What To Say And Do When Someone You Love Is Hurting

“I believe He wants us to love others so much that we go to extremes to help them. That’s the whole point of being a disciple of Jesus: we imitate Him, carry on His ministry, and become like Him in the process.” ~ Francis Chan If you’ve ever gone through a heart ache you know […]

7 Easy Steps To Becoming A More Disciplined Person

“People who accept discipline are on the pathway to life, but those who ignore correction will go astray.” ~Proverbs 10:17 Nobody is born a naturally disciplined person. Becoming a disciplined person is something that is learned, and is one of the most beneficial habits you can establish. It is also one of the most difficult. […]

The Most Profitable Way To Invest In Your Future

“God says that if you believe in Him and trust Him, you can’t even imagine how great the future is that He has for you.” ~ Stormie Omartian Wouldn’t life be so much easier if we just knew what the future held? My husband and I have recently gone through a big life change. After […]

The Healing Power Of Letting Go

“The reason why many are still troubled, still seeking, still making little forward progress is because they haven’t yet come to the end of themselves. We’re still trying to give orders, and interfering with God’s work within us. ” ~ A.W.Tozer Many years ago I was an extremely troubled woman. My marriage had unravelled completely, […]

What I Learned About Love and Loss From My Dog Jesse

“Over the years, my wife and I have had many pets. We are always sad when they die. I sometimes wonder, however, if God isn’t using them to remind us of our own deaths.” ~ Billy Graham I have a confession to make, and I apologize in advance. I used to think people that grieved […]

Discovering God’s Plan For Your Life

“God doesn’t want you to barely survive. He wants you to know that you have a reason to live and a great purpose in doing so.” Stormie Omartian I heard the most amazing testimony recently. Kristen Jane Anderson shared how at 17, she attempted suicide by laying down on the train tracks near her home. […]

What Legacy Will You Leave Behind? 5 Clues To Help You Know

The wind blows, and we are gone—     as though we had never been here. ~ Psalm 103:16 Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about life and how quickly time passes by. Then again, it’s that time of year when I miss my dear mother more than usual. She passed away almost sixteen years ago, but […]

Create A Life You Love

“Instead of wondering when your next vacation is, maybe you should set up a life you don’t need to escape from.” ~ Seth Godin (entrepreneur and blogger) The other day this canvas with the words “Create a Life You Love” stimulated my thoughts. “How beautiful,” I thought. “It’s true. We should all make a life for […]

What To Do When Your Marriage Is Falling Apart

“…from this day forward, for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, til death do us part…” When Rebecca found out that her husband, David, was intimately involved with another woman, she immediately asked him to move out. Rebecca was sure she did not want to stay with an unfaithful […]

Wake Up From The Slumber Of Sin

This is a guest post written by my husband Will Randall  “Awake oh sleeper, rise up from the dead and Christ will give you light.”  ~ Ephesians 5:14 The other day I took a nap.  It was one of those naps that you lose complete consciousness and awareness of time. I may have been out […]