Category Archives: Inspirational

A Standard of Grace Guided Journal

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I received a review copy of A Standard of Grace; all opinions expressed are mine.

First of all, don’t you just love the cover design of this journal? Even before I opened it up, I had a feeling A Standard of Grace would be something I would enjoy sitting down with (with a cup of coffee!), and taking time to reflect and write about things in my journey toward a simpler, more peaceful, grace-filled life.

If you’re wanting more calm and less crazy in your life too, this guided journal is designed to inspire you and help you along that path. It’s divided into fifty-two weekly topics to help you discover what it means to live a life covered in grace. There are lots of Continue reading

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Glorious

There’s a movie that just came out called Breakthrough. It’s a true story about a mother, Joyce Smith, who would not give up hope and continued to pray after her teenage son John was clinically dead for almost an hour. He had fallen through ice on a lake in Missouri and had been underwater for 15 minutes. John was not expected to survive, but miraculously, his pulse came back. This movie is about the power of prayer, faith, hope, and an amazing miracle. Continue reading

Clutter Free

For the last few years, I’ve been on a mission to simplify my life and declutter my home. I wrote a little about this in a past post of mine called Creating Quiet…about clearing out the unimportant, whether it’s activities or clutter, and focusing on what’s really important. I’ve made good progress, although I still have a ways to go! Continue reading

Joy To The World

Wishing you a joyful Christmas as we celebrate the birth of Jesus!

JOY TO THE WORLD, written by Isaac Watts

Joy to the World; the Lord is come!
Let earth receive her King!
Let ev’ry heart prepare Him room,
And Heaven and nature sing. Continue reading

Thankful

Thanksgiving is such a great holiday because it gives us a chance to (hopefully) slow down and reflect on the blessings in our lives. There really are so many things we can be thankful for! Praying you have a special Thanksgiving Day with family and friends and that you’re reminded of God’s goodness in your life!

He surrounds me with loving-kindness and tender mercies. He fills my life with good things! PSALM 103:4-5 TLB