How I Lowered My Cholesterol Naturally By Almost 200 Points

It is possible to live a healthy lifestyle, and I want to share my journey with you today. In 2013, a breast cancer diagnosis turned my world upside down. Surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation did a number on my body. So when I got to the other side of my treatment, I...

16 Truths About Who You Are From the Bible

What do you talk to yourself about the most? Do you feel like you’re internally comparing your kids with others in their class? Do you reflect on frustrations with your spouse? Do you just try to mentally “check out” after days that feel too busy?...

When Having Adult Children is Harder Than You Expected

Adjusting to having adult children, and eventually adjusting to a fully-empty nest, was a journey for me. It is for most of us. I’ve now had the opportunity to launch children into adulthood five times. Watching each of our little birds fly out of the nest has been a...

6 Free Curriculum Ideas for Your Moms Group

Life is better lived together in community with others. In fact, that’s a principle that we are taught in the Bible: Proverbs 27:17 says, “As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.” Galatians 6:2 says, “Carry each other’s...

4 Expectations to Release as an Empty Nester

Are you an empty nester, or are you preparing to be soon? One of the hardest parts of transitioning well into the empty nest season is intentionally releasing expectations of our children. Today I’m sharing an excerpt from my Empty Nest, Full Life book. I want...

15 Prayers for Your Child This School Year

No matter how old our kids are, prayer is one of the most powerful things we can do as a parent. God desires to hear our hearts for our children. The Bible also tells us that He listens to us. In Jeremiah 29:12, God says, “Then you will call on me and come and...

How to Create a God Box

In the Bible, there’s a story I love in Joshua 3-4. I encourage you to read those chapters if you’re not familiar with the story, but to make it easy, here’s a short version: For many years, God had been leading the nation of Israel to the Promised...

Redefining Joy with Suzie Eller | Episode 97

Let’s be honest: life can be really hard sometimes on this side of Heaven. I know in my own life I think of my breast cancer journey, the dark season of our marriage, losing my dad, challenges my children have experienced, and much more. I imagine you can think of...

When You’re Misunderstood with Mary DeMuth | Episode 94

Most of us have experienced being misunderstood at some point in our lives. Honestly, it has happened to me more times than I can count and each time it is simply heartbreaking. This often looks like being misheard, mischaracterized, or misrepresented by family,...

Is Your Yes on the Table? with Jennifer Hand | Episode 93

Too many of us are paralyzed by the fear of “what if.” Have you ever felt that way? We feel God calling and want to go forward with His plans, but fear often stops us in our tracks. Today we are going to declare no more! Instead of letting fear stop you...