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…

Flourish on a Dime: A journey to a simple life & a full heart

I’m about to share a part of my life with you that I have never really felt led to be vulnerable with. Coming from the heart of emotions and feels, choosing to go a different path in my words feels funny this morning, but exciting all the same. I’ve spent the past year dwelling on…

GATHER: The story of Courtney Hamby

How to Move Forward When You Don’t Know Which Way is Forward About a month ago we lost two babies, one through a failed adoption and one miscarriage. You can read the full story HERE. I found myself questioning God, how could you let this happen? Haven’t we already been through enough? You see, It’s…

To the woman who…needs a word.

“Affliction” The longer I remain in affliction, the more glory brought to His name. The longer I remain in affliction, the more people see His strength and not mine. The longer I remain in affliction, the greater the reward. The longer I remain in affliction, the healthier I grow and the closer to Him I…

To the girl who…wants to know she’s needed for the Lord.

Deborah was what the Bible called a “Judge”. A Prophetess. “Now Deborah, a prophetess, the wife of Lappidoth, was judging Israel at that time. She used to sit under the palm of Deborah between Ramah and Bethel in the hill country of Ephraim and the people of Israel came up to her for judgement.” Judges…

To the girl who…is walking through a trial.

Lately I’ve found myself flipping over to the book of James every time I sit down with the Lord. I feel like I’m betraying my journey through Deuteronomy with every glance into another book, but I just can’t help myself. I don’t know if it’s the fact that my husband is in love with the…

To the (barren) woman who…needs a word.

In preparing for the arrival of two brand new little lives, my mom sent me a text one morning in May asking me for specific verses.  Let me explain. Several weeks ago, we found ourselves on Pinterest browsing through baby shower pictures, scrounging for some cute ideas. We came across this picture of a bouquet of…

To the woman who…needs a word.

“Place of Safety” “I love you, Lord; You are my strength. The Lord is my rock, my fortress, and my Savior; my God is my rock, in whom I find protection. He is my shield, the power that saves me and my place of safety”.                    …

To the girl who…feels so undeserving.

How could you be so good to me Lord? How could you pour good gifts on me? How could you bless me? How is it that day after your day your goodness never fails me? I’m so undeserving. Because while you continue to remain faithful to me, while you continue to lavish me with undening…

To the woman who…needs a word.

 “The eyes of the Lord search the whole earth in order to strengthen those whose hearts are fully committed to Him…”                                                                    …

To the woman who…needs a word.

“Divided Loyalty” “…Do not waiver, for a person with divided loyalty is as unsettled as a wave of the sea that is blown and tossed by the wind. Such people should not expect to receive anything from the Lord. Their loyalty is divided between God and the world and they are unstable in everything they…

To the woman who…needs a word.

“You light a lamp for me. The Lord my God lights up my darkness”                                               Psalm 18:28 “The Lord is my light and my salvation so why should I be afraid?”    …