Christmas, Holidays, Uncategorized

Hope for the Holidays

It's common knowledge that the holidays are generally a happy time. "The most wonderful time of the year," they say. But sometimes it can be a very painful, hard time for people. I just wanted to give a quick reminder that even though this season can be painful for many of us, Christmas is the… Continue reading Hope for the Holidays

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Liebster Award Winner

I was minding my own business one evening a few days ago when I received a comment on my blog letting me know that I had been nominated for the Liebster Award. "What in the world?" I thought to myself. I immediately typed Liebster Award into Google and found out that: "'Liebster' is a German… Continue reading Liebster Award Winner

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On Suffering and the Sovereignty of God

Today I'm going to share some exerts from a book I'm reading by Elisabeth Elliot, and some thoughts of my own afterwards. They are all primarily about suffering and God's sovereign hand in it. I pray that these words will encourage you this morning. "Have you noticed those two verses in Psalm 147 that juxtapose… Continue reading On Suffering and the Sovereignty of God

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Make a Summer Bucket List!

It's almost summer (for real this time), and that means---drum-roll please--- it's time to make a summer bucket list! I have never actually done this before this summer... but, since I've read about it on blogs, and some of my close friends are doing it, I thought I would give it a try. And I… Continue reading Make a Summer Bucket List!

Series

To Sleep in Peace

  Welcome to Post #2 of my little spring series. 🙂 A little more than a week ago, my family got baby chicks. Four little balls of fluff small enough to hold in one hand, and so adorable! One day we'll put them out in the yard with the other nine chickens, but for now,… Continue reading To Sleep in Peace

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Vacuuming Analogies

This morning I woke up, read a chapter of my Bible, and then cracked open my newest favorite by Elisabeth Elliot. By "newest," I mean the most recent I've been reading. Truth be told, I've tried to read this book twice already and never been able to get through more than a chapter or two.… Continue reading Vacuuming Analogies

Christmas

God With Us

There are only nine days until Christmas. It is officially Christmas time! (Like, seriously... my sister's been counting down the days for literally three months. But still.) But just because it's Christmas time doesn't mean that our troubles will really go "miles away," like the song says. Some of us aren't feeling very merry this year.… Continue reading God With Us