Everyone has times in their lives that feel like stormy seas, times that feel like we are sinking instead of sailing. During those seasons, we may feel like there is no such thing as trying hard enough and we are consistently taking on water. This month, Journey with Jen as she learns that bailing your own boat isn’t always the answer.
Coming up to our book release I’m sharing some beautiful “Behind the Story” stories. Did you know I didn’t WANT to write this book? This story is what got me to change my mind and jumpstarted this journey!
Are you facing something that isn’t so easy to simply turn over to God? This month’s guest blogger just navigated through an incredible season of being in that same place. Lori and her husband Joel are the couple from MA would gave us our online home here. The Lord has used this website to share hope, encouragement and inspiration to readers, and now Lori is the one herself with an amazing story to speak into your life. It’s a living donor kind of story…. you’re gonna wanna to read this!
There are only a few events in our life as special as our wedding day, but how do you prepare for the day that the little, freckled face who used to grin at you makes his way to the altar to start a new chapter of his life? What is the ONE nugget of wisdom that you share? This month, Journey with Jen as she shares the importance of Unfailing Love.
Oh, ye of little faith is a phrase we have all heard before. This month, Carla's Column looks at how even "a little faith" can allow us to walk on our problems when we trust that God is bigger than the storms in our lives.
Everyone struggles in some way or another. This month, Journey with Jen as she learns to embrace these broken, fragile places and finds the value in them.
This month’s Guest Post contributor faced the limitations of comparison and inadequacy to write this post. And it’s a good one! I know you’ll be blessed by Gayle’s words as she speaks into your heart regarding her own determination for freedom.
Allow me to encourage you to push past what has become the cultural norm of electronics to preserve the art of communication and cherish the gift of human presence.
Carla’s post is a little bit of an infomercial combined with a little bit conference speaker along with a little bit candy cereal. This post will make you smile, laugh and feel oh so good when you get to the end! Be blessed and encouraged by this month’s Carla’s Column.
Do you live in a nice polished home with a picture perfect family? If you answered “no” then this post will bless and encourage you in believing for those pieces to be used in mighty ways! It’s a few days past June, but still a perfect post in tribute of the genuinely imperfect one I was so honored to call “Dad.”
People often say “I’m not a writer", but as our Guest Larry Lichlyter shares….if you’re a parent you’re a writer— composing messages in the lives of your children, grandchildren and future generations. Be motivated and sharpened by this heartfelt inspirational Father’s Day post from one Fab Dad!
In honor of Father’s Day, take a Journey with Jen as she reminisces about a few of the lessons she learned from her dad. From laughter to love and from fairness to the value of family, a lot of dirt road and fishing-pole talks molded her into the woman she is today.
Hard working. Funny. Kind. Committed. It sounds like the characteristics of the perfect man. Well this month’s Carla’s Column gets pretty close as we have the privilege of meeting her dad! His example will bless and inspire today’s fathers for sure!
I’m wrapping up our month of May with the last Mother’s Day tribute. But the nuggets in this post about my mom are for ALL parents (yep- ya’ll she’s just that great)! Pray it blesses your heart and those hard days of parenting.
Mother’s Day is upon us and often times it gets us thinking about what our mother’s have taught us. This month, Journey with Jen as she revisits 15 things she learned from her mom.
In honor of Mother’s Day, this month our blog contributors are paying tribute to MOMs! Be inspired, with an element of humor and fun, as Carla shares a beautiful post about her mom. We can all gain something from the example Carla’s mom set before her, and aim to do the same for our kiddos!
Tragedy isn’t a one day event. It marks life forever. I pray this post speaks to you as I share my thoughts on this 30 year anniversary after our accident.
This week, learn how Jenn Baxter found peace, joy and fulfillment by simplifying her life and getting rid of 80% of her belongings. After going through a string of traumatic events over the course of just a couple years, Jenn found herself emotionally and physically depleted. But instead of spiraling downward into despair, God started her on a new journey by"stripping down" and "cleaning up" her life, which allowed her to not only survive the storms, but to rise above them.
This month, Journey with Jen as she battles through the Oklahoma winter that just does not want to end and see how it parallels to the trials in our lives and why we need deep roots.
Feet are probably one of the most overlooked features of a person. You'll be blessed and encouraged by this month's Carla's Column by how creatively God can use our feet and the shoes we choose to hold them.