Author Archives: Emily Ley

The world desperately needs you to come alive. To be joyful and passionate and fully awake. In this process, what are the things you’ve recalled that make you come alive? How does it feel for you to be fully awake, fully present, fully alive? This is your one solitary life. What will you do (what matters) and what will you forget (the rest)?

Your Spark and God’s Calling

Your Spark and God’s Calling

  Our calling changes and evolves over the years as we grow and our circumstances change. My calling, during my high school years, was to connect with that spark, to develop a lifelong spirit of determination, and to learn grit, gumption, and scrappiness. Those virtues served me well in my callings that followed — as

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The greatest gift you can give another is the purity of your attention. ~ Richard Moss Having written this book before COVID-19, I want to hug you, to pull you near and tell you that brighter days are ahead of whatever difficult season you’ve gone or are going through. I also want to jump up

How is God healing your brokenness during this time? What small things can you do, within your home, to make it a place of belonging and comfort? Identify your broken parts. How is God putting you back together in new ways?

Finding certainty when everything feels uncertain

  Four weeks before COVID turned our entire world upside down, I turned in the manuscript for my new book, Growing Boldly: Dare to Build a Life You Love. Little did I know what would unfold so shortly after. I feared so much during the editing process of this book baby of mine. Would the

Clear the Clutter and Give Your Heart a New Focus: Simply Content

We’re members of one of the most privileged societies in the world. So why do we yearn for more when we have so much already? I feel uncomfortable even writing about it because I’m still dripping in disobedience and greed. Tens of thousands of people every day die from hunger, yet we’re throwing out food we forgot about because we had so much other

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