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 »

  • True Wisdom

    Life is full of either/or situations-either I can stay home and start studying for finals or I can go shopping with my friends and procrastinate on studying. Either I can speak up for the unpopular girl or I can go along with the crowd and ignore her. Either/or. What to do? Sometimes it can feel… Read more »

  • No More Excuses

    But I’m not a good talker. I would have no idea what to say,  plus, I have a funny accent. But I’m so shy and get nervous easily. But I don’t think I’m ready for that. But… But… But… I had a diverse list of reasons why God shouldn’t use me. In my mind, they… Read more »

  • Pause.

    Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in you. Show me the way I should go, for to you I entrust my life. Psalm 143:8 The morning time is a great time to seek the face of God. It is the moment you open your eyes… Read more »

  • Overcoming A Spiritual Attack

      Life with Christ is an amazing experience and journey. However, the Bible does let us know that there is a battle for our souls. The devil is seeking who he may devour ( 1 Peter 5:8) and sometimes will try to bring spiritual attacks into your life. His aim is to try to cast… Read more »

  • Mirror of Your Soul

      The Bible is the most important part of a Christian’s life. The Word of God teaches that the Bible is A MIRROR of the soul. James 1:23-25 is an amazing passage of Scripture,   “Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says. Anyone who listens to the… Read more »

  • Through The Eyes of Christ

    When you come to God’s mind, what does He think? I’m sure you’re thinking the words sinner, unworthy, broken, and shameful. Did you know? God sees your darkest parts, yet still loves you. He sees the mess you are and still wants to have an intimate friendship with you. He calls you friend. He calls… Read more »

  • While You’re Waiting

    Waiting is not the easiest thing to do. Especially in today’s world, where we are used to getting things immediately.  We want our prayers to be like a microwave. Easy and fast. Yes, there are times where God will answer right away. However, many times God wants us to wait, it increases our patience and… Read more »

  • A Woman of The Word

    This world will try to place standards upon women that are ungodly and unbiblical. Whatever is trending and popular is what a woman should follow, yet those trends are constantly changing and place unrealistic expectations upon them. The world wants to fool women into thinking liberation is degradation by placing their bodies on display and… Read more »

  • Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep

    Sometimes bed time brings negative thoughts and worries. You begin to replay your day over and over. You lay awake unable to fall asleep. The time just before we go to sleep is a great time for focusing our hearts and our minds on God. So I decided to share a few scriptures and prayers… Read more »

  • 50 Shades of Grace

    Sex is a beautiful gift. A gift to be shared with that one person on earth, that respects you, loves you, and honors you. There’s nothing wrong, filthy, or disgusting about sex, when both people are in a loving and healthy marriage. The issue is lust and those who have no self-control. In fact, we… Read more »