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Authentically Insecure

October 17, 2020 |
Authentically Insecure: 3 Common Reasons for Insecurity

When I published my very first Christian fiction novel four years ago, I had no idea what a roller-coaster ride I’d just jumped onto. Cue late-night writing binges when I felt so stoked to finally be doing what I always dreamed of, followed by days spent in bed when book sales dipped and the voices in my head started whining, “Doesn’t anybody like me?”

There were months that passed and I wondered if I should give up writing altogether and weeks spent battling the terror that comes from realizing your words are out there for anyone to read, dissect, and potentially hate.

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lose weight

Lose Weight & Other Insecurities That Rob Us of God’s Promises

"I wish I could’ve told that girl in my kitchen that day all she suspected was true. Her house would never be clean enough, her laundry would never be folded, and she should buy stock in the pizza company. But that doesn’t mean she’s…

September 22, 2020

6 Promises of God for When You Feel Inadequate

Do you ever feel unworthy, incapable, or inadequate? Valerie shares 6 promises to lean on Jesus when you feel like you don't measure up, along with her special prayer and a song. …

July 1, 2020
Scarcity Mindset

Replacing Lies With Truth

Are lies creeping into your thought life? Sarah sometimes entertains a scarcity mindset about what she needs and who she is, but today she shares how to replace those lies with Truth.…

April 22, 2020
You are God's Masterpiece

3 Important Truths You Need To Know As God’s Creation

As women, we tend to compare ourselves to others. We tend to forget that we are unique and special. We tend to look at other women and see what we don’t have and want to have as if we are not good enough. Stephanie…

December 16, 2019
Let's talk about true beauty

True Beauty Is More Than Skin Deep

Have you ever struggled with your self-image? True beauty is more than skin deep. Sheila is sharing her personal journey with true beauty in this post.…

November 20, 2019
When life feels like a three-ring circus

The Chaos of Life & How It Impacts My Self-Worth

For though a righteous man falls seven times, he rises again, but the wicked are brought down by calamity. -Proverbs 24:16 (NIV) My life feels like a three-ring circus. This thought crossed my mind today, and not for the first time. And by a…

July 15, 2019
How To Hear God's Voice For Your Purpose In Life

How To Hear God’s Voice For Your Purpose In Life

Have you ever wondered what God wants you to do with your life? I certainly did. For so long, I lived a good life. I had a beautiful home, a thriving business, a great daughter; life couldn’t have been better. …Or so I kept…

February 18, 2019
My Coffee Date With Jesus

Learning to See the Awe in My Life

I’m currently sitting in a coffee shop, during my lunch break, asking the Holy Spirit what I should write about. And, honestly, I have no idea. I’ve been going and going and going and haven’t had the time to think much about writing or…

January 21, 2019
Walking with Confidence

Jesus, The Ultimate Confidence Booster

My daughter, Olivia turned 19 months today. She is a beautiful little girl who loves to sing along to her favorite songs on my playlist (No Longer Slaves, Resurrection Power, Headphones and Hanging On by Britt Nicole are just a few of her favorites),…

August 6, 2018
Countering My Lies With God's Truth

Learning To Love Myself & 3 Lies I Was Believing

I am by far my worst critic. It’s like the inner “me” wants to recognize weakness or failure before anyone else has the chance to. I struggle with focus and time management, and the other day after committing to be on time getting out…

July 9, 2018
Faith, Fat, & Fitness

Faith, Fat, & Fitness

Disclosure: This post contains sponsored and affiliate links 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.…

June 28, 2018

Beautifully Broken And Wholly Loved By Jesus

Have you ever been moved by someone’s care and kindness? This past weekend I introduced my friend to one of the pastors of our church. The pastor offered to pray for my friend and her family, a family that he didn’t know, and I…

May 21, 2018

How To Overcome Insecurity with Jesus

Shortly after we got married my husband decided that he wanted a baby. I was not ready for a baby. He basically begged me for one, but only 6 months into marriage, I just wanted to enjoy marriage for a while before having children.…

March 19, 2018
The Irreplaceable Place

This Is Where I Know I Belong…

I was chasing a God who wanted to be rested in. I had been begging Him to lead me, and felt for weeks He was being silent. And now it was July 2016, and I had a whole day to just seek after Him…

February 5, 2018