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The Goal of Studying Scripture

I think sometimes we need to be reminded of our goals. Lots of us take time at the new year to think about our personal goals, which is such a good thing. It is good to go deeper though, and think about why our goal is important and why it is a priority.…

How To Study Scripture

I wrote this post two years ago, but the New Year seems like the perfect time to share it again. I know that there are lots of methods for studying Scripture, but this is what has worked for me!

The question that I get asked most often is how I spend time in Scripture.  …

Stop Glorifying Busy

For some reason, being busy is the in thing these days. Your success is often judged by how much you do. As women, we chat about other women, and we make comments like “how does she do it?”, and “she has so much on her plate”.…

Creative Ways to Get in Scripture

Last week I talked a bit about why I became a morning person, and how my morning is the best time for me to spend time in Scripture, and get organized for my day. I also realize that every person is different, and every season of life is different…so I wanted to give you some ideas for ways that you can get creative with spending time in Scripure.…

Why I Became a Morning Person

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I wasn’t always a morning person, but somehow over the last two years I have changed that…and now the morning is my favorite time of the day. I mentioned yesterday that 2013 was a big year for me…it was the year that I decided to really make time for the things that matter.…

A New Year of Possibilities

It is that season where I am already thinking about the new year. January 1st really is one of my favorite days of the year…because it feels like a fresh start. I was thinking today about the different seasons we face in life, and how so often the start of a new year helps us move into the next season before us.…

The "Why" behind the Shop

The start of my little shop has been a happy accident in so many ways. Never did we set out to start this little business, but it has been so neat to see how God has worked. When I started the #lampandlight hashtag about a year and a half ago, it was really just a way to keep myself accountable, and I thought it would be fun if a few other friends joined in and we could do it together.…

Getting Through the Dry Seasons

A few days ago on Facebook a friend asked the question of a group of women what they did when they had a dry spot in their walk with God. She asked the group of women what they do to get close to the heart of Jesus, to pull out of the dry patches of life and take hold of the Savior.…

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