Bible study, Encouragement/Devotional, Faith, Growth, Lifestyle, Purpose

That's not your job

Hello, my name is Charlene and I am a planner, task-oriented, love feeling accomplished when I complete my to-do list kind of girl. Over the years, God has helped me move from tightly holding...

Bible study, Encouragement/Devotional, Faith, Gratitude, Growth

#Repost: And Blessed Is She Who Still Believes At 38

Guess what ya'll? Tomorrow is my birthday! I can't believe I am 38! When I wrote this post 3 years ago, I was a few years younger, and less wise. A lot has happened and changed in these last 1,095 days.

Bible study, Encouragement/Devotional, Faith, Purpose

Handpicked

Have you ever been picked for a team growing up, for example, like kickball or a game you used to play outside during recess? Have you ever been the one who wasn’t picked, was picked last or God forbid, overlooked altogether? Perhaps it may have been because...

Bible study, Encouragement/Devotional, Faith, Growth

Monthly scripture: You have need of this one thing

Rejoice when we run into problems and trials? Do you know anyone who is excited about problems? I surely don't. It's our human nature to run the opposite way. We don't like anything remotely uncomfortable and usually have an aversion to pain. Why then...

Encouragement/Devotional, Faith, Growth, Prayer

A life of Amens

Amen. We usually say it as we end our prayers. Sometimes it's said when we are in agreement with something someone said or that we just read. We often say it at the end of a beautiful rendition of a song that was delivered or right before a meal. But what does this word really mean and how much weight does it carry?

Bible study, Faith, Growth, Lifestyle, Prayer, Purpose

Do not go to Egypt

Anyone ever feel like the Lord is trying to rain on your parade or is slow in moving you from a place of extreme discomfort to a place of security and comfort? Have you ever found yourself in a place or season that is so difficult, that you even begin planning and plotting to go back to a place God has already delivered you from?