Why You Don’t Need to Forgive Yourself (And What You Really Need Instead)

If you’re haunted by past sins and failures, and have ever confided in anyone about the shame you feel, it’s likely that you’ve encountered this piece of advice: “You need Continue Reading →

16 Inspirational Scriptures to Claim for 2016

By God’s grace, I’m trusting that 2016 will be a year of becoming. Becoming the person I want to be. And becoming the person God wants me to be. But I’m Continue Reading →

Praying the Scriptures: Prayer for Victory

Broken resolutions. Spiritual strongholds. Bad habits. Toxic relationships. Painful memories. Crippling fear. Past sins. Stifling bitterness. Is it possible to be free from these weights and walk in victory? If Continue Reading →

Praying the Scriptures: Prayers for Retirement ~ Grace & Truth (Week 46)

Though full-time employment eventually comes to an end, there’s no such thing as retirement when it comes to the Christian life. The Bible is replete with examples of elderly men Continue Reading →

Praying the Scriptures: Prayer for Peace

Peace. It’s what we long for perhaps more than anything else. Peace with God. Peace with who we are. Peace in our marriages and in our homes. Peace in our Continue Reading →

Praying the Scriptures: Prayers of Surrender

Nothing aligns my heart with God’s like praying the Scriptures. The acts of inhaling His words and exhaling them back to Him remind me that He is worthy of my all. Continue Reading →

Praying the Scriptures: Prayers for Your Pastor ~ Grace & Truth (Week 45)

I’m convinced that one of the most under appreciated groups of people are godly pastors. They give… and give… and give some more. They cry with us. They celebrate with us. Continue Reading →

Praying the Scriptures: Prayers for Teens

I pretty much adore the “tween” in my house. She’s fun and helpful, thoughtful and sensitive. Oh, and she cooks for me almost every day! I’m sometimes struck with painful awareness Continue Reading →