Bloggers, Tweeters, Social Media Influencers — they know that “trending topics” make for good statistics. Comments, re-tweets, shares, likes, and visits are up when the conversation is a subject that people feel passionately about. Well, they feel passionate for the present at least. As a society, we are so saturated in information and the latest … More Why I don’t address trending topics
Strawberry are definitely one of the highlights of summer. I originally made these cupcakes a few years ago when a gentleman from our church dropped off a grocery bag of homegrown strawberries for us to enjoy. The smell alone was delectable but I had a bigger plan for half the strawberries. Yep, only half because … More Simply Strawberry Cupcakes
Earlier this week, I began talking about discernment and I’d like to continue the conversation today. My journey with discernment began years ago. Whenever I would come across the word in my Bible, it seemed to jump out at me. It was generally tied up with maturity or wisdom — two things that I’m striving … More What is Biblical Discernment Pt. 2
A child is born into this world and he begins to grow. His diet evolves from milk to soft food and eventually to steak. His steps, although non-existent at first, become sure and long. His attitudes, behaviors, and feelings mature. That child, at the age of 31, should no longer require a bottle. He is … More What is Biblical Discernment?
Praise is not always the easiest thing to do. In fact, sometimes it’s difficult. Very difficult. The struggles of this life tell me lies and cause me to forget the things that God does for me. I become consumed by my own battles and God’s activity is overlooked. It’s when I become nearsighted that praise … More 10 Things God does in Psalm 23
Pretty much all of society continue to scream at us to hustle, work hard, achieve our dreams, and all the other go for it stuff. Often, this makes me feel overwhelmed and stressed. To combat this feeling of being left behind, I paint, write, and allow myself to soak in the knowledge that God won’t leave me behind. … More Three Lessons from Nehemiah for Achieving Success
Since my school days, June 1st has always signaled the beginning of summer. Sunshine, warm grills, and picnics immediately come to mind along with all the fun activities that only summer brings. And even though it’s hard to believe, June 1st is just a few days away. It’s already been feeling like summer in my … More Lemonade Cupcakes