Love in Action: 6 Ways to Love a Telemarketer

For the last three years, I’ve worked for a telecommunications company. It’s not a glamorous industry, and I’ve received my fair share of dirty looks when I tell people what I do. Some act like I’ve violated an unwritten code of ethics while others quickly change the subject. But the truth is this: telemarketers are precious people created in the …

5 Ways to Pray for Our President

5 Ways to Pray for our President

Some may wonder, Is it really necessary to pray for our president? In the Bible, Paul says to Timothy: “I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people— for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. This is good, and …

valentine's day challenge | love people

A Valentine’s Day Challenge {FREE Printable}

The Dreaded Pink Day Quick: what comes to mind when you hear “Valentine’s Day”? Roses? Pink balloons? Awkward valentine exchanges in 5th grade? Candy hearts? Warm fuzzy memories of romantic dinners? High expectations of how your husband will (should?) surprise you? Aching grief because you have no husband to surprise you? I have yet to meet someone who absolutely LOVES …

abortion | pro-life | love women

Why America’s Abortions Are My Fault, Too

I’ve been mulling over this post all week, hesitant to hit “publish” for fear of being misunderstood. My prayer is that as you read, you will hear my heart’s cry beyond the words and be moved to repentance with me… “I’m having an abortion tomorrow.” Her voice was flat. I gripped the phone tighter, the wind knocked out of me. …