Prefer watching videos instead of reading? View the video version of this post on YouTube:   I’m just going to say it: Prayer can be boring sometimes. *Gasps* I know I shouldn’t feel that way. Prayer should be this amazing time of communication between us and God.. but sometimes it’s just a little dry. I want to spice up my prayer life.  I don’t think God wants prayer to be something we dread doing. Prayer is our way of communicating with more »


“So Kara, do you have a boyfriend?” Someone might ask. “Nope!” I would cheerfully say with a smile. Or better yet– “I saw you with that guy the other day. Are y’all dating?” “Nope, we’re just friends.” Or my personal “favorite” — “Are you and so and so still dating?” “No… We never were dating.” Lol! I’ve been asked these questions so many times, my answers are now on auto-response it seems. *Chuckles* Sometimes it feels like we’re living in more »


When I was around five, my best friend’s family moved hours away from me. I was devastated, and didn’t understand why she had to move. Thankfully, our mothers were determined that we would stay in contact. With their help, we began writing letters to each other. Soon, we were able to write the letters ourselves. Now I have shoe boxes filled with these letters from my childhood best friend. I look back at them and smile at the precious memories. more »


The one concern of the devil is to keep Christians from praying. He fears nothing from prayerless studies, prayerless work and prayerless religion. He laughs at our toil, mocks at our wisdom, but he trembles when we pray.  -Samuel Chadwick A while back I shared in a post about my experience learning about prayer whilst I was in England. {You can read that post here.} Since then, I’ve been thinking about prayer a lot and wanting to learn more about more »

an open letter to my single girl friends (1)

The following is a guest post by Stefani of My dear single girl friends, I see you being a bridesmaid, again. Watching as your friends get married, one after another. Spending time in an awkward threesome just because you want a little bit of “the old times” with your married friends. Wondering if it will ever be you. Or maybe you’re the hopeful 16 year old little sister, watching your older sister wait and wait as her friends get married and she more »