When You Trust God with Some Things, But Not Everything

This blog is part of Andrea Lucado’s series, “Notes To Your Younger Self”. Be sure to check out the rest of the series and Andrea’s new book, “English Lessons.” Scroll to the bottom of this post to win a free copy of Andrea’s book!  Dear Hanna, Last night was a big night for you. It’s taken […]

Road Rage + The Holy Spirit

“And we urge you, brothers and sisters, admonish the undisciplined, comfort the discouraged, help the weak, be patient toward all.” Two nights ago, just before falling asleep, I asked God to use me, to allow me to be His hands and feet in my day. I specifically prayed, “Lord, help me be loving, kind, gracious, […]

Stop Waiting for Your Boaz

All the single ladies: Seriously stop it. Stop waiting for your “Boaz.” While it is wonderful (and important) for us to look at our current day situation with a biblical perspective, attempting to layer Ruth’s story over our own stories of finding love is… well, it’s just plain awful ladies. Does the Bible have a […]

Marriage isn’t a 50/50 partnership

There’s a story I frequently hear my husband tell other men. It goes like this: One night Tyler was lying on our bed while I was getting ready in the bathroom.  It had been a long day and he was resting before we headed out to meet some friends. “Hey babe, can you change the light […]

How to Find the Right Person

We all assume that “there’s a right person for you, and once you find your right person, everything will be all right.” That expectation right there, is the best way I know to make a relationship fail.

Jesus doesn’t like me.

Each one of us has a tape playing over and over in our heads.  It’s filled with messages we tell ourselves on a continuous loop. Some of the messages are true; some are false. It wasn’t until my mid-twenties when I began to become aware of the messages that I was playing over and over to myself. […]