Don’t Be Afraid; Just Believe

As I mentioned before, I have been working my way through a study that covers the book of Mark in the Bible. I was reading in chapter 5 a few days ago about the synagogue ruler named Jairus who came to Jesus because his daughter was sick. While he was with Jesus some men came […]

Spending Time With God


At the beginning of this week as part of my Fitness Challenge I committed to waking up in time to exercise, what this also included was getting up early enough to spend quiet time with God. See, what happens is I hit snooze too many times, my kids wake up, the day starts, and I miss […]

Get Your Body Back Challenge Week 5

 Oh, how pathetic I have been at this challenge. Last week I completed two days of working out. Not my finest week EVER! Due to the horribleness (that’s a word, right?) of my effort last week I have decided to redo the week. I just don’t feel right counting it towards my challenge when I did […]

Do You Need to be Encouraged?


Lately I have been stressed and worried. I have been fighting to maintain peace within because of all the “what ifs” that are running through my head. I have been wanting encouragement, even praying that God will provide someone into my day that will offer the encouragement that I need and that He would just […]

Getting Organized and Huge Time Wasters


I have been struggling with staying on top of my schedule lately. Or, to put it a little more honestly… I have been struggling to accomplish anything lately.   My days seem filled with too many things to do and not enough time to do them. I jump from one task to another to another. […]

Are You Falling Down or Falling Forward?


A few weeks ago I was browsing around the library after taking my daughter to story time and a book seemed to jump off the shelf at me… Move On by Vicki Courtney. The subtitle on the book said “When Mercy Meets Your Mess”, and I thought, “that is so what I need right now. […]

Get Your Body Back Challenge: Week 1 Review

Ok, so I was supposed to post this on Monday and have been somewhat MIA from the blogging world the past week. I had some unexpected things come up and my attention has been all over the place over the past week or so, but the good news is… I did pretty well on Week […]

The Importance of Friends


Do you ever feel alone? Like you are the only one going through a certain situation? Do you feel like no one understands how you feel or what you are experiencing? I know the Christian answer for this is that Jesus knows what you are going through and he’s been there before; and while that […]