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 »

  • God is holding on to us

    God never lets go of us! There will be troubles but that doesn’t mean God is not there with you. There will be an end to your troubles and the light will break into the darkness. Until then, hold on to God and let Him lead you through. Place your eyes on Him and stand… Read more »

  • A melody from your heart

    It is so easy to praise God when everything’s going well, but what if they’re not? What happens when you fail an exam? When you break up with your boyfriend? Or when your family is having a hard time making ends meet? What happens when you find out you have friends who betrayed you or… Read more »

  • 8 Traits of a Confident Woman

    8 Traits of a Confident Woman 1. She’s had enough. When you’ve had enough of living for someone else, pleasing others, craving others’ approval or of those who bind your life with theirs; when you’ve had enough of the fear of confronting someone or are ready to stand up for yourself, you’re walking in your God-given… Read more »

  • Inherited Grace

    Romans 5:1-2 “Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God.” The moment we were born again, we became heirs… Read more »

  • Speak Life!

    When life is not going the way you think it should, it is so easy to begin complaining. We question why things are happening this way, why can’t things change, or why did God allow this to happen? We have so many questions in our head that can begin to manifest through our words …. Read more »

  • Seeing the unseen

      “Faith is the confidence that what we hope for will actually happen; it gives us assurance about things we cannot see” -Hebrews 11:1 So many people today get down and discouraged because they only focus on their present circumstances. They’re constantly dwelling on their problems, what they don’t have, and what’s wrong with them…. Read more »

  • He listens!

    When no one else listens; God does. Maybe you tried to open up to someone and tell them how you feel, but, they quickly interrupted you and did not allow you to finish. Instead of finding a listening ear, you found an assuming mouth. You tried to release your hidden hurts and pains, but received… Read more »

  • Transformation!

    Your biggest challenges can become your greatest opportunities. Your biggest fears, can become your greatest accomplishments. Your biggest concerns, can become your greatest motivators. Your biggest stress, can become your greatest peace. Your biggest failures, can become your greatest success. Your biggest discouragement can become your greatest inspiration. Your biggest frustration can become your greatest… Read more »

  • He holds you together!

       Some people seem to think that once you become a Christian things will be perfect. God never said there will be no pain, suffering, trials, or tribulations, however He promised He would be there for us. No matter what we face, it could be financial, spiritual, emotional, or physical trials, God is by our… Read more »

  • You’re more than a mistake!

    So many people today are still beating themselves down over something they did five years ago. They’ve asked God to forgive them a thousand times, but can’t let it go. They go around living depressed, defeated and feeling unworthy. If that’s you, realize today the price has already been paid. The first time you asked… Read more »