Purposeful Faith

Jesus Finds Me Rocking My Baby to Sleep

It’s quiet now. The house is finally silent after a hectic, loud and crazy day. It’s just before midnight, and even though I should be in bed, I’m not. You see, my sweet baby girl has my attention. At just two months old, she has trouble sleeping at night. Once she’s asleep, all is well, […] Read more…

My One Word for 2014 and the Only New Year’s Resolution I’m Making

I despise the word “resolution”. Not because of the meaning. In fact, I love how Webster’s 1828 Dictionary defines this word: “Fixed purpose or determination of mind; as a resolution to reform our lives; a resolution to undertake an expedition.” The reason I don’t like it is probably because I fail miserably at “resolving”, “being resolved” or keeping […] Read more…

Intentional Gratitude – Not Just Saying Thank You

Post by contributor Jen from A Heart for My Home. At the beginning of this year I made a commitment to myself to be intentional with my gratitude. A commitment to not just tell people I appreciated them but to show them. Some people, of course, know they have been an influence to you or others but sometimes […] Read more…

The Certainty of God in Uncertain Times

There are many times in my life when it seems like the future is uncertain. Whether it’s something that relates to us personally or a frightening event going on in the world, we may oftentimes feel as though we’re grasping at straws, trying to find some secure footing on the quaking ground. It’s easy to say […] Read more…

Is Me Time Wrong?

You’re tired, stressed and at your wit’s end. Frustrated, short with your kids and husband and overall in a grumpy mood is how you can be described some days. But it would be wrong to take some time to yourself, right? We’re supposed to be there for our children 24/7 and taking joy in every […] Read more…

I Am {Learning to Be} Thankful When….

There are a lot of moments when I struggle to be thankful. It’s not that I don’t have what I need, it’s the dissatisfaction that comes from my sinful nature wanting more or wanting things to be different. At times it’s very hard to rest in my current circumstances. There are things that deeply trouble […] Read more…

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