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Inviting God Into Your Struggles

March 23, 2020 |
The Struggle is Real

I have a love-hate relationship with managing my home.

I absolutely love the idea of a clean, orderly home. I love my family and the idea that I am capable of creating a peaceful, restful environment for them to live. I even love the process of digging into the chaos one chore at a time, pushing past the part where it feels like you’re spinning your wheels with no progress, only to hit the breakthrough moment when you see the fruit of your labor and the end (a clean room) in sight!

But I hate the fact that on a regular basis my home doesn’t look – or operate – the way I’d like it to.

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The best of 2019

Top Candid Posts From 2019

Check out the top posts on Candidly Christian from each of the Candid Gals in 2019. Every Candid Gal writes from her heart, but it's our readers that help share our words with the world.…

December 30, 2019
Confessions of a self-centered prayer...

Confessions of a Self-Centered Prayer

Sheila Rhodes is on the blog getting candid about prayer. But not just that, she's sharing five facts that can help you put your prayer life on solid ground.…

September 18, 2019
4 Ways to Fight Anxiety with Faith

4 Ways to Fight Anxiety With Faith and Prayer

“Should I move back home to Hawaii or should I stay in San Francisco?” this question kept me up at night and then when I did fall asleep it leaked in and crowded my dreams.   I was in my first semester of college…

June 19, 2019

Will You Stand In The Gap For Us?

Have you ever had a season when you struggled to summon the strength to get out of bed each morning? Perhaps you are in such a season now. I wrote this post to encourage and help you. And I also have a favor to…

May 27, 2019
Digging into Prayer

Digging Deep to Uncover the Root of Our Prayer

Dig deep in prayer in this post by Jaime Hampton I found a lump in my breast. I actually had a dream the night before that I stepped out of the shower and looked in the mirror and my right breast was a strange…

November 5, 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
Guarding Your Prayer Life

3 Ways To Protect Your Prayer Life

We guard a lot of things in our lives. We guard things of value and that are important to us. We guard our children, our homes, our finances, even our lives. But what about our prayer life? Have you thought about how you guard…

April 16, 2018

The Unexpected Power of Prayer (& my bitter heart)

“Pray for us?” She asked so expectantly, detailing a little bit of what was going on in their lives. She said she asked because she knew I would. And she was right, but I still felt a little bit miffed. This was like the…

January 18, 2018
Are you ready for a deeper relationship with Jesus?

Are You Ready?

Are you ready? Ready for what? I still have no idea, but that is the question that God was asking me over and over. I kept letting Him know that I was ready, but He kept asking the question. Have you ever noticed that…

October 30, 2017
Praying for Answers

Finding My Answers In Jesus

This past summer was rough for me. Not just the normal summer struggles, but I spent a couple weeks in the hospital and the remainder of the summer recuperating. Just when I thought I was as good as new, I over did it and…

October 2, 2017
praying for your husband

Supplicate: The Importance of Praying for Your Husband

In my last two posts, I’ve discussed the first two words in the acronym Y.E.S., which stands for Yield, Elevate, and Supplicate. This acronym represents three steps to becoming the wives God has called us to be. If you’d like to read all three…

May 25, 2017
unanswered prayers

When God Answers with an Oxygen Mask

Have you ever wondered why you can see God’s hand in some areas of your life, but not so much in others? Maybe like me, you’ve even asked Him. It’s not that you’re not thankful, you just want to know why. That was a…

May 22, 2017
discover the key to victory in spiritual warfare

Fighting On Our Knees

We all have our battles. Maybe you’ve been battling with your kids to wake up in the mornings, or battling with your boss or coworkers. Your battle could be with your child’s teacher, the morning commute, or something more weighty like a serious illness.…

March 6, 2017