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 »

  • 5 Bible Verses To Keep You Hope-Filled

      We all have bad days, but there’s no cloud so dark that the Word of God can’t shine through.  I want to share a few scriptures that will encourage you and fill you with hope.   1. Romans 12:12 “Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer” 2. Jeremiah 29:11 “For I… Read more »

  • 5 Prayers Every Woman Should Pray For Her Man

    Magazine headlines and online articles often draw us in by headlines that promise to tell us the secrets to pleasing our men. Some sources even list out how to be the best wife or girlfriend that we can be by showing support, being vulnerable, showing affection and being a good listener. These are all good… Read more »

  • You are a Woman of Great Influence

      By: Katie McCoy In a study on biblical womanhood with a fabulous group of student wives last fall, we looked at everything the Bible has to say about being a woman. Throughout the pages of their stories, they all had one thing in common: influence. Pick a woman in the Scripture who is known… Read more »

  • God Uses Broken Vessels

    By: Tony Evans How can you see your future when you’re staring at your past? We call our past, the past, but the truth is, it is very much present in many lives today. For some, past issues so rule their thoughts and actions that they decide their future is over before it’s begun. In… Read more »

  • Is Fear Blocking Your Blessings?

    By: Christina Patterson It’s been one of those weeks. Stress, demands and struggling relationships have made it difficult to sleep when I need sleep the most. I lay in bed while my mind races with thoughts of how the day could have been better and how tomorrow might feel like another failure. Fear sets in,… Read more »

  • Waiting for a Man?

      What messes up most of our lives is the picture we have in our heads of how our lives are supposed to be. If that snapshot in your dream-scrapbook includes a husband by your side, you’re probably wondering about now where he is. Yeah, I thought he’d be here by now.  Plenty of other… Read more »

  • 5 Bible Verses On True Beauty

    True beauty is inside each of us.  We were created in the image of God and He doesn’t make junk. We are all beautiful in God’s eyes, but sadly, many people don’t believe they are beautiful. It is easy to compare ourselves to others especially when we compare our outward appearance. We are often smothered by… Read more »

  • Abiding In Christ

    We can’t just seek God during the tough times, when the attacks begin to happen. No, we must continually seek the Lord. We must abide in Him daily. John 15:4-7 “Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless… Read more »

  • 10 Pieces Of Advice Every Woman Needs To Hear

      Your worth is not defined by what others think of you. — Psalm 139:14 You may be trash according to them, but you are priceless to Him. You need to develop tunnel vision to your purpose. Once you develop that, No one can stand in the way of your vision. It’s too important. Just… Read more »

  • My 5 Favorite Bible Verses On Faith

      1. Ephesians 2:8-9 “For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, not of works, lest anyone should boast.” We are not saved by our works and by trying to impress God with our goodness. We are saved by faith alone, trusting all… Read more »