As a mom of two elementary-aged children, I am always looking for new ways to control the clutter in my home, and this Pre-Christmas Purge has been a real winner for our family! I choose to use the expectation of new things to motivate my children to do a pre-Christmas purge. Here is the simple 3-step plan we follow in our home.

Simple 3-Step Pre-Christmas Purge for Your Kids {and Your Sanity}

Clutter is both my constant companion (I have 2 grade school kids!) and a threat to my peace of mind. I am always looking for new ways to control the clutter in my home, and this Pre-Christmas Purge has been a real winner for our family! [Tweet “This simple 3-step Pre-Christmas Purge has been a…

A christian holiday gift guide with 50+ prayer-related crafts, prayer resources, prayer gifts, prayer quotes and prayer printables for the prayer warrior in your life.

Holiday Gift Guide for Your Favorite Prayer Warrior

Early this year, I stumbled upon a woman’s prayer group at my church. My motives for joining them were not rooted in a desire to pray, but rather a desire to spend time with a friend who was temporarily leading the group. But one prayer session with those ladies, and I was hooked. There is…

When we become Christ followers, our core identity shifts.  Rebel becomes righteous. Sinner becomes sanctified. Carnal becomes chaste.  Our old heart was stony, stubborn, and sinful. But our new heart is tender, teachable, and thankful.  We don’t need to travel the world to find our purpose, because God has written it upon our hearts!  [Tweet "We don’t need to travel to find our purpose, because God has written it upon our hearts!"]  Hebrews 10:6 says, "I will put my laws in their hearts, and I will write them on their minds."

Your Ultimate Purpose is Already Inscribed on Your Heart

I moved away from home when I was 17, searching for something more than my small town could provide. I traveled the globe for three years, from the outback of Australia to the mountains of British Columbia, in pursuit of my purpose. So when I felt a strong call of the Lord to return to…

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A 10-Minute Prayer for our Military

I can’t imagine military living;  surrendering your own will for the greater good and putting yourself in harms way for the sake of your country. There are a few good men in my own life who are veterans, and I rarely set aside time to think about the sacrifices they have made for our country.…

No matter what does or does not happen in this election...God is still on His throne. Our country is changing, but our God is the same…yesterday, today, and forever.  And there is still so much that we can do, each and every day, to show the world that Our God reigns above it all!

After the Election: 10 Things Christians Can Do

In a few short hours, I will be casting my vote for the next President of the United States. I do not know who will win the election, and even if my party’s candidate wins, I doubt I will be in a celebratory mood. This election season has been exhausting, and both candidates have failed…

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How Do You Wear Your Faith? | $25 Simply Bliss Gift Card Giveaway

I’m obsessed with all the amazing boutique clothing stores that are creating faith based jewelry and clothing. There’s nothing like waking up and choosing your outfit based on what message you feel like wearing that day. A few of my favorite t-shirt messages are: “A Little Bit of Coffee & a Whole Lot of Jesus” “Don’t…