Soul Care

I almost missed it. It hit me while I was out on a walk enjoying the beautiful sunshine and listening to my Jesus music. If I hadn’t taken the time to engage in soul care (a new discipline for me) I might not have realized how God had answered a prayer I had been praying over the last few months. To back it up a little… I spent the last year studying the life of Elijah. In August my next women’s Bible study will come out titled Elijah: Spiritual Stamina in Every Season. Elijah was a prophet who got weary. He came to a point in life and ministry where …

Do you need help?

Well it’s February 1st, and it’s my first blog post of the year. January was a great month of writing, kid’s activities, and getting reorganized for a new year. For me, it’s also a time to reflect on the previous year and spend time asking God what areas need work in 2018. So I set goals to start some new rhythms in my life. Some of them are little things and others will require some sacrifice and change.  My goal sheet for 2018 includes – Spend more time in focussed prayer. Scroll around on social media less. Check my email fewer times each day. Send more handwritten notes through the …

Remembering

  Happy December 1st! I can’t believe it is already here. Today I wanted to share the first devotion from my new book Total Christmas Makeover to help us remember why we will spend this month – shopping, baking, decorating, attending parties, and adding so many items to already overflowing to-do lists. Our heart is to remember Christ. God stepped out of eternity and into time so that He might redeem us. He freed us through the sacrifice of His Son. Enjoy day one of 31 devotions to celebrate with purpose. I hope you’ll find the book a helpful tool in keeping Christ at the center of your Christmas this …