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Heather Hart

Do We Really Trust In God?

| October 18, 2018
I trust in God... but what if...

It started out like any other day…

I hit the snooze button multiple times, then finally drug myself out of bed. I visited with my husband who had already been awake for over an hour, taken kids to cross country practice, made coffee, and who knows what else, and then went to wake up the kids who were still asleep and start my morning routine.

Somewhere between coffee and taking the kids to school was when it happened…

I was trying to fix my son’s shoe. His insole kept sliding around, so I was using superglue to hold it in place. I asked my 13-year-old son to hold the bottle while I slid the insole back into the shoe.

That sounded safe enough. But apparently I forgot to factor in the fact that it was a Monday. Or that my son, who I love dearly, is somehow related to both Ferdinand the bull and Clumsy Smurf. He is the sweetest, clumsiest, most awkward and loving 13-year-old boy you will ever meet. Any who…

That’s When It Happened…

My eye started burning.

I knew instantly what had happened, I just didn’t know how.

There was superglue in my eye.

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Walking with Jesus

Simply Walking with Jesus Day In and Day Out

I got this knot in the pit of my stomach. I was overwhelmed by this feeling of failure. Like I could never do it on my own. Like I was going to fail. Our book, Candid Conversations was launching in less than a week…

October 11, 2018
When Mama Bear Instincts and Faith Collide

When My Mama Bear Instincts & Faith Collide

“Pass him! Pass him!! Pass!!! Him!!!!” I screamed louder and louder until my voice grew horse. The cross country runners were less than twenty yards from the finish line and closing and my boy was just inches from passing the runner in front of…

September 27, 2018
Opening the door on the good news of Jesus

Opening The Door On The Good News About Jesus

As I closed the door I realized that I had failed again. The sweet ladies I had just told I wasn’t interested in what they were peddling had been nothing but kind. And I was dismissive. Worse yet, I had suggested I already had…

September 24, 2018
Lord, I need Jesus

Only Jesus Can Heal The Pain In My Aching Heart

Have you ever thought you were over something and then found out in the worst possible way that you weren’t? That the pain was still very, very real? Maybe some wounds never fully heal. I guess I’ll just come right out and say it.…

September 20, 2018
The other side of church hurt....

The Other Side Of Church Hurt…

Someone in our church was hurting. It started as a difference of opinions. We were praying for guidance and there was a disagreement over where God was leading us. Feelings were hurt. What do you do when you are hurting for the one who’s…

September 13, 2018
Little eyes, road rage, and Jesus

Little Eyes, Road Rage & Jesus

Last year, I was driving a couple of neighbor kids to school and had an eye-opening experience. The first day, while I was scowling and muttering unkind things in the direction of the car in front of me, they commented that they had never…

September 3, 2018
My fear of failure, and Jesus

My Overwhelming Fear of Failure & Jesus

Y’all, I know this site is called Candidly Christian, but somethings are easier to be candid about than others. Somethings are just plain hard to admit… Like my overwhelming fear of failure. Over a year and a half ago I wrote about how we…

August 27, 2018
The Real Me - I am an introvert

The Truth About My Life – Online & Off

I talk to so many women online that I feel like I connect with. We think we would be great friends if we just lived closer together. But can I be real with you for just a moment? I know there are women right…

August 20, 2018
Candid Conversations On Air

Candid Conversations On Air

Earlier this week I had the pleasure of getting candid on air with Parker J. Cole on WPJC 104.5. It was a ton of fun chatting it up with her and in lieu of a regular blog post, I wanted to share our candid…

August 16, 2018
You are not alone...

You Are Not Alone… We All Struggle With Something

I sat in Bible study amazed at what I was hearing. The woman who was leading was confessing something she had struggled with for years. She said it was really hard for her to share, but God had really pressed it on her heart…

August 13, 2018
It's okay to be a Mary in a world full of Martha's

It’s Okay To Be Mary In A World Full Of Martha’s

Cleaning house is not my forte. It never has been. I have friends who are household rock stars. They are the perfect embodiment of the Proverbs 31 woman. But I am not that woman. Back when I was a single mom with just one…

July 30, 2018
Praying together

How To Form Your Own Prayer Circle (& why you should)

I truly believe that there is power in prayer. And I believe that prayer is multiplied when Christians come together to pray. The book of Matthew records Jesus saying, “If two of you agree on earth about anything they ask, it will be done…

July 26, 2018
Mom Guilt and Jesus

To The Worn Out Momma: Mom Guilt & Jesus

I am exhausted. It doesn’t matter how much sleep I get, it seems like I’m always tired. I’m sure it has something to do with being a mom. It’s summer time, so my kids are home all day and they have endless amounts of…

July 12, 2018
Faith, Fat, & Fitness

Faith, Fat, & Fitness

I have gained seventy pounds since my 30th birthday. Seventy. Pounds. That doubled my pants size. Literally. After the first thirty or forty pounds, my doctor assured me it was normal for women in their thirties. Not that that made me feel any better.…

June 28, 2018
I Still Struggle

Seasons May Change But These Two Things Stay The Same

I have been looking back through the blog posts and devotions I have written over the years, and I am amazed at how much has changed. The struggles I went through, the verses that encouraged me, how Jesus was with me through each moment… all of…

June 14, 2018