Tag: A Prairie Devotional
Birthday Book Giveaway
Every year on my birthday I’m filled with gratefulness. Gratefulness for another year of being alive. So every year in August, I give away a book for my birthday. A present to one of you for being part of my community and supporting me.
A Box of Chocolates
Chocolate can solve all kinds of problems… what about disappointment? Read on to hear the story.
He Collects Our Tears
How do we move on after a panic attack? That’s the golden question, or is it? The real question is not how to move on, but what is at the root of the panic attack and how to shift your reaction to a healthier alternative. Read on to discover the three questions to ask yourself…
The Big Red Barn
We all get overwhelmed when life fills up quicker than we anticipated. How can we stay level-headed and stop feeling overwhelmed? And can the people around us help?
Falling Prey to False Guilt
Of all the advice I’ve received over the years encouraging me to never forget my dad while letting go of false guilt, none has been as impactful as the words of Charles Ingalls from Little House on the Prairie. His wise words are for us all.
Ever polished a slide with Pledge furniture wax? My grandpa, the king of fun did it all the time. Fun is contagious when you surround yourself with grateful, kind, and loving people.
Serve God Serve Others
My first part-time job at The Plump Chicken was a lesson in humility. I didn’t have much joy until I changed my perspective on what humility accomplishes in those who are willing to embrace it.
Fear or Faith
Is your toddler-turned-teenager still trying to work out the kinks? Yep, mine too. We are navigating strong opinions, icy glares, and disrespect. Raising a teenager requires faith, not fear.
Running Your Race
Have you ever been in full stride, working towards a goal, when something happened to stop you in your tracks? The races we run sometimes change without warning. It’s like God pulling a switch-a-roo and sending us in a new direction. Running the race of faith is full of surprises. My surprise came when a…
Speak Up For Someone
The simple act of speaking up for someone is something we all can do. When we choose words of encouragement it can change the trajectory of someone’s life.