Being a good steward of your time means using your time wisely. Being more productive throughout the day helps us to effectively use the time we have been given by working in a way that is honoring God. However, most of us often become distracted by social media, friends, or whatever happens to be happening outside the window. Over the years, i have learned 5 tips that have helped me to become a more productive person. Read on to Find out how you can be more productive
It’s the dirty D word. Debt. Whether its school loans, bad credit card decisions, or medical bills. Debt can seem paralyzing if you don’t know how to deal with it. No one WANTS to be in debt, yet, for many people it is inevitable. Today I want to share 4 encouraging thoughts about debt for those who feeling like their drowning.
Spending time with the Lord becomes so difficult when we become busy. I personally, find that I see more of my weaknesses when I am busy, and remember just how fragile I am without God's grace and mercy. When we neglect God, we are unknowingly isolating ourselves from our greatest source of love, power, and encouragement. However, when we hold ourselves accountable, we don't let busyness deter our growing relationship with the Lord. Accountability is key to overcoming busyness for the sake of our spiritual growth. Here are 3 easy ways to hold yourself more accountable to spending time with the Lord.
Scripture is so important to our lives. The Bible says “For the word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword” (Hebrews 4:12 NIV) When we neglect to read, memorize, and meditate on scripture, we are leaving ourselves vulnerable when the enemy launches his attack. It's the word of God that strengthens our spirit, tears down lies, and breaks strongholds. That is why it is important to saturate yourself with the word even when life gets busy. Here’s 4 tips for adding more scripture into your busy life.
Being in Korea has really allowed me to gain a new perspective on this verse. Korea isn't my permanent home. I'm just a sojourner, making Korea my temporary dwelling. In the same way, as Christians, this earth is not our final home. So how do we not conform to this world? Check out my guest post 5 Practical Ways to Not Conform to this World on JoyPursued.com.
Busyness is good when it keeps you productive, but not when it pulls you away from God. Are you losing God in your busy life? Read on to find practical ways to keep God the center of your busy life
Fear if left unaddressed can spiral into an anxiety or even depression. It is one of the ways Satan gets us to take our eyes off of God, and onto our circumstance. But, as Christians, we know that we serve a God who is able to do exceedingly and abundantly above all we ask or think. I learned how to use my faith to fight my fear. Read on to find out how.
Being a Mom of two under two can be very overwhelming. However, you are not alone. There is a purpose for this difficult and sometimes, overwhelming season of your life. Read on for a dose of encouragement from one mom to another.
Sometimes its hard to stay focused during church. Sunday morning is usually when you remember all the things you need to do and have a hard time quieting your mind. But there are so many things we can do to stay more focused during church. Check out these 7 ways to stay more focused during church.
As an engaged couple, you often are showered with solicited and unsolicited advice. One of the best pieces of advice I was ever told was "Selfishness is the Enemy". I have learned that statement to be so true within my marriage. Find out why selfishness is the enemy and how you can overcome it.
Whether its stress, the birth of a child, or just plain old life, body image is something that many women struggle with. We are fearfully and wonderfully made, but sometimes its hard to remember that when you don't like the image you see staring you back in the mirror. DO you need a dose of encouragement? Read on to see that you are not alone.
Anyone who has ever had a loved one go through a difficult time can tell you that sometimes, its difficult to love them well. Sometimes you just don't know what to do or say.Read more to find out 5 ways that you can love others well through a difficult time.
There is so much darkness in this world. If you just watch the news for a few minutes, you become inundated with stories of tragedy. It can become overwhelming. So in the face of a world that seems to be falling apart, I lament. Read on to find out 5 reasons why I lament.
As Christians, it can sometimes be hard to admit that we have doubted God. That at one point in time, we didn't truly know if God was there? Read on to find out how I struggled with my faith, but found Jesus was the answer time and time again.
Experts say that 50% of marriages lead to divorce. Well, I'm so glad that as Christians we don't have to conform to this statistic. We choose to love our spouse and work hard even when we have "fallen out of love". Read more to find out ways you can make your marriage flourish.
Have you ever struggled with being a good friend? I sure have! God made us to be in community with others and he wants us to invest in the lives of other people. Read on to find out 4 ways that you can become a more godly friend.
We all need some guidance in life. Here is a quick guide on how to steward your finances well. Read on to learn how you can honor God with your finances.
Newlyweds are supposed to have blissful fun marriages before the real work starts. But what do you do when it feels like your marriage is falling apart from day 1. Read on to hear my experience with a rough season of marriage as a Newlywed, and how we got through it.
When you are going through a tough season of marriage, it can be so difficult to reconnect. We get used to being distant and sometimes that is hard to overcome. But, if we work hard, we can gorw closer together. Check out these 10 ways to reconnect with your spouse.
Date nights are such fun ways to spend time with your spouse. Here are 8 incredible ideas for your next date night.
Self-Control is a discipline that many of us struggle with. We all have areas of our lives that we would love to be more disciplined in, however, our motivation always seems to run out. Read on to find out 4 steps that you can take to become more disciplined.
Do you find it difficult to have a consistent unhurried time with the Lord each day? In this post I list out 3 essential components that are necessary for a productive quiet time with the Lord. Read on to find out more.
Hacks are all the rage these days. There are cooking hacks, teaching hacks, exercise hacks. So I decided to come up with hacks to help having a consistent, productive quiet time a lot easier. Read on to find out these more about these hacks.
Spending Time with God is important for both new and seasoned believers. It's how we get to know him and learn more about his desires and will for our lives. Read on on to find out how you can spend quality time with God.
The Bible says " Resist the Devil and He will flee." How exactly do we do that? Read on to find out practical ways to resist the devil.
Do you often get tired of listening to all of the lies that come to your head? The devil loves to try and plant seeds, but we have the power to throw away every thought he puts into our minds. Read on to find out practical ways to silence the voices.
Worship is so crucial when we feel overwhelmed with worry. We are so blessed to have a father he loves and cares for us. Let these 20 songs sink into your heart and lead you into worship with God.
Sometimes its so difficult to stop worrying and start trusting. One of the easiest things that we can do to curb our worrying is to worship. To fix our eyes on Jesus and trust him. Read on to find how you can stop worrying through worship.
Have you ever experienced overwhelming worry to the point that you can't shake it? Have you ever battled anxiety and felt like you lost? Or maybe you even have a friend who struggles with anxiety but you can't relate. Read on to find out more about how to Overcome anxiety in Part 1 of this Series.
Speaking truth to cancel the lies is one fo the best things we can do for ourselves. Join me in declaring these 20 affirmations over our lives.