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Tag: contentment

Lessons I Didn’t Learn in a Classroom

What did I learn this year? That’s all I can think as I sit in the student center watching a couple decorate for their wedding. While there are a lot of feelings about that, I think the best thing right now is to look back at this past sc... Read More »

Encouraging the Single Sister

“Are you dating anyone?”  The question hung in the air as she quickly tried to think of a gracious response that would close off the line of questioning from this person she barely knew.  She knew that this question, like the many tim... Read More »

Trusting God in the Middle of the Mundane

I’m a mom of three amazing kiddos, which means most of what I do is considered mundane. Just this morning I fed three little mouths, fixed two beautiful girls’ hair, got those two girls and a husband off to school/work, wiped a snotty n... Read More »

How to Lay Hold of Lasting Hope

Hope: The Anchor for Your Soul What an anchor provides for a ship, hope provides for the soul. Both provide necessary stability amidst the storms of life, something to hold on to should you find yourself floundering in the ditch of despair.... Read More »

We’ll See You in Phoenix for Tea at 3

Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from A Woman Seeking God by Dorothy K. Patterson, just one of the resources graciously donated for this year’s Tea at 3 at the Southern Baptist Convention in Phoenix, AZ. Fatigue – Every Woma... Read More »

4 Pinterest Boards You Shouldn't Have

God has laid this on my heart a while ago, and I’m finally getting around to writing this. I really enjoy Pinterest. It’s like this gold mine of awesome ideas that are all in one place that I can organize by category. I am on it... Read More »

Choosing to Commit to a Summer of Contentment

Developing a heart of contentment can be challenging even in the midst of the summer season when the living is supposed to be “easy”. Contentment is defined as “having an ease of mind or satisfaction.”[1] Contentment, from a biblica... Read More »

Thriving in a Time of Frustration

Lord, what on earth do you want me to do with my life? I’m ready! Where do you want me? Read More »

Discontent with Discontentment

There I was in my closet – crying.  The all too familiar pitiful scene of a mascara-stained face looking heavenward, crying out to God, not understanding why His timing hadn’t caught up with mine. What was I even crying about?  My... Read More »