Flourish on a Dime: What I’m Living Without

Has it really been WEEKS since I’ve added more words to my journey towards a simple life and a full heart? Well, if you were wondering, the journey is going just beautifully. It’s beautifully hard, but still, it’s a beaut. I can honestly testify that my life today looks nothing like it did a year…

The Excellent Wife: Week 7 Homework

Hey wifey friend. As I was driving to our gathering on Friday, I felt the Holy Spirit begin to whisper to me. I was passing all of these gorgeous trees on my drive. Trees full of beautiful colors. Leaves turning browns and oranges and adoring shades of autumn. Leaves that, at any moment, will fall…

The Excellent Wife: Week 3 Homework

Good Morning ladies! Before we get started, I want you to stop. I want you to close your eyes. I want you to ask the Lord to speak to you in a way you’ve not known before. Ask Him to put a love in your heart for Him, for HIS heart. Everything we attempt to…

The Excellent Wife: A Flourish Fall Bible study

  Well good morning all of you amazing wives! I am absolutely out of my mind thrilled that you have chosen to be apart of our brand new Flourish fall bible study this semester! Words cannot express to you just how strongly the Lord has put YOU on my heart! More than anything, I desire…

GATHER: The story of Jenny Franks

There I was. Living through the biggest tragedy of my life. Had this really happened to me, my family, my husband? Why God? This is not the life I had planned for myself… I don’t want to live like this… I could go on and on with all the questions, complaints, and tears that were…

To the girl who…is longing for her dreams.

Dream: to contemplate the possibility of doing something. The hang up here is just one word for many of us and it is “possibility”. The hang up is when we lose heart. When the enemy puts his foot into the doorway of our heart and says “Come on, really? Do you seriously think you’re the…

To the girl who’s… infertile.

Hey y’all. If you’ve made your way to this part of Flourish, I am personally beside myself thrilled. Why? Because I believe with all my heart that the Lord LED you here. Several weeks back, my Sweet Jesus impressed upon my heart to write a post titled “To the girl who wants to adopt.” Little…

To the girl who…has been promised a husband.

Sweet girl who is single. I know oh so very well how your feeling. Your heart is longing. You ache for your hand to be held. You just want to be noticed and looked at. You want to be swept off your feet. You want those “Good morning beautiful” and “Good night beautiful” text. You…

To the girl who…feels rejected.

“The Lord WILL TAKE care of you, even in the face of rejection.”                                                   Psalms 27:10 Man, this was such a hard season to walk through. Sister, I KNOW that I am…

To the girl who…is giving up on God’s plan.

We see you over there, head hung low, tears swelled up, all hope lost. Yep, you’re seriously about to give up on figuring out God’s plan for your life. You’ve searched and searched. You’ve made decision after decision, majority of those being the wrong one. You’ve walked through doors you thought were opened just for…

Flourishing through Esther…Finding the Favor of God.

I want the favor of God on my life. I want the favor of the Lord poured out over me like I’ve just cannon balled into the deep end of the ocean, like I’ve been soaked in it. I want the kind of favor that Esther found from Him. “Now Esther was winning favor in…