Book Reviews, Books, Inspirational, Literacy

Women, A Devotional Bible Just for You

Back in the fall of 2015, I received a brand new NIV Bible for Women  published by Zondervan, in exchange for my review. I had very good intentions, but there were many interruptions and I failed to complete it in a timely manner. Things have settled down a bit, and I'm finally sharing my review.… Continue reading Women, A Devotional Bible Just for You

Blogging, Books, Five Minute Friday, Inspirational

Slow Down for a Time of Reflection this Lenten Season

Slow and steady wins the race is the moral of the story about the Tortoise and the Hare. I'm not sure it always holds true, but there is definitely wisdom in taking things slowly rather than always rushing ahead. SLOW is the #FiveMinuteFriday word prompt for this week. Lent: A Time to Slow Down We are coming… Continue reading Slow Down for a Time of Reflection this Lenten Season

Inspirational

Fear Fighting: Stomping Out the Image of Perfect

Today I am happy to welcome Kelly Balarie as a guest. I met Kelly at Allume in 2015, and she is delightful. She has a new book, Fear Fighting: Awakening the Courage to Overcome Your Fears. It will be available January 3, 2017, and can be pre-ordered. She has a heart for encouraging people, and… Continue reading Fear Fighting: Stomping Out the Image of Perfect

Five Minute Friday, Inspirational, Photography

Now is a Good Time to Wonder Anew

Now is a good time to stop and think about my life. It would be easy to look back and remember all the things I did wrong or regret. I could dwell on each one a long time and keep wishing I could somehow go back in time and make some changes. But the best… Continue reading Now is a Good Time to Wonder Anew

Five Minute Friday, Inspirational, Uncategorized

Joy is Found in Memories Old and New

Joy is the word prompt for Five Minute Friday. It's a word I love, because it sounds so happy. I may not always look like I am joyful, but there are many things that bring me gladness and cheer. Working in my art journal is always fun and relaxing and helps to relieve tension. It… Continue reading Joy is Found in Memories Old and New

Blogging, Inspirational, Photography, Poetry, Uncategorized

Wait and Trust in the Faithfulness of God

Come, Lord Jesus: The Weight of Waiting is an Advent book written by Kris Camealy. The readings start on December 1, beginning each chapter with a portion of Scripture. Each reading has a different theme and includes a question for reflection and a prayer. Christina Hubbard of Creative & Free is hosting a book club. It's not too… Continue reading Wait and Trust in the Faithfulness of God