Praying is Doing

Praying is Doing

What’s your prayer life look like? Is it picture perfect and strong enough to rival that of the apostles like Paul and John? Mine isn’t. I am joined today by Candid gal, Jaime Hampton who is an author and the co-founder of the Prevailing Prayer podcast. Prevailing prayer is not just discussions about prayer, but it…

Candid Moments

Candid Moments

Is your life ever less than perfect? Mine is, and I’m not alone. I’ve gathered some posts from around the web, all written by today’s Christian women, and all about candid moments. My desk is a mess. I barely have room to get to my keyboard and mouse. It’s ridiculous. Seriously. It’s been this way…

I’m Surrounded by Heartbreak

I’m Surrounded by Heartbreak

The beeping of the life-monitoring machines have become a commonplace background noise. The high-pitched whir of the ventilator somehow comforting in its constancy. There is life still here. The weightiness of heartbreak of families entwines with worry, hope, and prayers as I do my job around equipment on these critically ill patients in the ICU….

The Intentional Life

The Intentional Life

I didn’t used to be a goal setter. I just lived from one day to the next not really being a planner, but instead flying by the seat of my pants.  I had dreams of being a writer, but without a plan or goal I couldn’t get there. Can you relate? We all have dreams. …

It Is Okay To Not Be Okay

It Is Okay To Not Be Okay

The Christian life isn’t always an easy one. Today’s post was written by candid guest, Maretha Retief,and she is sharing about why it’s okay to not be okay. Have you found yourself in a space where it feels like you just never have the leniency to just be yourself? Maybe your hair is not straight…

Am I Fresh or Stale?

Am I Fresh or Stale?

“I know your deeds, that you are neither cold nor hot. I wish you were either one or the other!So, because you are lukewarm—neither hot nor cold—I am about to spit you out of my mouth.”~ Revelation 3:14-16 I know two different types of ladies, both have been Christians for a long time – decades. Both…

Stuck in the Mud

Stuck in the Mud

Cease striving and know that I am God. Psalm 46:10a (NASB) The other day, a friend asked how I was doing and my immediate reply was, “I feel like I’m running in quicksand!” Have you ever had that feeling? Like those times when you are overwhelmed with all that is required of you, so you…