Bible Study, Encouragement

What Does It Look Like To Trust God?

Why is it so incredibly difficult to trust people? Most likely you have found yourself in a place where people continually fail to meet your expectations. They let you down, they fail to follow through, and go back on their promises. So it makes sense that it will be difficult to trust people. But what… Continue reading What Does It Look Like To Trust God?

Bible Study, Encouragement

Peaceful Mountains and Gentle Rain – Day 8

Some folks love the beach. Not this chick. I'm a country mountains and rolling pastures kind of girl. I'm not a fan of the noise from the waves, nor the sand in everything. I'd rather listen to the birds, a brook trickling over rocks, and the sound of the cattle in the distance. I'm a… Continue reading Peaceful Mountains and Gentle Rain – Day 8

Bible Study, Encouragement

World Peace of Course! Day 4

World Peace! It's the standard, flippant response in our family when someone asks you what you want and you truly have no idea. World Peace! That's what I want. Yet as I studied today's scripture for Day 4 of Advent, I realize I truly have no idea what peace looks like.  I often imagine world… Continue reading World Peace of Course! Day 4

Bible Study, Encouragement

Joy in the Mourning

Until tonight, I never realized that the mourning referenced in Matthew 5:4 doesn't’t mean mourning the death of a loved one. Rather, it’s mourning sin...my sin. When I mourn my own sin, and the reality that it breaks the heart of God, I have a truly repent heart. In my repentance, Jesus tells me that… Continue reading Joy in the Mourning