4 Life-changing Lessons from a Real Disney Princess

What do joy, kindness and pixie dust have in common? Kayla Marie Adkins. Our family's love affair with Kayla began when she and our oldest daughter, Bethany, were in Kindergarten.…

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Confessions from a Recovering Control Freak

Her life came to a grinding halt. Struggling to control her circumstances, she fought anything potentially standing in her way—people, circumstances, even God. Wrestling became a debilitating way of life.…

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Anxiety Lessons from a Distressed Momma’s Prayers

Freshly graduated at 17, we prepared to send our daughter to Nepal and India for 8 weeks. At one point in the process, problems arose. Our missionary advocate relayed hesitantly,…

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Anxiety Lessons from a Dog and His Boy

“No, no, no!” I heard myself half-yell, anxiety rising in my chest. Trying to listen to my favorite podcast, desperate for encouragement, I hit rewind 5 times in the first…

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The Ultimate Sacrifice was for You! Discovering the Jesus Your Heart Longs for

What does Jesus' sacrifice mean for me? Until reading the accounts of Jesus' trials and crucifixion in Alicia Brit Chole’s profoundly pivotal book, 40 Days of Decrease, I did not…

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