Summer Reading List for Christian Moms + Free Printable

I’ve been waiting ten years for this. That’s 3,650 days. 87,600 hours. More than 5,000,000 minutes. Waiting. Dreaming. Counting down…. But it’s finally arrived. A deliciously memorable motherhood milestone….. After years and years of “you must be within arm’s length” and “high-alert, don’t-look-away, poolside parenting,” I am finally going to be THAT MOM! THAT MOM I used to silently curse as I was forced into the chilly waters of pool-mom duty. You know, the one who is basking in the sunlight, not a care in the world, lost in a faraway land while her children…well, who cares, what her children are doing…she…

24 Free Inspirational Quote Graphics + A Peek Inside My Instagram Growth Strategy

  I have a special treat for you today. Over the past year, I’ve been working hard to grow my community over on Instagram. This photo-driven social media platform is quickly becoming one of my favorite places to hang out. Although I love to share lots of real-life photos on Instagram, my primary goal is to be a source of encouragement for my followers. I view each Instagram post as a mini-blog and have enjoyed creating quote graphics specifically for the platform. I welcome you to download your favorite quote graphics from the collection below to enjoy and share however you’d like. So long…

Top 7 Reasons to Study Psalm 119 + Free Online Bible Study

Be still, my soul: the Lord is on thy side. Bear patiently the cross of grief or pain. Leave to thy God to order and provide; In every change, He faithful will remain. My weary soul longs for this elusive stillness, nourishment, provision. How, Lord? How can I be still when there is so much for me to do? My soul isn’t overwhelmed with stillness, it is overrun with burdens. How did I get here, Lord? And how will I ever escape? Finding Stillness in the Study of Psalm 119 I will never forget the day Psalm 119 found me.…

Find your Purpose with this Foolproof Formula + Free “Manifesto” Workbook

I’ve heard it said that red is the hot, crazy girl of colors. Red is the color of fire and blood; often associated with war, determination, passion and love. The day that I used this foolproof formula to discover my purpose was the very same day I ordered my little red writing desk from Target.com. Because taking the time to complete this exercise and draft my own manifesto helped me discover that  I was born to write. And this writer needs a creative space that ignites her soul and inspires her craft. A passionate person needs a creative space that…

20 Inspirational Quotes + Free Graphics Download

I have a special treat for you today.  Over the past few months, I’ve been working hard to grow my community over on Instagram.  This photo-driven social media platform is quickly becoming one of my favorite places to hang out. Although I love to share lots of real-life photos on Instagram, my primary goal is to be a source of encouragement for my followers. I view each Instagram post as a mini-blog and have enjoyed creating quote graphics specifically for the platform. If you are on Instagram and haven’t taken the time to follow my account, I’d love to have you  join me…

Free E-Series: 12 Days of Garden Inspiration

In 2012, I lost my health completely. I have had many health problems throughout my life, but this was definitely rock bottom for me. We learned that my liver was not detoxifying properly, and I was encouraged to limit my chemical exposure as much as possible. Because of this, I slowly learned the skills of making my own non-toxic household cleaning products, personal care products, and cooking from scratch. We switched to a mostly organic diet, and I found myself wishing we could grow more of our own food. I had never had a successful garden on any scale before…

Be Filled Today + Free Digital Wallpaper

One of the most enjoyable parts of writing for this blog has been to openly share my faith with you.  It was my hope to create a place where I can write the words that are on my heart, and because Jesus lives within my heart, writing about Him is second nature to me. I have taken many spiritual giftings tests over the years, and I have always scored high in the area of discipleship.  My heartbeat is to help fellow believers to understand what it truly means to be a Christian.  It is so very little about what we…