Take the Break

Any mommas out there feel actual guilt for relaxing or doing something for yourself? I never understood that sensation until I had my baby. I suddenly had SO MUCH to do, and not enough time or hands to do it. But I also found out very quickly that never taking a break didn’t help either….

When I Get Really Afraid

“When I get really afraid I come to you in trust. I’m proud to praise God; fearless now, I trust in God. What can mere mortals do?” Psalm 56:3-5(MSG) When we get really afraid…. We panic, we run, we tremble, we hide, we fight, we cry, we escape. But all those instinctual responses do is…

Because He first loved us

“We love because He first loved us.” 1 John 4:19 (NIV) love one another- the Bible is very clear over and over how important, dare I say, mandatory this is. Yet to be such a staple in Christianity it sure is hard to love one another when the other is acting unlovable. We often fall…

But David was a shepherd…

“Not that we are competent in ourselves, but our competence comes from God.” 2 Corinthians 3:5 (NIV) David is one of my favorite go-to’s in the Bible. Whether it be what he writes in Psalm or just looking at his life in general, I am continuously learning from David. And every time God asks me…

Dear Restless,

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.” Matthew 11:28 (NIV) To the heart that hasn’t slept in a while… You probably didn’t mean to stay up this late – emotionally and mentally tossing and turning over in your head. You probably meant to lay down that…