Posts in Encouragement
What’s in my Little Book Of Big Encouragements

A few months ago, my husband and I found out we were pregnant with our second. Shortly after our initial joy and celebration, fearful thoughts crept in and I took a sideways glance at God wondering if He would take this child too. We prayed, thanked and praised God for this new life He created, and began the process of casting our cares and fears on Him.

As fears and lies started to rear their ugly heads and invade my heart and mind, a battle began.

Faith vs Fear. Truth vs Lies.

I’d pray about the fears and ask God to show me Truth from the Bible to help combat it.

My husband encouraged me to grab one of my Little Books Of Big Encouragements

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A Prayer For The Waiting Woman

Dear Sister,

Waiting can be super hard. Whether it’s waiting for love, marriage, children, health, comfort, peace… The best thing we can do is communicate with God.

Does your waiting seem long and unbearable? Girl, I’m in the same boat, so this is a prayer for both of us.

Listen to His voice through His Word and respond in prayer.

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5 Truths About Your Identity In Christ

Have you seen the new hashtags going around? #iam #iamloved #iamworthy #iampowerful #iamgoodenough Ok, so maybe it isn’t new. It seems nice and all, but -- I’m just gonna come out and say it -- this is dangerous!

What? No, I’m not overreacting. These types of positive affirmations might have some truth to them, but how do you know for sure? You compare it with the Bible.

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My Top 10 Resources for Encouragement

Here’s my top 10 list of encouraging resources!

  1. ESV Journaling Psalter - What is more encouraging than God’s Word? What I love about it: As you read through the Psalms, there’s space to write how God is using His Word in your heart.

  2. John Piper’s sermon: This Illness Is For The Glory Of God - John 11 - I listened to this when I was devastated over the loss of my son and in a very dark place…

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Trading Joys

When God withholds something good from us, we learn whether or not we are content to have God and nothing else. - Marshall Segal

As my 30th birthday approaches I’ve been reflecting on my life. Am I the only one who’s younger self imagined what their older self would be like? Sometimes my dreams were silly and self- centered. Sometimes my dreams…

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Praying For Sun But Getting Rain

"When you put your happiness in temporal things, then your happiness will only be temporary." I recently heard this quote from Nic Vujicic (link to video). This quote struck me and I've been thinking about it constantly.


  • What am I basing my happiness on?

  • Am I only happy if the future seems bright?

  • Is my happiness based on getting what I want when I want it?

  • Do things that make God happy make me happy?

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New Print! + Story Behind The Art

As I'm nearing the 2 year anniversary of the birth and loss of my son, I was struggling to see how God cares and meets my needs. I was grieving hard and deeply and believed the only way I could be relieved from my pain is to see my son alive again. God put this verse about the redeemed earth before my eyes, and four things stood out to me. 

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