girl meets change {book review}

Girl Meets Change by Kristen Strong Whether chosen or unexpected, all change brings stress. Kristen Strong knows about change–especially the kind you didn’t choose. Over the years, she’s fought hard to learn an important truth: change is not something to be feared but something to be received as a blessing from a God who works through it, […]

the skeptic’s brownie recipe // THM // Trim Healthy Girl

I will be the first to admit that I am a HUGE skeptic when it comes to ‘healthy’ dessert recipes.  The way I see it, just make a REAL dessert recipe every once in a while and don’t eat too much!  I would rather eat the GOOD stuff only every once in a while rather […]

the real meaning of ‘carpe diem’

I write lists. I make check boxes. I schedule. I watch the clock. I squeeze every moment. I fill the day. And I look up at the end.  What have I done?  I am tired and dry.  My brain hurts.  My mind in knots.  I am useless by the time the sun sets.  I’ve filled […]

called to walk on water

We’ve all been there.  I have. Maybe you stand at the brink of the ocean now.  And you hear Jesus calling out to you.  Calling your name.  Beckoning you to trust Him.  To walk on the water. Whatever it is that you may be facing, have courage.  You are His.  And He is yours. Be blessed […]

recommended books

Looking for excellent books that inspire you in your faith? On a quest for a good story to get lost in? Do we have a treat for you! We just recently published a page on our website with a full list of over *50* fiction and non-fiction books!  We also included links so that you know […]

waiting

Waiting is so hard.  It could be be waiting for that adorable dress to go on sale, it could be waiting for that avocado to ripen (guacamole, anyone?),  it could be waiting for that phone call, a difficult relationship that you’ve been working hard to reconcile, it could be a dream you’ve held forever…whatever it is, no […]

rest for the weary

I’m tired. After a long weekend of running from one thing to the other, I am simply exhausted. Usually when Monday comes, I am excited for the new week.  A fresh start.  A new beginning. But today is a stereotypical Monday.  The kind in which the alarm goes off and I moan, “Already?  Not yet! […]

the gift {a short story}

The majestic wings of the angel flexed in the glittering golden light before the throne.  One would have called them white, but before the purity with which they were beheld, their light was dim. “Holy, holy, holy is The Lord God Almighty, Who was and is and is to come!” The angel cried with a […]