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The Other Side of Beauty: Ditching Comparison

The Other Side of Beauty: Ditching Comparison

I’ve never had more friends today that I don’t really know, yet these “friends” can still affect me. I scroll through their highlight reels of life on social media, and without much effort at all, I begin to compare. I compare my marriage, my kids, my house decor (or lack thereof), my cooking, my vacations.

Boundaries Updated And Expanded Edition When To Say Yes, How To Say No To Take Control Of Your Life

Boundaries: Guard Your Heart

We were created to be who God designed us to be, to love who God calls us to love, and to accomplish what God tasks us to accomplish. That is the secret to a fruitful and fulfilled life, with great relationships and a deep sense of purpose. Unfortunately, we all encounter obstacles which can distract,

A Battle to Fight

Welcome to Sit & Listen Saturdays with Devotionals Daily. We hope you enjoy reading as well as listening to this devotion from John Eldredge, excerpted from his book Wild at Heart. Listen on the blog or on your Alexa device by asking Alexa to read today’s devotion. Hanging on to the Truth In any hand-to-hand

Think About What You Think About

Editor’s Note: We’re living in uncertain times. What have you been thinking about lately? Troubles? Worries? Fears? Anxious thoughts can take over our minds if we don’t heed the Word of God and stay in command of our own thinking. If you could use some more calm, we invite you to get some wonderful free

Guard Your Heart

Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it. — Proverbs 4:23 Have you ever said something and wondered where that comment came from? Or maybe an idea crossed your mind that you wouldn’t tell your best friend about — and exactly where did that come from? Or maybe you did

Nourish Your Soil

Prepare Your Soil Maybe you want to cultivate a healthy lifestyle or break unhealthy addictions. Maybe there’s a specific relationship that needs nurturing. Perhaps you long to know that you are living a meaningful life, leaving a legacy, or changing a family tree. Whether it’s your kids, your career, your faith, your education, or your

The Heart of a Woman

Think about the women you meet at church. They’re trying to live up to some model of femininity. What do they “teach” you about being a woman? What are they saying to us through their lives? You’d have to conclude that a godly woman is… tired. And guilty. We’re all living in the shadow of that infamous icon, “The

5 Scriptures That Address Key Issues Teens Are Dealing with Today

I have three teen daughters and one more who is right on their tail. I’ve also raised teen sons into adulthood. (Quite a feat!) During the teen years, there are so many concerns heavy on a teen’s heart: interactions with other guys and girls, school pressures, school or relationship drama, feelings of insecurity, and worries

Give Thanks In All Circumstances

Have you ever said something and regretted it the moment the words left your mouth? Last Friday – in the midst of a triple-digit heat wave – my husband awoke in the middle of the night and discovered that we did not have a single drop of running water in our house! Although we paid

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