Is This Lie Keeping You from Consistent Quiet Time?

Many of us believe that if we just try harder, we’ll achieve our self-improvement goals.  But that’s a lie. Scripture says we can’t help ourselves no matter how hard we try (John 15:5, Gal 2:20, 2 Cor 12:9-10).  We can’t will ourselves to be more disciplined. We can’t make ourselves want to read the Bible more. We can’t transform our night-owl habits into …

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The 10-Second Way to Love Your Spouse More

I wrapped my arms around the widowed husband in an embrace, holding back tears as I recalled hugging them both on their wedding day just two short years before. He looked at me and said, “I’d give anything to go back and have just 10 more seconds with her.” We know that life is short. But in the midst of dirty …

Good-Bye to My Friend Named Fear {Guest Post}

This is a guest post from one of my mom friends, #write31days buddies, and fear conquerer, Christine Leeb.  Her friendship was toxic to me, and yet I didn’t even know her.  She would lie to me, put me down, make me feel badly about myself, and constantly point out my mistakes.  She wouldn’t go away.  She was there when I woke up every …