7 Unexpected Rewards from Personal Bible Reading (Part 1)

7 Unexpected Rewards from Personal Bible Reading (Part 1)

Is it possible you are consuming bite-size pieces of scripture from various sources – an Instagram post, the verse linked to an online devotional, or a text thread from a friend with a Psalm to cheer us up – but not savoring a steady diet of Scripture? Are...
Kitchen Counter Questions for the Lord

Kitchen Counter Questions for the Lord

We get to know people by asking questions. Not really prying questions but interested questions. I’ve always admired people who are good question askers, meaning they don’t really run out of curious questions that are almost fun to answer. Hair stylists are really...
3 Ways to Go from Night Owl to Early Riser

3 Ways to Go from Night Owl to Early Riser

I suppose I’ve always been a morning person. Never a habitual snoozer. Early college classes didn’t bother me. Growing up, I heard phrases like “nothing good happens after midnight” and “bedtime is 10pm” over and over. Those pretty much stuck. Any random day you’re...
Seeking the “Jesus is Enough” Mindset

Seeking the “Jesus is Enough” Mindset

How many times have you read the Mary and Martha story? Maybe you’ve read it so much your eyes might glaze over; maybe you’ve not read it at all. Luke 10: 38-42 shares the story of these two sisters and the choices each made during Jesus’ visit with them....
How to Consider Portions in a Life-Giving Way

How to Consider Portions in a Life-Giving Way

Have you ever considered the word portion? For some reason, I found myself chewing on this particular word lately and its impact on our choices and our outcomes. Consider – what portion of the day do you spend looking into a screen? What do the portions of your...
Three Ways Simplicity Serves Us Well

Three Ways Simplicity Serves Us Well

Simple. Simple serves us well. Simple reduces the number of decisions. Simple takes us back to the basics. Simple doesn’t mean a removal of effort but a removal of excess. Here are 3 ways simplicity serves us well, spiritually and physically: The simplicity of time in...