Faith Encouragement, Real Life/Living Abroad, Writing Encouragement

7 uplifting Christian books on my reading list for 2019

**Please remember by clicking through and purchasing from the links I provide I will make a small commission at no additional cost to you. Thank you for your support. Happy February! (She says a week and a half late). Forgive me for banging on about New Year resolutions, but one of mine includes reading more. Reading will carry me toward…

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Faith Encouragement, How To Be Productive, Writing Encouragement

5 practical tips for coming up with blog post ideas (for the Christian writer)

Happy new year (again)! One of my (few) New Year resolutions is to grow as a writer. I know growth in skill will be owed mainly to consistency so I’ve created two measurable goals to track progress: bimonthly blog posts and a list of books on writing (among other things) to tick my way through. Anyway, I’ve noticed a pattern…

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Archives, Faith Encouragement, Real Life/Living Abroad

Permission to wear the world loosely and walk simply

Happy new year, friends! Over wine at Christmas, Stuart’s family and I went around the room and shared one bit of information about our line of work that isn’t well known. His aunt, a psychologist, said something that stuck with my introspective heart: we all have an inner conflict going the majority of the time. The inner conflict being what…

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How To Be Productive, Writing Encouragement

Learn how to write quickly (a step by step guide for the overwhelmed and time short blogger)

Learn how to write quickly with these 7 time management tips

The writing process: It’s a lot like meditation. You have to take every new, unrelated thought and flick it from your brain. How to write quickly: that’s even more of an anomaly, especially with all of the distractions we face.  If you’re reading today, it is probably a safe bet you’re in the same boat as myself. Blogging is your hobby……

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Archives, Faith Encouragement, How to Start A Prayer Journal

21+ Bible journaling supplies + Christmas gift ideas for the Christian creative

If you’re like myself, you are all kinds of crazy creative ranging anywhere from writing to drawing. If you are seeking creative worship ideas or activities, Bible journaling is great. I’ve also written about the ways Bible journaling can improve your prayer life if you are interested to learn more.  Personally, I haven’t explored all of the many ways one can…

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Archives, Faith Encouragement, Writing Encouragement

7 parable of the talents lessons every Christian creative should know


7 parable of the talents lessons every Christian creative should know   A lot goes into blogging. Being real, the overwhelm is heavy. It is also overwhelmingly joyful. How beautiful is it that the Lord created me to love writing from the beginning? Then years later, a desire for blogging before I fully knew Him? He then took that desire…

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