January recommended reads

Ah January. The month where Texas couldn’t decide if it wanted to be hot or cold. ;) I’ve decided to try out something new (for CWK) today. During the month of January, I read so many fantastic blog posts and I decided to share them with you :) I’ve divided the posts into four categories: faith, encouragement, relationships, and for fun. I hope these posts bless you as much as they blessed me. So grab a cup of coffee (or more »

The Price of Abiding (1)

Today we have a very special treat! I’m pleased to announce that Michaela is sharing with us today about the price of abiding, as well as a part of her own personal story. Michaela is such a sweet person and one of my dearest friends. I hope you will be blessed by what she shares with us today. :) The Price of Abiding At the beginning of the year, Kara explained the meaning of “abiding” and what it mean to more »

When the Unthinkable Happens

When the ocean waves crash over and over and over and breathing is impossible, When fog as thick as glue conceals everything around and the sun is invisible, hidden behind the clouds. When the crickets stop chirping and the birds stop singing, And the rain starts pouring and the floods start rising. When the unthinkable happens, and I don’t have words to express immense grief and confusion. All hope seems lost. And as the rain pours the questions start flooding more »

heart chain fb

Valentine’s Day sometimes gets a bad rap, but it’s one of my favorite holidays. Last year, one of my friends told me she had made a heart chain with the names of people she loved on it. I think that’s a fantastic idea, and so today I’m making my own heart chain. I think this heart chain could be a creative way to pray, so it’s going to go into my prayer box. Then I can pray through the chain more »

quizlet fb

What if I told you there is a way you could quickly turn a set of notecards into a customized practice test? Or that you could use those terms to play a game against fellow classmates… when you are miles apart from each other? Well, with Quizlet you can do all that and more! Quizlet is a fantastic, versitile study tool that allows you to create “study sets” of terms and definitions and then study them like note cards. Quizlet more »