Why are all my friends and fellow bloggers like Crystal Paine, all working toward a life with better rest and simplicity? Why do we crave it? How can we find it?

Why Do We Crave Rest and Can We Truly Find It?

What is Rest? What do you think of when you think of “rest”? Your greatest vacation? Sleeping in? Napping when the baby’s napping? A relaxing yoga routine? A sandy white beach with a book in your hand? A scented bubble bath? If you follow book news or are much of a reader, you may have noticed something. Over the last year, an incredibly large number of books have been published covering topics of simplifying, slowing down and resting. It seems to be...

Are you prepared to lead your child or friend to Christ? Do you know all the aspects of the salvation story? This book is a MUST for your library.

I Believe in Jesus: Leading Your Child to Christ {by John MacArthur}

What’s More Important? By far, the most important aspect of parenting is paving the way for your child to have an eternal relationship with Jesus. Children are God’s gift to us, but there is also a great responsibility that comes with that gift. Where do you even begin? Even having been raised in a Christian home and now following Christ as an adult, it can occasionally be difficult to know how to parent as Jesus intends. Teaching moments, Time Outs,...

Do you struggle to read your Bible every day? Here are 7 things that have truly helped me solidify the habit!

(Part 2) 7 Things You Should Do When Reading the Bible

Hey, I knew you’d come back! Monday’s post shared the first four components of what I believe to be my vital list for effective Bible reading time. Do you consider yourself strong in the habit of reading the Bible? All I know is, my Quiet Time dramatically improved when I took into account these powerful tips. Check them out: 7 Things You Should Do When Reading the Bible (Part 2 of 2) 5. Pen or Pencil? Electronic Bibles and resources...

Do you struggle to read your Bible every day? Here are 7 things that have truly helped me solidify the habit!

(Part 1) 7 Things You Should Do When Reading the Bible

How do you rate yourself in the discipline of reading the Bible? If you’re like me, you’ve tried quite a few times at maintaining a daily Bible and prayer time. You’ve read books or blogs on it, heard about ideas in church or have come up with new attempts yourself. You’ve tried all sorts of methods in order to really cultivate the act of diving into God’s Word every day. But somehow you keep getting distracted. Those distractions can happen...

If you've moved, are going to move or know someone else moving, this book will make ALL the difference!!

After the Boxes Are Unpacked {by Susan Miller)

“I had to choose to move forward. Notice I always use the word choose. It is my choice to be open or closed to change and to what God is teaching me through it. I realized it was time to take the focus off myself, embrace where I now lived, and invest in new relationships. It was time to come full circle by being content in my circumstances and choosing to move to a place of peace, joy, hope and...