Cultivating Wonder


Guest Post

This is our final guest post for the year and I have to tell you, it’s a beautiful end to our series on cultivating a faithful heart. I am so excited to introduce to you, my friend and fellow Hope*Writer, Casey Hilty, as she shares with us what God has taught her about Cultivating Wonder. […]

December 14, 2019

The Power of Cake in Community


Guest Post

My grandmother made this fantastic cake when I was growing up. She made it for every celebration. Matter of fact, I can’t remember a time we didn’t have the cake when we went to her house. My grandmother was a chocolate cake type of woman, a trait she passed down to her son, granddaughters, and […]

November 19, 2019

Faithful Hearts Study: Community


Faithful Hearts Study

Each month in 2019, I am creating a new Faithful Hearts Study highlighting a different aspect of a faithful heart. Below is day one of November’s study on community; I pray it is a blessing to you! If you are interested, there is a link at the bottom of the post to request the entire seven-day […]

November 11, 2019

Tapping into the Holy Spirit


Faith

Throughout this year-long Faithful Heart’s series, I have invited a variety of writers to join in on the conversation and share their experiences in cultivating the various traits we have discussed. Today, I am so excited to share with you another fantastic guest post, written by my friend and fellow Hope*Writer, Penny Noyes, where she […]

October 14, 2019

Pursing His Patience, Trusting In His Plan


Guest Post

I am thrilled to share today’s guest post on patience with you, written by my dear friend and fellow Hope*Writer, Amanda Andrus! Amanda and I met through a small group two years ago and since then have developed a deep friendship, bonding over our similar life stage and love for writing. I have followed along […]

September 16, 2019

How to Wait Well When God Says ‘Not Yet’


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After seven years as an administrative assistant, I couldn’t wait for a job change. I wanted something new and exciting! Something that tapped into my gifts and passions. And yet, each time I sent out my resume it felt as if I was shouting into a dark, deserted hallway; nothing but an echo returning from […]

September 8, 2019

Significant To God: Cultivating Joy


Guest Post

It’s GUEST POST DAY, guys!! My favorite day of the month! And friends…this one is powerful. Written by my friend and fellow Hope*Writer, Kellie La Follette, this piece teaches us three simple ways to cultivate joy. Kellie and I met one year ago this month, and I cannot tell you the blessing she has been […]

May 22, 2019

Learning to Pivot in the Midst of Crisis


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After 32 years of living, you would think I could recognize it by now, but I still struggle to see it when it’s happening. The invitation to pivot, to change directions and seek out a new path, is often born out of a sense of crisis. What feels like an ending is really a new […]

May 17, 2019