The Lost Princess SM

Disney’s Tangled is one of my all time FAVORITE Disney movies. I’m kinda obsessed with it. #noshame. When it first came out I would watch it again and again trying to gather all the details in this epic animated film (don’t believe me? Just ask my younger brother. He was so annoyed with how often I would watch Tangled).  Today we’re going to glean lessons from Tangled and learn how this classic fairy tale can be an allegory for our faith. THERE ARE more »

It is He who fills me.

The following is a guest post by Megan of apronstringsandstickyfingers.com The funny thing about your sharing your story is that no matter how many times you do, it still amazes you at how incredible it is. Looking back I can’t believe how hopeless and lost I felt. I can’t believe how empty and broken I was. I can’t get over how God’s incredible love can turn any situation into something beautiful.   I grew up in a Christian family. We went more »

There is Power in the Name of the Lord.

“Now there are also many other things that Jesus did. Were every one of them to be written, I suppose that the world itself could not contain the books that would be written.” -John 21:25 “Now Jesus did many other signs in the presence of the disciples, which are not written in this book; but these are written so that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in his name.” more »

The day He died

We gather there, on that road to watch as Jesus stumbles down the road. Soldiers whip Him as He struggles to carry the wooden cross, and we cheer with every blow. “Take that!” “Hit Him again!” The mob mentality has fully overtaken us. As one body, one voice, we follow Him down the road like a parade celebrating His coming death. Jesus stumbles and falls down, unable to carry the cross anymore. We boo at Him, scorning His weakness. A more »

best things about singleness

Is it just me, or does singleness often get a bad reputation? Generally, people tend to think negatively about being single, like it’s just a season to wait around until something better comes along and life can really start. We often ignore the beautiful and happy aspects of singleness. Today, however, this will not be the case. Around Valentine’s Day, I asked my fellow singles* (on the Peony Project and via my personal Facebook page) to fill out a brief anonymous survey more »