Grace and Truth

Uncomfortable Grace and Truth

I didn’t choose a word for this year, but that doesn’t mean I’m anti-one word people, or boycotting the one word movement. In fact, the featured post I chose for today is all about one woman and her one word. So just what is…

February 1, 2019
My Life as a People-Pleaser

My Life As A People-Pleaser

Do you know what it feels like to completely and utterly hate yourself? Have you ever loathed yourself so much that you could not even look at your face in the mirror? Maybe you had those moments of feeling like you were not valued…

January 30, 2019
I was crushin' the Christian life

I Was Absolutely Crushin’ The Christian Life

It was the first week of January and I was at the gym crushin’ the Christian life. I mean, I was totally rocking this new year. I had hit my FitBit goal every single day so far. Got my Bible reading in. And I…

January 28, 2019
Grace and Truth

Grace & Truth After Abortion As A Christian Woman

We all have a past. I’ll be honest, I’m not proud of everything I did growing up. And I’ll go out on a limb and say you probably aren’t either. I was the “good kid.” Breaking rules and disobeying didn’t even occure to me.…

January 25, 2019
Run, Hide, Fight - 3 Steps to take in a spiritual crisis

Run, Hide, Fight: 3 Steps To Take In A Spiritual Crisis

I had never been in a building when it was put on lockdown… until recently. Although the time from lockdown to all clear was brief (and without incident), it was long enough to be frightening. As we waited, my co-workers and I reviewed the…

January 23, 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
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When a New Year’s Resolution is Not Enough

Happy New Year! To all those who made New Year’s Resolutions, I hope they are going well. Personally, I decided not to make any resolutions this year because honestly, I needed to do something deeper and more meaningful than to say I was going to lose weight or…

January 16, 2019
Grace and Truth a weekly Christian link-up

Grace & Truth for Becoming Like Jesus

New Year's Resolutions and life goals are great, but the most important goal any of us can have is becoming more like Jesus. Maree shares more in our featured post for this week with both grace and truth. I definitely recommend hopping over and…

January 11, 2019
3 Things my son teaches me about Jesus

3 Things My Son Teaches Me About Jesus

Charlie wasn’t listening again. It has seemed to be a huge pattern. So, while lying in bed about to read him a book I decided to ask him what would make him a better listener. Jesus. He said. Yeah (I said in a breath…

January 9, 2019
Announcing Candidly Christian TV

Confessions, Faith, Struggles, Failures, and Hope… Oh My!

It’s candid and it’s Christian. It’s Candidly Christian TV. In John 16:33 Jesus said, “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” The truth is,…

January 7, 2019
Grace and Truth

Grace & Truth For Your Bible Study This Year

Well… it’s January. Many of us started a new Bible reading plan or Bible study this year. We always start the year off with good intentions, don’t we? I’ll be completely honest though, with my family home for the holidays, I didn’t even get…

January 4, 2019
On Christ The Solid Rock I Stand

On Christ the Solid Rock I Stand

On November 30th, Alaska was hit by a 7.0 magnitude earthquake just a few miles away from where my family lives. Everyone has their story – it’s been therapeutic to trade anecdotes with others about where we were, how we felt, and to recount…

January 2, 2019

Why I’m Not Choosing One Word This New Year

Years ago the trend began. Every year people are encouraged to pick one word for the new year. One word to guide them through the coming year. One word that describes the type of year they want to have, or a personality trait they…

December 31, 2018
Grace and Truth

Looking to the Future with Grace and Truth

As the year draws to a close I look back on all the things left undone. Blog posts left unwritten. Cards left unsent. Good intentions abandoned as time ticked by. To be honest, this is where I find myself every year at this time.…

December 28, 2018