When God Says No Have you ever prayed for a green light from God but got a horizontal head shake instead? Mathew 7:7 says “Ask and it will be given to you”, but what about when God says no? How do you move on when you feel like a door was just slammed in your … [Read more…]
Fall Into Him
“There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens” Ecclesiastes 3:1 Fall is finally here [Editor’s note: Well, that was quick- we woke up to freezing temperatures these past few mornings!]. I personally love fall. I mostly love when the trees begin to change colors. It’s a great reminder that … [Read more…]
I so admire lovely lawns. Beautiful flowers, well-manicured shrubs, nice “hardscapes” with decorative stones. Longingly browsing through a Southern Living magazine tempts me to covet. I wish. I sigh. Then I snap back to reality. Pretty yards are hard work, and most are either done by someone who is truly gifted with a green thumb, … [Read more…]
I Got Chopped
I live in the fun little metropolis known as Springfield, Tennessee. Each year our town has this amazing event called The Taste of Country. It’s a full day filled with food, music, food, games, food, vendors… did I mention food? Traditionally there is always some type of cooking competition on that day. This year was … [Read more…]
As a group fitness instructor, I know how good stretching is for you. Perhaps most notably, stretching helps to keep muscles elastic and increase your range of motion. But you might be surprised to know that it can also help increase strength, power, and endurance. Now, let me confess that I don’t stretch as often … [Read more…]
Colossians Study: Week Two, Where HOPE Begins
Hi, friends! Thanks again for joining us as we walk through the book of Colossians this summer. For this week’s post, I loved having Jennifer Landrith with me to talk through how she has been “strengthened with all power according to His glorious might, for all endurance and patience with joy giving thanks to the Father … [Read more…]
Colossians Study: Week One!
Hello, friends! Here’s our first installment of this summer’s study of Colossians. I am so excited to walk through this book with you I can barely stand it! For those who were unable to join us for last week’s Women’s Gathering (5/29), you were missed! A quick bit to catch you up: RHYTHMS is a new … [Read more…]
Grab your RHYTHMS Phone Wallpaper here!
Ladies, we’re so thrilled you’re with us, committed to seeing God do amazing things in the lives of our women this summer. Until we meet again (Mark it down! August 21!), use this handy smart phone wallpaper to serve as a reminder of our collective prayer through the upcoming season: Lord, teach me the unforced … [Read more…]
“Let us not become weary in doing good….” (Galatians 6:9) I have a dear friend who is a prayer partner of mine. Last year, she asked me how she could best pray for me throughout the year–in one word. Those who know me know that I’m never short on words. So to drill my thoughts … [Read more…]
Hosea: Break Up Your Unplowed Ground
When was the last time you sat before God and asked Him to speak to you? Asked Him to search your heart? I think in the midst of our busy schedules, we sometimes forget that we have an all powerful God longing for us to come to Him and seek His face. When thinking about … [Read more…]