Open my eyes Psalm 119 18

See the Bible in a New Way: A Review of the NLT Illustrated Study Bible

If you’re a visual learner, studying the Bible can be a challenge. It’s hard to picture a world that’s so different from ours, and some of the stories and metaphors simply don’t make sense to 21st-century Westerners. Sometimes, I’m a little jealous of little kid Bibles filled with cute illustrations. Okay, so maybe cartoon drawings aren’t exactly helpful in explaining …

Here are my all-time favorite resources for quiet time, all in one place!

My 6 Favorite Quiet Time Resources

When it comes to quiet time, you don’t need much to go deep. Just you, the Lord, and a Bible is enough. But over the years I’ve found several resources that have enriched my quiet time experience, and since I’m always curious about what other people use, I thought I’d share mine, and then you can tell me yours as well. The links …

How to Write a Personal Mission Statement—such a good idea and a great reminder of what I really want to do in life!

How to Write a Personal Mission Statement

Ever feel like you’re wandering aimlessly through life? Maybe you feel like you’ll never get to the important stuff you’d really like to do because you’re stuck making meals, driving kids around, running errands, picking up toys, and folding socks. Or perhaps you’re working a deadend 8-5 job and binge-watching Netflix with a bowl of ice cream at the end of the day, paying off a …

What a great idea! Coloring ornaments to help children learn about the names of Jesus as they prepare to celebrate His coming!

FREE Names of Jesus Printable Ornaments

I am SO excited to share with you these gorgeous coloring ornaments that are all about the names of Jesus! When I wrote Unwrapping the Names of Jesus: An Advent Devotional envisioned it being read by middle-aged women sitting in their living room chair with their morning coffee. And a lot of readers did fall in that category. But I was pleasantly surprised …