Faith

  • Blog,  Faith

    What’s Really Wrong With The Mommy Self-Care Movement

    Motherhood is hard. Rewarding but hard. From interrupted sleep to discipline issues, as moms sometimes we just want to get away from it all. The world offers us a myriad of solutions: a day at the spa, a visit to the nail salon, a hip new diet, or a glass of wine and a Netflix series. In other words, the world tells us that what we need to have energy and love our children well is to practise self-care. We must love ourselves first, before we can love others. We must place the oxygen mask on ourselves before we can help our kids with theirs is a common trope. Understandably,…

  • Devotions,  Faith

    Seek First The Kingdom

    Today’s devotion is part of the Stepping Out In Faith Devotional Series and we’re looking at the blessing of when we seek first the Kingdom. This devotion comprises a focus verse, a reflection, some questions for you to meditate on, and a prayer. Focus verse “But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.” — Matthew 6:33 Devotion We are part of an Upside-down Kingdom. A Kingdom where we are most blessed when we give than when we receive. A Kingdom where the last is the first. A Kingdom in which we receive provision, not when we are seeking it,…

  • Faith,  Podcast,  Walking with Jesus

    Solitude For The Christian Mom With Kelly Needham

    In this episode, I welcome to the show Christian author and speaker Kelly Needham to talk about the privilege of spending time alone with God. This podcast episode is part of the Walking with Jesus Series. Listen to our conversation below! Solitude for the Christian Mom We discuss In this episode, we talk about what solitude means, Kelly’s journey in embracing time alone with God, and the major obstacles that keep us from engaging with God on our own. Kelly also shares some great tips for moms for developing the practice of solitude and how we can teach our children to develop the practice of solitude. Meet Kelly Kelly Needham…

  • Devotions,  Faith

    Whom Shall I Fear?

    This devotion is part of the Overcoming By Faith Devotional Series and we’re looking at how we can say, together with David, whom shall I fear? Today’s reflection is based on Psalm 27:1 “The LORD is my light and my salvation— whom shall I fear? The LORD is the stronghold of my life— of whom shall I be afraid?” Ok, so let’s jump right in! Whom Shall I Fear? Focus verse “The LORD is my light and my salvation— whom shall I fear? The LORD is the stronghold of my life— of whom shall I be afraid?” – Psalm 27:1 Devotion One of the wonderful things that happens when we…

  • Faith,  Life,  Rest in God,  Slow Living

    Celebrating The Sabbath As Christians

    Ok, so today we’re looking at the importance of the Sabbath for us as Christians. In this post, I’m sharing why we should celebrate the Sabbath as Christians, how celebrating the Sabbath transforms our faith, and how to celebrate the Sabbath (with plenty of suggestions and ideas to get you started). Why celebrate the Sabbath as Christians? The first question is why. Isn’t observing the Sabbath an Old-Testament command for the Israelites? As Christians, aren’t we set free from the law? Ok, so first things first – yes, observing the Sabbath was a command God gave the people of Israel (Exodus 20:8-11, Deuteronomy 5:12-14, Isaiah 58:13-14). And yes, in Jesus,…

  • Devotions,  Faith

    Faith To Overcome!

    This devotion is part of the Overcoming by Faith Devotional Series and today we’re looking at faith to overcome! The focus verse is from 1 John 5:4 and we’re looking at how we can overcome struggles and doubts by meditating on and applying God’s word. So let’s get into it: Faith To Overcome Focus verse “…for everyone born of God overcomes the world. This is the victory that has overcome the world, even our faith.” 1 John 5:4 Devotion It is by faith that we overcome the world. Faith that Jesus has been raised from the dead and is alive. Faith that He is with us, through His Holy Spirit.…

  • Faith,  Rescued By Faith

    If You Abide in Me

    This is the fourth devotion in the Rescued By Faith Devotional Series and we’re focusing on John 15:7 where Jesus says: “If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you.” What does that mean exactly? Today we’re going to be exploring the meaning of Jesus’ words and also offering a practical reflection moment, as well as a model prayer. Focus verse “If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you.” John 15:7 Devotion This is an amazing promise! When we abide in Jesus, we…

  • Devotions,  Faith,  Rescued By Faith

    Grow In Perseverance!

    Hi mama! Today I’m sharing the third devotion in the Rescued By Faith Devotional Series: Grow in Perseverance. In this devotion, we’re looking at God’s desire to mature us when we face trials and tribulations of many kinds. If you’re experiencing a season of difficulty, please be encouraged today, mama, God loves you and He works all things together for your good. Focus verse “Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything. ” James 1:4 Devotion The Bible shows us that when we experience trials, the testing of our faith produces perseverance. (James 1:2-3) And so we have this assurance from God’s…

  • Devotions,  Faith,  Rescued By Faith

    They Cried Out To The Lord

    This devotion is based on Psalm 107:19 and it focuses on our need to cry out to the Lord when we’re afflicted by trouble. This devotion is part of the Rescued By Faith Devotional Series and it comprises a focus verse, a reflection, questions for meditation and application, and a prayer. Focus verse “Then they cried out to the Lord in their trouble; He saved them out of their distresses.” Psalm 107:19 Devotion Thank the Lord that He is good and everlasting in love. When we cry out to Him in our trouble, He answers. Sometimes God answers by delivering us from our troubles instantly. Other times, God doesn’t deliver…

  • Faith,  Podcast,  Walking with Jesus

    Faith Over Fear With Vanessa Luu

    This is the first episode of 2024 and also the beginning of the Walking with Jesus podcast series: Faith Over Fear. In this episode, I talk to my friend, Vanessa Luu, about how God wants us to choose faith in Him over fear. Vanessa shares some personal testimonies of how God has helped her grow in this area. She also shares some ways we can grow in our faith as moms. So grab a cup of tea, listen in, and be blessed, mama! Find out more about Vanessa! Vanessa Luu is a wife, mother, and faith-based writer with a fire burning in her soul to reach the world for Jesus.…