Rough Day? 3 Tips for Getting Through

Rough day? Oh man, I understand. Wouldn’t it be nice if life was easier? The truth is that rough days happen. Here is my advice for getting through: Rough Day? 3 Tips for Getting Through: Prayer, Perspective, Purpose 1. Prayer. I don’t know where I’d be without prayer. Throughout the day I seek God. “Please, help me. Give me strength. Give me wisdom. Give me patience, Lord!” I also ask friends to pray for me. I have a network of friends that {Read More}

Wondering About Your Life’s Purpose?

Are you wondering about your life’s purpose? Wouldn’t it be amazing if you could know for sure that you’re totally in God’s will for your life? You’re not alone. All over the world there are people just like you, wondering … and wandering. Maybe you question why you are here on earth. You have no clue what difference you can make. You want to be a person who can make a difference in the lives of others, but how can {Read More}

The Rest is His Story

Listen to my interview on Heroes for Her podcast and read a blurb about the interview below! Seven daughters. Yeah, you heard that right. I felt my heart drop when Tricia Goyer reminded me that she has seven, not six, daughters. Six are adopted, and she has one biological daughter. My heart hit the floor as I imagined myself trying to juggle all of that. Raised by a teen mother before her mom married her stepdad, Tricia never really knew the {Read More}

Live the Life God’s Called You To {+ FREE Printable}

Live the Life God’s Called You To If I were to ask 100 people who name one of the most influential women of the last 100 years, my guess is that Mother Teresa would be on the top of most everyone’s list. This humble servant captured the world’s heart with the way she cared for the poor and forgotten, but many people don’t realize the mission of a woman started with the prayers of a little girl. Born Anjezë Gonxhe {Read More}

Knowing Your Purpose As a Parent

My parenting life looks much different than I ever thought it would. As a single mom of one son, I met and married a wonderful Christian guy, and we had two more children. John and I embraced the parenting years, but we were also looking forward to having an empty nest. After all, we’ve never had a season when it was just us. That’s when God stepped in with other ideas—namely a heart for adoption. In the last five years {Read More}

5 Questions that Can Change Your Schedule … and Your Life

5 Questions that Can Change Your Schedule … and Your Life I used to be the worst at saying no. If someone needed help at church, or a babysitter, or a work-project to get done, I was the person whom they could count on. I prided myself for being able to accomplish more than anyone I knew, but the cost was great. I was stressed. I was overwhelmed. I was tired all the time. And my shoulders grew weary from {Read More}

There Comes a Time … What is God Calling You To Do?

There Comes a Time … What is God Call You To Today?   There comes a time when you take “Go, Ye, into all the world” seriously and invite your neighbor out to coffee and look into taking a mission trip with your kids. When you realize people need Jesus and if you don’t reach them, who will? There comes a time when you consider that Jesus meant it when He said to care for the widows and orphans, and {Read More}

15 {Untypical} Questions to Verify Your Purpose in 2015

I am one of the busiest moms I know. I write three to four books a year, blog, homeschool, and lead a teen moms’ support group. Oh yes, and I’m working with an amazing production company that’s making huge progress in having one of my book series turned into a TV series! (I know; it blows me away too!) Sometimes I can’t believe this is my life. I’m a former teenager mother. I have no college degree. I live in {Read More}

What to Do… When You Don’t Know What To Do!

What To Do… When You Don’t Know What To Do! Life would be easy if there weren’t so many decisions. Should we look for a new job? What schooling choice should I make for my child? How should I schedule my day? Or how in the world will I ever get past this conflict with my husband/child/friend/co-worker? When you don’t know what to do . . . what you do speaks volumes. Do you call others for advice? Do you {Read More}

4 Ways to Determine Your Mission

While we have individual dreams and goals, couples should also have a mission and purpose for their marriage. For some couples it may be to minister in their local church, or open their home to needy children. Still others may be called to short-term mission trips. No matter what it is, the world will benefit greatly from united, God-loving teams. The world will benefit greatly from united, God-loving marriages! @TriciaGoyer Click To Tweet “When you reach out as a team, something {Read More}

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