Casting Oneself in Love and Casting Out Fears

The winter blues has me missing warmer weather and the outdoor activities that accompany it. One of my favorite summer pastimes is a family fishing day. Our family of four would regularly pack up to spend a few hours at our local reservoir. My husband and son would identity their best spot and set up…

A Word for the Year: Reflection and Resolution

2019. The first time I jumped on the¬†Word for the Year bandwagon. In December 2018, I felt such a passionate fire in my heart to declare arise as my word for 2019. And more specifically to shift my purpose to Wake up! (Romans 13:11) and Go! (Mark 16:15). I was so focused on fulfilling calling…

Steep in God’s Word: How to Get the Most Out of Scripture

The chill of fall weather draws me to the comforts of a warm cup of tea with honey. Recently, I grabbed my box of tea and set out to make my cup. While waiting, I opted to read the directions on the back of my tea packet. It read: "Get the most out of every…

Filling My Cup & Pouring Out to Others

I read it everywhere, it seems. Scrolling through social media and I see it as a meme, a word of encouragement to another, or a self-motivated proclamation. "You can't pour from an empty cup." In other words, you can't give to others if you are lacking in your own life. Seems accurate. The first time…