, Valerie Riese We fall in love with the Bible characters to whom we most relate. We inherit their struggles and adopt their hopes as our own, even though the Bible gives us just a keyhole peek of their most candid moment before the Savior. So, we wonder,…

Fix Your Eyes and Run

Fix Your Eyes and Run

Fix Your Eyes and Run is a guest post by Hali Arbes I ran around my yard barefoot as a kid growing up in the hills of Tennessee. My legs would get covered in mosquito bites and the humidity frizzed out my hair. I’d spend hours outside with my brothers playing games and exploring. It…