Posts tagged encouragement
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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Some Thoughts On Difficult Anniversaries

“I'm in the midst of the anniversary of my son's 2 short weeks of life on earth. I’ve had tears, but somehow I’m seeing Jesus as the joy in my mourning, and one day when God brings me through this night He will be the joy in my morning as well….”

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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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