Humility and patience go hand and hand. When we grasp the goodness of God's love toward us, we can reflect that love to our children, enduring the pains of parenthood with grace.
Cultivating humility draws us closer to Him. By cherishing His supreme role in our lives, we learn more and more about His grace, depend deeper on His promises, and find endless reasons to glorify Him.
Joseph’s story illustrates the life-changing power of a godly perspective. Abandoned by his brothers, falsely accused of adultery, forgotten by those he blessed, wasting away in prison—Joseph easily could have drowned in bitterness, been dominated by despair, and forever wrestled with anger. This is not to say that he didn’t experience those feelings, or didn’t… Continue reading 6 Beautiful Takeaways from the Life of Joseph
Many Christians linger in the New Testament, missing out on the incredible riches of the Old Testament - the very Scriptures Jesus Himself referenced. Do not let the symbolic, dense, or historical nature of this Scripture intimidate you!
Without Christ, we can find ourselves in a prison. Not the one with bars and chains, but one that traps our heart behind walls of anxiety, confusion, pride, and idolatry. This prison is never more real than when we try to please others or ourselves, rather than the wonderful God who created us.
Are scenic photos taking over your Pinterest feed? Do you long to escape to foreign lands? When Rachel of the Bible left her home with Jacob, she stole and hid idols of foreign gods. Wanderlust could be your secret god. It was for me. Here's my story.
Marriage vows are easier said than done, and in the dark days, those vows must hold us steadfast no matter the degree of pain. The power behind those vows is God Himself.
Job rose up early. As the sky drifted from black to indigo to warm yellow light, he diligently constructed altars for each of his children, bringing sacrifices of worship on their behalf. The crisp fresh day his backdrop, Job asked Yahweh to watch his sons and daughters, to purify them, to make them right before… Continue reading A Prayer for My Daughter
The Lord is my strength and my shield; in Him my heart trusts, and I am helped; my heart exults, and with my song I give thanks to Him. Psalm 28:7
He must increase, I must decrease. The horizon was alive. Green grasses danced in the evening breeze, the setting sun split the endless field and endless sky. She was driving through the countryside, her car gliding across the cracked pavement and her mind absorbed by thoughts of yesterday. After weeks of frustration in the beauty of… Continue reading Fulfillment