This post is written by Jen Weant. You can read more of her story here. When they tell you becoming a parent changes everything, they are telling the truth! Almost 4 years ago, we welcomed our sweet little one into our family. After years of waiting expectantly, we adopted Parker and he has brought so … Continue reading Dear Moms, What You Do Matters
Beautifully Broken and Wholly Loved You are going to think I am crazy, but I bought a beautiful water pitcher. That isn't the crazy part, I had actually bought it to break it! You are probably asking why would I do such a thing, and I share with you the story behind the pitcher. … Continue reading The Story of the Broken Pitcher
New on Candidly Christian Have you ever missed something? Have you almost missed something that God had before you? An opportunity? A blessing? A gift? I probably miss them more than I would like to. But today on Candidly Christian, I am sharing a time that I didn't miss the opportunity. Read the newest post … Continue reading The Gift I Almost Missed
Have you ever gotten a perfect gift? I am not a big fan of gifts. I really don’t like to open them, because I am so particular. It is even harder for me to open gifts in a large group. Because I also don’t really know how to control my facial expressions when I don’t … Continue reading The Perfect Gift
How many of you like the “Memories” feature on FaceBook? I love it! Sometimes I don't remember what was going on, but today when I saw my FaceBook memory from a year ago, I remember exactly what was happening. My friend had just flown in from Texas the night before, and there had been a … Continue reading If You Only Knew
The other day I was texting a friend of mine, and I asked her what she was struggling within the faith department. I knew that she would be honest, and she was. And I think what she is struggling with is a struggle that many of us don't want to share or be open about. … Continue reading How To Keep Faith In Times Like These
Today I am doing something a little different on the blog, and sharing a video testimony/encouragement about a dream Olivia had during naptime yesterday. Take a watch, as this dream comes straight from the heart of God, and teaches us about the faith of a child.
Having a daughter, we watch a lot of princess movies, mostly Disney. In most Disney movies, the princess gets the prince. And that leads me to one of the greatest love stories in the Bible. The story of Ruth and Boaz. But what I have been considering lately is if Ruth's life would be as impactful if what we know of her story ended before she met Boaz? Read my thoughts on that in my latest post!
This is the story of how I ruined Valentine's Day, and my husbands's birthday weekend this year.
Sometimes I think I am crazy. And today is one of those days. My husband is two rows up from me on a flight down to Florida, and if I told him that I wasn’t going to take my anxiety medicine to help me to be calm on the flight, he would have definitely said … Continue reading Let Us Be