3 Ways to Find Joy in Doing What’s Right

Do you ever feel like you’re the only one trying to do the right thing?

Maybe you’re striving for purity, but you’re easily discouraged after seeing your classmates’ seductive Instagram posts.

Maybe you’re aspiring to have a cheerful attitude while you’re doing your chores, but you’re the only one that cares enough to try.

Maybe you’re attempting to do your best on your math homework, but your classmates make it painfully obvious that they don’t care about school.

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4 Resolutions to Glorify God in 2019

Spend less time on social media. Lose 10 pounds. Save more money. Start eating fruits and vegetables instead of junk food. Take up a new skill or hobby.

These are just a few of many common New Year’s resolutions… and these are all good, God-given blessings. I love setting new goals for myself every January! None of these are inherently sinful.

But they share one thing in common: instead of using these gifts to glorify our Maker, we have the potential to use them for ourselves and our benefits.

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My Plans… or His? Post swap with Hannah Grace

Merry Christmas Eve, everyone! Today, I’m thrilled to bring you a guest post by one of my friends from my writing community, Hannah Grace. 🙂 We did a Christmas post swap on each other’s blogs. If you’d like to check out my post on her blog, you can click here.

Has the Christmas story ever began to feel… cliché?

Unfortunately, when this Christmas season came, I felt that way a bit. I tried reading through the Christmas story, but it just seemed like the same words.

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Embrace the Message of Hope this Holiday Season

For many, the Christmas season is a time of joy and celebration. Like Buddy famously says in the movie Elf, “The best way to spread Christmas cheer is by singing loud for all to hear.”

But what about when Christmas isn’t all cheerfulness? What about the people that have just lost loved ones or are in a dark battle with depression or are in foster care because their parents can’t take care of them?

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3 Ways to be Like Mary This Christmas Season

It’s that time of year again. “Santa Baby” blasts through the aisles of Target, Christmas tree farms are abuzz with people eager to find the perfect tree, and teenagers sip gingerbread lattes from Starbucks as they finish their Christmas shopping.

But often, we get so caught up in the material things of Christmas: chocolate Santas in our stockings, the new iPhone we’re hoping for, the tinsel and wreaths that we’re excited to decorate our room with, that we forget what our attitude should really look like.

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