What I Wish My Younger Self Knew About Intimacy

“Our lack of intimacy with God causes a void that we try to fill with the frailest of substitutes.” ~Francis Chan The other day my daughter asked me if I remembered my first kiss. I felt embarrassed and sad, as I told her I did not. She then asked me, “was it not important to […]

Confessions Of A Weary Shopaholic

“Nothing teaches us about the preciousness of the Creator as much as when we learn the emptiness of everything else.” ~ Charles Spurgeon Hi my name is Tweeny and I am a shopaholic. Yes, it’s true. I have had it under control for many years, but recently I noticed that I’ve been on a shopping […]

Broken, Beautiful And Bold

  “Broken is what people are. Beautiful is what God makes them.” ~ Lysa Terkeurst Most of my life I have felt “broken.” What this means is that I faced circumstances that were beyond my control, and I knew I could not handle them in my own strength. In those times, I have been acutely aware […]

My Father’s Legacy And The 5 Compartments Of Grief

“Grief is the last act of love we can give to those we loved. Where there is deep grief, there was great love.”~ Unknown Losing someone you love is one of the most painful experiences in life. The emotional shock and the separation caused by death can be overwhelming. Our hearts hurt as we miss […]

Bible Verses And Quotes To Help You Fight Off Your Fears

“Basically, there are two paths you can walk: faith or fear. It’s impossible to simultaneously trust God and not trust God.” ~ Charles Stanley Everyone struggles with fear at some point in their life. Feelings of anxiety and worry are very real to the person experiencing them. I know because I have battled with fear […]

How To Break Free From Insecurity And Discover Who You Really Are

“We’re going to have to let truth scream louder to our souls than the lies that have infected us.” ~ Beth Moore The devil is real. I don’t like giving that bully a lot of attention, but I think too many Christians don’t give him enough. One of the ways he attacks God’s people is […]

Breaking Down The Wall Of Unforgiveness

“As the year wraps up and draws to a close, may you shake off any offenses that are still hanging on. May you instead wrap yourself up in the complete love and acceptance of Christ. May you forgive others and forgive yourself.” ~ Susie Larson Recently, someone I love dearly, had an injustice done to […]

There Is Always Hope-Always!

“We must never forget that lasting hope- stabilizing hope- is a result of placing confidence in our unchanging God.” ~ Jim Berg Christmas, the celebration of Jesus Christ’s birth, is December 25th. The meaning of Christmas, however, ought to be part of a Christian’s daily life. The message of Christmas is one of hope; “Joy to […]

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. […]