I am the Woman at the Well

Don’t you just love the way Jesus works? How God chooses those who will work for His glory? How He chooses the least of us to do the greatest of things? It brings tears to my eyes. God, if you use broken things, here I am!

woman at the well

God calls and uses the largest of sinners. Never requiring perfection, only openness and our love. There  are no set of rules that you follow that will make Him love you more or less. Or make you more or less usable by Him. His unmerited favor is there for each of us. Accept Him as your Savior, love Him above all and you are His. Continue reading

Fearless: Reflections From January

 

Each month I would like to take you on a journey and show you what my #OneWord looked like. This is a personal journey, but one that I feel can benefit you as well. Especially if you are one who struggles with fear, anxiety, and worry as I do. God is doing amazing things in my life, as I rely on Him, understand His love for me and face the fears in my life. I pray that this journey is a blessing to you.

 

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Still Waters Book Review

There is nothing better than a great book that whisks you away. That takes you to a place that gives you rest and peace and teaches you a little something about life along the way. Still Waters by Lindsey Brackett is that book!

Lindsey has struck gold with her debut novel Still Waters. The book is set on Edisto Island, South Carolina along the beach coast. Edisto and the characters come to life during your time spent with them. Gripping from the first chapter, you know that this entire family has some serious hurt to work through. But it is especially difficult for Cora Anne. Can she face and overcome her past? Can she let go, let God heal, and let love in after all these years? Continue reading

How to Have a Great Marriage: 10 Things I Learned in 10 Years of Marriage

Do you want a great marriage, full of love, respect, and relationship? Marriage is hard. There is a lot more to it than, let’s say some words and move our stuff in together. It is commitment and work. It is changing who you are so that you both are more closely knit together. You can have a great marriage! Are you ready to put in the work and make some changes?

a great marriageThis year my husband and I celebrated our 10 year wedding anniversary! As I sat in a crowded Chick-fil-a watching Matthew play, I reflected on the last 10 years of marriage. We have had some rough patches. Just like any marriage, it is hard work to make two different people see eye-to-eye and get along, even when they love each other! But we have a beautiful marriage! I adore my husband and I know that he loves me. I have learned so much about life, love, forgiveness, and marriage in the last 10 years. This marriage, and the work that we have put into it, has been a huge blessing to me, even though some of the growing pains were rough!

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Jumping on the Bandwagon: My One Word for 2018

My Father has been doing an amazing work in me over the last 3 or so years. I have battled with depression and anxiety for more years than I care to count. My journey of healing started with a phrase…

one word for 2018

It is the beginning of a new year and all around you hear about setting goals and resolutions. I think reflecting on the past year (or even the past few months) and setting goals is very important.

Michael Hyatt says:

“The practice of goal-setting is not just helpful; it is a prerequisite for happiness. Psychologists tell us that people who make consistent progress toward meaningful goals live happier more satisfied lives than those who don’t..” ~Michael Hyatt

But there is another thing that you will notice about the New Year. This #OneWord thing has taken over social media and the blogging world. Why? There are two reasons I think: Continue reading