Fasting: Why is it So Important?

I remember having dinner some time ago with friends while the topic of fasting came up. We started to talk about some of our previous fasting experiences, knowing the Holidays were coming soon, and our corporate fasting was approaching…but so was our delicious meals as the waitress walked to our table. A silent pause in…

12 Life Changing Values to Live By

There is a very specific reason why certain men and women have the power to change the world.  Their goals aren’t acknowledgements, money, awards, sales, power over people, or control. They don’t need validation or weaker people around them to know they are strong. Their values are of faith and goodness; never depending on a…

Our First Year of Marriage + “Was it Hard?”

You are either one of two people when you hear, “The first year of marriage is hard”: fearful of the journey or excited to overcome it. And then there was me. I hated hearing couples talk about their first year of marriage, especially when I got engaged. I felt like they weren’t giving single people…

Finding Your Shoes and Wearing Them Out

How often have you felt stuck; effect of your situations, rather than a cause? Does it ever feel like you’re walking around in someone else’s shoes? Are you doing what makes you happy? Or are you constantly pleasing other people and settling for wearing masks rather than living in authenticity? I’ll answer: Yes, I do…

From The Wait to The Promise

Deuteronomy is a great book in the bible.  In the first few chapters, we find Moses leading and instructing the Israelite’s on their next mission as they finally begin the process of exiting the wilderness and entering their promised land.  This is a crossing point many of us have experienced in our lives. Here are…

Baby Registry 101: The Real Registry Every Parent Needs

“Prepare thy work without, and make it fit for thyself in the field; and afterwards build thine house.” Proverbs 24:27 Whether this is your first child, second, third or fifteenth, keep this baby registry in mind as you prepare for life with your little one! Because yes, we need the diapers, and the bottles and…