Encouragement, God's Love

Handle With Care: Practicing Gentleness as Christians

When I graduated with my master’s degree from University of Georgia (Go Dawgs! Lol), a former classmate sent me a beautiful Class of 2013 glass frame. It was gorgeous! It even had a spot within the frame to embed and preserve your graduation tassel. I loved it. The only thing that was wrong with it… Continue reading Handle With Care: Practicing Gentleness as Christians

Encouragement, Faith, God's Love, Travel

God In Greece: I Ate. I Prayed… But Did I Love?

One of my favorite books is Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert. In it, Liz (as I so affectionately call her because I feel like I know her) recounts how she ate, prayed, and loved during her 12 months of travel to Italy, Indonesia, and India, respectively. Me, having the Type A personality that I… Continue reading God In Greece: I Ate. I Prayed… But Did I Love?

Encouragement, Faith

5 Things Every Christian Should Do BEFORE and AFTER Moving

In “Blessed in the City: Part 1”, we discussed some of the joys and some of the challenges of moving to a new city. Maybe you’ve been considering a change in scenery yourself. Maybe you think the move would be beneficial in regards to job opportunities or maybe you’re feeling like Ruth and just want… Continue reading 5 Things Every Christian Should Do BEFORE and AFTER Moving

Encouragement, Faith, God's Love

Blessed in the City: Christians and Christianity on the Move

“Blessed shalt thou be in the city, and blessed shalt thou be in the field. Blessed shalt thou be when thou comest in, and blessed shalt thou be when thou goest out.” Deuteronomy 28:3;6 By the time I was 25 years old, I had moved to a new city where I didn’t know anyone a… Continue reading Blessed in the City: Christians and Christianity on the Move

Encouragement, Spiritual Gifts, Uncategorized

Unwrapped Gifts: Realizing and Using Our God Given Gifts

WARNING: This by far was the longest and most challenging blog post to write but I felt Spirit led to share this message God so passionately put on my heart. Someone, somewhere desperately needs this message of encouragement and I pray it reaches who God intends for it to. Thank you in advance for reading!  Spring… Continue reading Unwrapped Gifts: Realizing and Using Our God Given Gifts

The Importance of Christian Accountability
Encouragement

Lean On Me: The Importance of Christian Accountability

757 days… That’s how many days in a row I counted calories and used a smartphone fitness app as a daily food diary. Some of my family and friends were happy for me—others a little concerned. However, all were amazed.  I had made a decision that I was going to lose weight and reduce my… Continue reading Lean On Me: The Importance of Christian Accountability