New Lives, The Posts

The Blessing Of Easter

When I was little Easter was one of my least favorite holidays. The idea of wearing a frilly white dress with itchy white tights and uncomfortable shoes made the entire day seem horrible. I'd always gone to church since I was little so that wasn't any different, but that outfit made everything so much worse.… Continue reading The Blessing Of Easter

Book of the Month, New Lives

Are You Living a Successful Life?

"Most people seem to believe that success is limited to a certain group of people who bear distinct success qualities, or they believe that only a certain segment of society has any hope of achieving success--and that segment is not the segment of which they belong. Others firmly believe that success is something that can… Continue reading Are You Living a Successful Life?

How To:, New Lives

How to Have a Positive Outlook on Life when Everything is Terrible

Hello everyone! I hope your week has been going well so far. I would like to apologize for not posting over the past couple of weeks, some of you know why, but for those who don't here's a little update. My grandfather passed away two weeks ago unexpectedly; like we knew it was going to… Continue reading How to Have a Positive Outlook on Life when Everything is Terrible

New Lives

Is Regret a Biblical Emotion?

Regret can derail a person's life. When they get so wrapped up in some awful thing that they did, they stop moving forward. They are simply stuck in the past mulling over that one bad decision that they made. And it affects every aspect of their lives, it steals their joy, feeds their worries, and… Continue reading Is Regret a Biblical Emotion?

New Lives, Old Testament

Our Good, His Glory

We often don't know what God is doing in our lives. Often times I feel like I know exactly what He is doing and then just like that He totally switches up everything. It takes me by complete surprise, but it doesn't surprise Him. Not one bit. Why? Well, because He planned it that way.… Continue reading Our Good, His Glory

New Lives

The Continual Transformation of Our Lives

I think one of my favorite things about being a Christian is the fact that we never stop growing; we never stop realizing how great our God is or how much He loves us. Every trial in our life is just another example of His goodness and sovereign care in our life. Because with every… Continue reading The Continual Transformation of Our Lives

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The Comparison Problem

I've been looking at a lot of other people's lives recently. I see all the amazing things happening in their lives. All of the things, parties, babies, money, and then I look at my own life. My life doesn't look nearly as good as theirs. What am I doing wrong? What secret did I miss?… Continue reading The Comparison Problem