Flourish on a Dime: Where do I start?

I had a conversation with a friend a few days ago that’s still got my wheels turning. How is it that we so often want Jesus to use our lives to make a difference for eternal purpose, but secretly hold back the things that we’re embarrassed of, the things that we keep hidden, the things…

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…isn’t on vacation.

I dropped my mama and brothers off at the airport the other day. They had planned a fun trip to Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. Two of my most favorite places in the whole word. I, on the other hand, drove myself back to my empty home…and cried the whole way there. Last weekend, my…

To the girl who…is tired of church.

To the girl who’s tired of this whole church deal. This topic has been on my heart for several months now. To be quite honest, it has been a little hard to sit down and write only because I have been through this. It really is such an overwhelming place to be. It is stressful….

To the girl who…needs to step out of the boat.

You spend your time seeking the Lord. You wake up in the morning with the words..”God, just direct me..” Over the past few years, the past few months, or even just within the past few days…you have felt a nudge in a direction. You have prayed and surrendered your own plans to Him now. You…