Finding True Joy Means Looking in the Right Place
If you are running low on joy, take a minute and reflect on this amazing truth . . .
From Bitterness to Blessing: The Story of Mara
Hope is a choice and we can go to its source and allow ourselves to be filled.
Before the Holidays Hit, Read This
As holiday stresses pile up, choose to be still instead of be overwhelmed.
3 Things to Remember About Your Fears
God has created order from chaos since time began, and he continues to do so today.
The Struggle to Quiet Your Anxious Thoughts is Real
Depression is a reality no matter what the cause, but God offers relief and quiets your soul.
Gratitude During This Time of Anxiety IS Possible
When I was a kid, I loved to watch the Tigger movie. Tigger was always full of excitement and wonder […]
Why Would God Allow Brokenness?
Like an eggIt cracksAnd then everythingYolk and allSpills out Until the shell emptiesAnd only the shell remains There is nothingUntil […]
What The Destructive Power of Fear Does to Us: Part Two
I suppose the first question you might ask me may be, “Why should I want to conquer my fears?” And […]
Feeling Wilted? Grow Some Roots
There once was a soybean farmer who was interviewed for his great harvest. Despite difficult growing conditions, he had managed […]
When Fear Knocks You Down Like a Tidal Wave
If you are anything like me, you worry about what you cannot control. You worry about things out of your […]
What the World Needs Now is Community, Sweet Community
I need community. You need community. People all over the world may not call it that, but they need community. […]
Defeating the 3 Cousins: Fear, Worry, Anxiety
Fear, worry, and anxiety are all cousins. Fear is our reaction to something that intimidates us. Worry is what happens […]
Chaos of the Heart: Who’s Really in Control Here?
I recently read, “Heart chaos is the result of a worship disorder, not circumstances”. You see, my world is anything […]
4 Ways to Climb out of the Pit of Despair
In the movie Princess Bride, the heroic Wesley finds himself trapped and tortured in the “Pit of Despair.” He is eventually […]
When Godly People Get Depressed
I recently wrote the following tweet, and it received a lot of reaction. Good people get depressed. Godly people get depressed. […]
Are You Spiritually Dehydrated?
Sometimes life can be completely and utterly exhausting. I’m talking stress from work, family, or money issues to being mentally […]
Six Ways, Single Mom, to Embrace Your Story
We’ve all done it. Stayed up late folding laundry or baking cookies or otherwise serving our kids. We’ve also not done it. We’ve been […]
Ten Ways to Survive & Thrive in College
by Yalanda Merrell Thinking back to my college years, I’m reminded of . . . long nights staying up late […]
The Need for Purpose-Millennials Part Two
It was just supposed to be a casual drive from home to visit a friend a few hours away. But […]