Divine Hospitality


Faith

Hospitality does not come naturally to me; however, the desire to invite people in, to put them at ease and surround them with beauty, that is seated deep within me. As a new mother and young wife, I was eager to play the role of hostess for the holidays. I use to spend hours scrolling […]

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

How to Wait Well When God Says ‘Not Yet’


Faith

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


Faith

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

How to Hold On To Peace While Pursuing Your Dreams


Faith

I can think of few things as exhilarating as launching a new dream. Pursuing our passion stretches us in ways we could never imagine. We wear new hats, meet new people, learn new tricks, and try new things. It’s pure joy and adrenaline! That is, until the fear sets in. When God first called me […]

April 10, 2019

Five Practical Ways to Cultivate Humility


Faith

What if I told you there was really only one barrier keeping you from going deeper into your relationship with God? And what if I told you there was really only one thing you needed to cultivate to overcome that barrier? While I may not know you, or where you are in your personal walk […]

March 27, 2019