This overcomer story is told by my dear friend, Stephanie. Stephanie not only shares the same name as me, she shares a lot of the awkward, quirky tendencies that essentially brought us together as friends. She has all the qualities that friendship requires. She's encouraging, always truthful, wants the best for you, and loves to... Continue Reading →
This story of overcoming is told by my friend, Cheryl. She has a heart so big that it makes me wonder how God was able to fit that much love and kindness into one human being. I admire her God-given strength and look up to her in more ways than one. She's the type of... Continue Reading →
Week 2 in our Overcomer series is a powerful one. We'll be hearing about the true character of God and how He (and only He) can transform lives. He can shine light even in the darkest of places. He can humble the pride and restore the broken. When we lean into God's strength, nothing is impossible (Matthew 19:26).
I "met" Alyson via Instagram. She stumbled on my page and offered up some encouragement and advice when I needed it most. She didn't know, but it was during a time when I was considering quitting this whole "blog thing." Since then, she started to share bits and pieces of her story, and I could... Continue Reading →
When I finally allowed God to take over my life, He started transforming my life from the inside out. My "before" life consisted of the words broken, defeated, alone and pain. My current life with God consists of the words worthy, restful, strength, and purpose. Through God, I finally overcame a life ridden with overwhelming anxiety,... Continue Reading →
I am relatively new to the “blog scene,” but it has been a remarkable journey so far. I am completely honored and thoroughly excited that Author Ryan Callahan nominated me for the Liebster Award. His blog was one of the first ones I began to follow when I entered the “blogger world,” and it is... Continue Reading →
Buddy the Elf is one of my favorite fictional characters. We can laugh all day at Buddy quotes, but the truth is, his spirit is actually quite admirable. As Christ followers, there are a lot of Buddy traits we should be exuding, so I’d like to break down a few different scenes and relate them... Continue Reading →
Today, I am choosing to cast out the lies and dwell in the truth about who I am! Care to join me? Comment below or share on Instagram with the hashtag #ChooseDayJoyfulTruths. Together, let's make joy a habit!
This one is for anyone who ever sets Clark Griswold-sized expectations during the holiday season (or any time of year, for that matter). The goal for today’s blog post is to come up with strategies to lower expectations, and get us back to the real reason for the season. #1 - Who Cares If The... Continue Reading →