Shouldn’t This Be Easier? {Giveaway}

Shouldn’t This Be Easier? {Giveaway}

Have you ever had a door of opportunity slam shut right before you walked through it? I did a few months ago. Well, if I'm going to be completely honest it didn't really slam shut ... it just closed. But it sure felt like a slam to me. When I saw the exciting news a friend posted on Facebook, I wanted to be happy for her. Really, I did, but my heart was breaking into a million tiny pieces. I'm not much of a crier, but that day I cried a bucket full of tears. This was the opportunity I Continue reading

Leah
What’s in the Water?

What’s in the Water?

Have you noticed that water seems to be the latest craze? There's bottled water, spring water, flavored water, reverse osmosis water, fizzy water and even fizzy flavored water. All available in our local grocery stores in a variety of colors, shapes and prices. What if someone invented a special kind of water you'd only need to drink once and it would have enough nutrients, vitamins and minerals to sustain you for a lifetime. I'm sure that kind of water would cost a small fortune. Would Continue reading

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Can You Hear Me Now?

Can You Hear Me Now?

Is it really possible to hear God’s voice? To know when He is speaking to me? Maybe you’ve heard someone say, “the Lord told me … “ or “I’ve sensed the Lord saying … to my heart” and it’s made you wonder if you could discern God’s voice too. Have you ever had thoughts like these: How do I know for sure God is speaking to me? Maybe it's just a random thought in my mind? What if I make a decision based on what I think God is telling me and then find out later I was wrong … then what? If Continue reading

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Choosing Wisely {Giveaway}

Choosing Wisely {Giveaway}

UPDATE: Congratulations to Karen Feigh and Sandy G - you both are this week's winners and will receive a copy of Lysa TerKeurst's latest book, The Best Yes. A big thanks to everyone for leaving such great comments.  I'm praying for all of you today. Blessings!  ***************************** Have you ever been in a situation where you had to make a quick decision and then later regretted the choice you made? I have ... several times. In fact, in today's Encouragement For Today devotion, I Continue reading

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Messing With My Plans

Messing With My Plans

Hi Friend, I'm spending the day with Tracie Miles and we'd love for you to join us! Tracie has written a new book titled, Your Life Still Counts. In it she shares how God can take our past mistakes and heartaches and transform our lives - giving us a beautiful future of hope and purpose.  I've read Tracie's book twice and today I've decided to make a big confession! You can get the scoop by hopping over to Tracie's site where I'll share some things about my past.  Click here --> My Continue reading

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When Your Teen Needs To Be Rescued

When Your Teen Needs To Be Rescued

UPDATE: Congratulations to Rebecca Siharath and Elaine {desertblossom62}. You both are this week's winners and will each receive a copy of Candy Gibbs' book, Rescue: Raising Teens in a Drowning Culture.  A BIG thanks to everyone for leaving such great comments!!   Does your teen need to be rescued today? Maybe from a bullying situation or a bad relationship that is getting physical ... on may levels. Maybe your teen is obsessing over social media and spending way too much time Continue reading

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