3 Ways to Know If an “Open Door” is from God

  Author: Cindi McMenamin Just because an opportunity presents itself, and it looks appealing, doesn’t necessarily mean it is from God. And likewise, just because an open door looks a little uncertain, doesn’t mean you shouldn’t walk through it. The key is knowing how to discern if an opportunity is really an open door from… Read more »

She Laughs Without Fear

This morning I woke up with the words, “She laughs without fear of the future.” I began to think about all the times I’ve worried, yet God answered my prayer and did not fail to see me through. When all was said and done, I laughed thinking about how much I stressed and worried about… Read more »

This Moment Is Yours

If you are anything like me (and by that I mean twenty-five, single, and awesome), then you’ve probably spent more than a few moments of any given day thinking back to those days when you “used to.” Did I confuse you there? Oh, come on, now…you know what I mean. Remember when you use to… Read more »

A Prayer For When You’re Feeling Weak

  I hate weakness. I don’t like to feel inadequate or incapable. I don’t like being dependent on others. I don’t like not knowing what’s going to happen. I don’t like feeling helpless in the face of a trial. I don’t like feeling spent and overwhelmed. I don’t like it when I am physically weak,… Read more »

3 Reasons to Keep Hoping Instead of Giving Up

  By: Ryan Duncan What do I do when I just don’t know how to go on?” Ann Voskamp was asked this question not too long ago. The latest post in her blog, A Holy Experience, describes how Voskamp found herself confronted by the cold, dark reality of despair. It’s an existence many of us… Read more »

Purpose In The Pain

No one wants to go through pain. No one enjoys suffering.   However, many times in order for growth to happen, some pain will occur. Just like a mother who went through labor pains to give birth to her beautiful child. At first it hurts, but the joy of seeing her little infant was worth… Read more »

5 Easy Bible Verses to Memorize

  The Bible contains many short verses that are great for memorization. Even though these passages from the Bible are short, they can still work in amazing ways to transform the lives of those seeking Jesus! Here are five easy Bible verses you can memorize. 1. 1 John 5:14            … Read more »

Finding the Value of Love

    Ah, Valentine’s Day, the time of year when it seems love is on full display all around us. The only day in February when it seems the air is a little mistier, the birds a little more chirpy, the stars a bit brighter and the moon a bit rounder, all setting the scenery… Read more »

Who Is My Father?

  There are moments where the pressures of life begin to form a cloud of doubt over our minds. We begin to place our eyes on the circumstances around us and lose focus on what God is doing in our life. But today I want to bring you a simple reminder of who your Heavenly… Read more »

Alone Time With God

By: T. Emerson “How does a woman display her own reckless abandon to God? Does she have to leave her family, hometown, and all her friends to prove such commitment? Well, occasionally God might ask that of someone.  Ruth had to forsake the familiar and comfortable in order to receive God’s best for her life.” -Jackie… Read more »

  • You’re approved!

    Before I formed you in the womb I knew and approved of you… Jeremiah 1:5. Did you know that God was thinking about you before you were ever born? He knew everything about you before you were in your mother’s womb. He created you on purpose, for a purpose. He carefully planned who you would… Read more »

  • Think Like Christ

      Your thoughts are very powerful and can become your life in the future. You can think yourself into a mess or a victory! When you let your thoughts run your life, lies  can seem to be reality. The devil will try to come and whisper a thought into your mind, and it is up… Read more »

  • Turning the pages

      Did you know that God has already written out the story of your life? He’s written out plans for your good, plans to prosper you, plans for peace. That doesn’t mean that you won’t go through negative situations. It means that God will use everything you go through to move you forward toward that… Read more »

  • Detox time

    “Keep and guard your heart with all vigilance and above all that you guard, for out of it flow the springs of life” (Proverbs 4:23). When something is toxic, it’s poisonous; it can destroy you. When we go around dwelling on the wrong thoughts, thinking about what we can’t do or how we’ll never get… Read more »

  • Busy…Busy…busy

    Sorry to all my readers, these few weeks were very busy for me. First, I moved to a new home and that was a lot of work. I had no idea I had so many things until I had to pack them all lol. I’m finally settled in and enjoying the new place so far…. Read more »

  • Nothing can stop you!

      There is nothing impossible for God. God is able to do more than we could ever imagine. He is a God of possibilities and opportunities; when He has a plan nothing can stop Him. He is faithful to His promises and His word never turns back void. God is going to open some doors… Read more »

  • Don’t settle for second best

      I believe that God has planted seeds of greatness on the inside of every one of us. We all have dreams and desires, things we want to accomplish; things we want to see changed. But so many times, life has a way of stealing our dreams. We go through disappointments, face adversity, things don’t turn… Read more »

  • Why Forgive?

    To forgive means to not seek revenge on the one who has hurt you. It means letting go of the anger we harbor inside of us and allowing God to deal with that person as He, in His perfect wisdom, sees fit. It doesn’t mean excusing the wrong or denying that it ever happened.It means… Read more »

  • You matter to God!

    Have you ever had difficulty receiving from God because you thought. “God has better things on His mind,” or “This isn’t that important to Him?” It may be tempting to let your mind wander in that direction, however, the truth is that nothing is more important to God than you are! Every detail of your… Read more »

  • Reflection

      What do you see when you look into the mirror? You might look to just see two eyes staring right back at you, but if you were to look deeper, what would your reflection show? You might look and see scars, scars of past hurts and struggles or past battles that you have had… Read more »