10 Bible Verses for the Brokenhearted
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10 Bible Verses for the Brokenhearted

We’ve all experienced loss. We all know what it’s like to grieve or to have a broken heart. In the midst of hurt and struggle, it can be difficult to see God’s purpose in it all. And while I don’t believe God ever causes heartbreak in our lives, I do believe that He never allows…

10 Bible Verses for When You’re Emotionally Drained
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10 Bible Verses for When You’re Emotionally Drained

Have you ever been emotionally drained or tired? As the mom of two preschoolers, I’ve been there. (And if I’m being honest, the phrase “emotionally tired” is often a serious understatement!) Going to God for strength is something I need to do on a daily basis. But if I have learned anything, it’s that He is…

God is Painting a Masterpiece (and that masterpiece is you!)
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God is Painting a Masterpiece (and that masterpiece is you!)

Have you ever struggled to stay positive? Maybe there’s a difficult circumstance in your life that keeps you awake at night. Perhaps you’ve been battling a chronic illness or even depression. Or maybe you’ve been dealing with tragedy and aren’t sure how much more you can take. Regardless, we’ve all been there. We all deal…

4 Reasons to Never Get Offended (even when someone offends you)
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4 Reasons to Never Get Offended (even when someone offends you)

When was the last time you were offended by something or someone? Most of us don’t see a whole lot of harm in being offended. After all, it’s a natural reaction. Someone says something that is cruel or just doesn’t sit right with you. Or maybe someone you thought was a friend completely ignores you….

Storms in Paradise: A Lesson in Perspective
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Storms in Paradise: A Lesson in Perspective

My husband and I just recently returned from a second honeymoon of sorts. We cruised to the Bahamas (just the two of us… no kids) and had an amazing time! We sailed away to a private island (owned by our cruise line) and were in awe of the beauty. The beaches were incredible, to say…

7 Ways God Equips Us to Endure Struggles
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7 Ways God Equips Us to Endure Struggles

In this world, we will have trouble. The Bible is clear that suffering doesn’t end when we come to Christ. If anything, our struggles have a way of increasing rather than decreasing. I’ve recently written about why we struggle and how we can rejoice in our suffering rather than be defeated by it. But as Christians,…