Choosing Simplicity Over Popularity

Simplicity I crave simplicity. My standard Starbucks drink for the last several years has been a grande white mocha, 2 pumps syrup rather than the sickeningly sweet 4 pumps, with skim milk and no whip cream. How complicated is that? A few months ago I decided I was over the complicated fancy coffee drinks. I […]

3 Keys to Making Decisions and Choosing the “Right” Road

We can become paralyzed in our decision making when we fear choosing the wrong path. What if we choose wrong? Years ago I heard a statement that brought freedom to me when facing decisions of any size. In the Bible I found a story that showed me 3 critical components to making every single decision we face.

When applying these 3 steps, I can move with confident courageous peace no matter which path I end up choosing. I can release FOMO (fear of missing out) hanging over my choices.

Buried inside my fears of making wrong choices, I discovered lies hiding in my heart about the character of God. I wonder if you have a few lies deeply burrowed you may want to shine the light on.

Join me for the rest of today’s post.

I heard

Small but mighty

There is no shame in small

“Many of you want to stand on a stage in front of thousands of women, yet you’ve never led a Bible study in your own home.” My pen stopped mid-stroke. I sat in workshops learning how to take the messages God put on my heart to spread them to the masses, but what about the […]

Learn to hear God speak

Audio version available on Soundcloud. When I call out instructions to my kids before I’ve said their names or properly gotten their attention, there is about a 75% chance what I’m saying won’t be received by them. Instead, if I call their name, grab their attention, then speak, I’ve engaged them, and they are ready […]

How To Stop Facebook From Deciding What You Want To See – My Facebook Breakup

When you get on Facebook, how do feel after you leave? Do you feel uplifted? Inspired? Encouraged? Happy? Satisfied? Many of us express feeling anxious, stressed, jealous, discontent, or frustrated after our social media time. Studies are revealing the level of addiction to social media is pretty startling. We reach for our phones hundreds of […]

13 Ways We Can Protect Our Families Online Beyond Filters and Privacy Settings

Several years ago I received an email from a blog reader in response to a post I’d written regarding technology and our children. Turns out she is a writer too. Both of us had a passion for our faith, families, and intentional living. It didn’t take long for me to fall in love with Eryn’s […]