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The Thing To Do When You Feel Lost at Sea While Still on Land

I wonder how many others feel the way I do. Adrift. Like I’m walking in a fog. A bit uncertain of the direction I am to go. I’m tempted to give into doing what I’ve been doing. Running on the crazy

Posted in Christian walk, Daily Living, Ministry, Purpose

Exciting New Ministry Resource: Tap Into the Power of Social Media!

“For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is God’s power for salvation to everyone who believes, first to the Jew, and also to the Greek.” Romans 1:16 As children of God, He calls us to full confidence in

Posted in Ministry

Your Story Is Worth Sharing! (4-Year Blogging Anniversary Giveaway)

Exciting news! August 2 was the 4th anniversary of my blogging adventure. I can’t believe it’s been that long! In honor of God’s grace and blessings over these 4 years and the love and support you’ve extended to me, I’m

Posted in Christian walk, giveaway, Ministry, Purpose, Witnessing, Worth, Writing

You Have a Lot To Offer; Don’t Excuse Yourself From God’s Plan

You and me — we have a lot to offer. I know it doesn’t always feel that way. In fact, for some of us it seldom does.  But we do. God didn’t just birth us on earth to wander aimlessly. He

Posted in Calling, Christian walk, Daily Living, Ministry, Serving, Worth

Three-Year Anniversary Giveaway – God is Gracious & Good!

{Be sure to stay with me all the way to the end for the Giveaway!} It’s sometimes difficult to be vulnerable. Sometimes people miscontrue the meaning of my words. Sometimes I feel like I have nothing to write. And sometimes I don’t know

Posted in Calling, giveaway, Growth, Ministry

When You Want What Is Not Yours to Have (pursuing contentment)

This is an excerpt (with a few tweaks) from a post I wrote to my sisters-in-Christ who are attending the Proverbs 31 She Speaks Conference this week. I thought it might be insightful and encouraging to some of you as

Posted in Blog hop, Endurance, Faith, Finding Spiritual Whitespace, Ministry, trust

Asking for Understanding and Grace While Setting Priorities

Intentions may be good, but sometimes they become misguided. Afternoon threatened to become evening as I continued to drop berries into the bucket that hung around my neck. My self-imposed quota hung heavy as the goal—at least one full bucket. No

Posted in Daily Living, Ministry, Multitude Mondays, One Thousand (or more) Gifts, Perspective, Self-Control

Reflect Forward to a Life of More Meaning

Around January 1, most of us spend some time reflecting on the past year. We remember the good times, lament over the bad, and project forward to a better next year.  Always a better next year.  But really what does

Posted in Christian walk, Daily Living, legacy, Ministry, Relationship, Serving

Six Tips for Keeping Actions and Motives in Sync

Performing is addicting. It threatens to sabotage my intentions. I began this blog to encourage women in the hope found in Jesus Christ. I wanted to reach women, but I didn’t think a lot about subscriber numbers or page views.

Posted in Ministry, Purpose, Serving

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Everyday Praise

We were created for praise! Cultivate the practice of glorifying God daily. Let your heart find rest in the shelter of God's goodness.

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Hello, I'm Julie, an imperfect wife and mother of four. Life in this broken world is not always easy. Yet, joy can be found in each day through the grace and mercy of the Lord Jesus Christ.

I find it's easy for our day's BLESSINGS to get lost in its HAPPENINGS. But God's "mercies never end" (Lamentations 3:22) and His "grace is sufficient" (2 Corinthians 12:9).

May the posts and pages on this site offer you a measure of peace and encouragement.

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“He shows up in His fullness when you praise Him from your emptiness, because that is when you truly have room for Him.”

— Terry Law

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