Strong Forgotten Women of the Bible: Mary Magdalene

Want to know what my favorite thing is? When I use every bit of my free time in my already packed to the brim life planning something all the way down to the smallest detail and right when I am at my finishing point, when I am dotting my I's and crossing my T's, something … Continue reading Strong Forgotten Women of the Bible: Mary Magdalene

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Strong Forgotten Women of the Bible: Jael

Every Wednesday I teach a preschool ministry class at my local church. I love it because not only do I get to teach so many pure young souls about the Bible, but there is so much I learn for myself about the Bible. For instance, two Wednesday's ago our Bible Lesson covered the story of … Continue reading Strong Forgotten Women of the Bible: Jael

Strong Forgotten Women of the Bible: Intro

  We all know Eve. and Ruth. and Delilah. and Esther. and Mary. and Mary Magdalene. But we also all know Noah. and Jonah. and Samson. and David. and Solomon. and Moses. and John. and Peter. and so, so many more. My whole life I was well aware of the fact that the list of … Continue reading Strong Forgotten Women of the Bible: Intro

15 Verses to Bring you Comfort in the Midst of the Chaos

Life can be messy. I mean I ran out of gas in the middle of nowhere, and can't call anyone because my phone is in the passenger seat along with my keys and the door is locked kind of messy. Or maybe its the chasing four kids and a dog for 26 hours a day … Continue reading 15 Verses to Bring you Comfort in the Midst of the Chaos

Faithfulness, Gentleness, & Self Control: The Final Three Fruits of the Spirit

Let's talk about queso. Queso easily is... -my guilty pleasure -my go-to food -the greatest gift to mankind Here is the oh so ironic not funny at all part. I'm lactose intolerant, extremely lactose intolerant. Two weeks ago I spent 6 hours in the E.R. because I had eaten queso for the last 4 days … Continue reading Faithfulness, Gentleness, & Self Control: The Final Three Fruits of the Spirit

Patience, Kindness, & Goodness: The Next Three Fruits of the Spirit

Patience "Patience is not the ability to wait, but the ability to keep a good attitude while waiting." CAN WE SAY THAT JUST A LITTLE LOUDER FOR THE PEOPLE IN THE BACK AND NEXT DOOR AND EVERYWHERE?! "I have been patient long enough." Wait, what? This statement has always confused me because I felt as … Continue reading Patience, Kindness, & Goodness: The Next Three Fruits of the Spirit

Love, Joy, & Peace: The First Three Fruits of the Spirit

"But the Fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law." Galatians 5:22-23 I have heard this verse many times throughout my life, each and every time it was just a verse. It had no special meaning, because I did not understand it. … Continue reading Love, Joy, & Peace: The First Three Fruits of the Spirit

The Biggest Lesson King Solomon taught Me

“Those blessings are sweetest that are won with prayer and worn with thanks.”  ―Thomas Goodwin I don't remember ever having a true favorite Bible character growing up. I am sure anytime I was ever asked I threw out a different answer along with some meaningless reason as to why they were my favorite. No one … Continue reading The Biggest Lesson King Solomon taught Me

What does God say about dealing with difficult people?

It is really hard sometimes. It is grind your teeth, try not to spit nails hard. "I'm so mad I could spit nails!" my mama used to say (usually after someone made one of her kids cry AKA me because I was a huge baby growing up) Well what do you do when your mouth … Continue reading What does God say about dealing with difficult people?