Continuing in the theme of “praying for our future husbands” that we’ve been discussing this month, today I’m sharing a few ideas as to what we can pray for our future husbands. {See also: why we should pray for our future husbands and ways to pray for our future husbands.} This is just a list to help get us started. There are countless things we can pray for the man we will one day marry. {My friend Abigail also wrote a post containing topics to more »

procrastination 2

Got a big test (or two) coming up? Research paper to write? Homework to complete? Don’t want to study? NO PROBLEM! Today I’m sharing my favorite ways to NOT study. Procrastination 101 here we come! Now, I’m sure you’re more than capable of finding suitable distractions on your own, but here are ten of my favorite ways to procrastinate: 1. Netflix Marathon. Ah yes Netflix. Such a beautiful creation. Have a Netflix account? Sign in and get watching! Don’t have more »

Sometimes it's hard to be grateful. But even when it's hard, we can still give thanks because God is good, and His love endures forever.

Sometimes I don’t feel like being thankful. Sometimes I’d rather sit in a puddle of complaints and worries than list out what I’m grateful for. Sometimes I focus on all that’s going wrong in my life, instead of fixing my eyes on Jesus and all the blessings He has given me. Being thankful is hard!! Can you relate? And it’s not that I don’t want to be thankful– I do– It’s just hard to conscientiously be thankful. Especially when it’s not the fourth more »


Prayer is powerful. Do you believe it? If you’re like me, you’ll answer with a shrug and say “Sure, of course I believe prayer is powerful,” but is this a belief that rocks us to our core and changes how we live our lives? Do we fall on our knees to fight in prayer and lift our hands in praise? After watching The War Room last week, I became convicted about my prayer life. Specifically, I became convicted about praying for my more »

Happy Birthday, Coffee With Kara!!

Dear Coffee With Kara, HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!! I can’t believe you’re one! It seems like just yesterday I sat down on my computer, opened my blogger account, and you were born. My, how time flies. And like most new parents, I had no clue what to do with a baby blog in my hands. How do I care for you? How do I help you grow? How do we have fun together? What purpose does God have for your life? The more »