When Our Small Gifts Seem Unworthy

I know the following passage is usually referred to in a sermon on tithing to drive home the point of sacrificial giving instead of proportional giving. However, in reading this passage through the lens of other types of offerings we can give to the Lord, I believe it...
We Can Do Hard Things

We Can Do Hard Things

Just the other day, my little girl taught me how to fly. I stood beside her small, unassuming frame as her larger than life enthusiasm began to take shape into just the encouragement I needed to hurtle headlong into the unknown. At first my fear at the very thought of...
Dear Arbys Drive-Thru Angel

Dear Arbys Drive-Thru Angel

Dear Drive-Thru Angel, We had never met before. By the world’s standards, you had no reason to show us any more kindness than anyone else. But that’s just it – something tells me you are just that kind to everyone who is fortunate enough to visit...
Dear Arbys Drive-Thru Angel

Oh Happy Day!

It’s a double-header kinda day on the blog. Even though I just posted happy thoughts on Spring, there’s something else I just have to tell you about today! :DThose of you who have been around the {blog} block long know we like to support ministry...

5 Ways to Live Like Each Day Is Your Last

In tears, I awoke believing my Dad was dead. Groggy and confused, I struggled to come to – slowly becoming aware I’d been dreaming, but not yet fully grasping that that meant my Dad wasn’t dead after all. It took a good five minutes to internalize...
A Freedom Testimony from Glory in the Valley

A Freedom Testimony from Glory in the Valley

I am so humbled to be able to share with you the beautiful testimony of my precious friend Kerry, to provide an example of one woman set free from the burden of discouragement and depression. As I read her moving story, I found myself more encouraged and inspired...