5 things I wish another mom had said to me

What I wish other moms had told me about parenting with grace

As a younger mom, I would have LOVED to hear these words about parenting with grace from an older mom. If you’re discouraged and worried you’re messing up your kids, these words are for you!

3 truths about God and time and shadow seasons

You need this hope for shadow seasons. A biblical worldview based on James 1:17 reminds you God doesn't shift or change. You can trust in God's time and in His plan. Encouragement quotes for Christians, Scriptures for strength, Christian living advice, Bible verses

Life is full of moments when the sun shines only for a brief season and then moves on. Be reminded that you can trust in God’s time, even when you’re unsure the light will return.

I have trust issues with spring

Trust issues with spring -- when it's winter in your soul

Encouragement for anyone who has endured a long winter of the soul and is tempted to believe hope is the enemy. Hope is not the culprit; it is the answer.

A Game-changing approach to setting Goals!

Do you want to make real change this year? Here’s a little of what I learned about goal setting and planning. Go beyond New Year resolutions. This is real change by God’s power. Combine Bible study with grace goals and the result is revolutionary change. Take your own personal spiritual retreat with the mini-workshops, printables, and optional private accountability group.

Do you want to make REAL change this year? This goals planner is unlike anything you’ve likely seen. It’s a game-changing approach that doesn’t leave GOD and GRACE behind!

5 unique Bible Reading Plans you must check out!

Includes a new and unique option! These Bible reading plans offer daily options, through the year Bible printable plans, chronological one-year Scripture reading schedules, multimedia, videos, podcasts, apps, and even a real paper Bible arranged chronologically.

From a multi-media plan to apps, podcasts, and even a REAL paper Bible that’s the best chronological arrangement I’ve used, this list has a variety of choices. Choose your medium, pick a plan, and just start somewhere!

If you promise a TEXAN a snowfall …

In the style of "If you give a Mouse a Cookie," this post considers how Texans respond to snow. Inspired by the great snow of Dec. 2017

Bare shelves at HEB, shorts with boots, Bluebell, and the kindness of a stranger. Yep, it’s Texas. In the style of  “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie” and inspired by watching my beloved home state anticipate a snow dusting.

5 Favorite Christian Advent Resources

5 of the best free Christian Advent ideas, calendars, and devotionals. Start a new family tradition, teach your children the true meaning of Christmas, or add to your Bible readings with these resources.

We researched, downloaded, vetted, and culled Christian Advent resources to come up with a list of 5 recommendations for both individuals and families. These 5 Christmas plans don’t require a lot of time, advance preparation, or craftiness but they are deep in spiritual truth.