She's so much prettier than me... She's so much nicer than me too... ...and she's skinnier. But I have a better personality...right? The comparison trap is real. We either compare ourselves to others and feel better about ourselves or we compare ourselves to others and feel worse. My comparisons have ruined many fun times with… Continue reading What to Do When Jealousy is Ruining Your Friendships
Random acts of kindness are good things to do; no doubt about it. I love to watch random acts of kindness videos, and I enjoy randomly making a friend's day. It gives me a good feeling inside, and I usually get a smile in return. It generally feels good. Over the last several months, though,… Continue reading The Harder Kind of Kindness
In my last post, I asked you girls if you wanted to see more music suggestions. You said yes, so I put together a four playlists from several different genres for you to enjoy. I'm going to stick to songs that are clean and wholesome, so these playlists will help you explore different genres of… Continue reading Quality Songs to Brighten Your Day
Almost everyone I know was excited to start 2021. People like the opportunity the New Year offers: a chance to start afresh. New goals, new hobbies, and a new year. While making goals for the new year, I read something that shed some light on my goals. Lydia Brownback, in her book Flourish, asks a… Continue reading Who’s the Focus of Your Resolutions?
I’m still alive! Life is super busy for me right now, but I’m hoping to have some new content for you soon. Stay tuned! -Rachel Hebrews 4:12-13 “For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and… Continue reading Repost: 10 Practical Tips for Reading God’s Word Consistently
Hello, lovely readers! I have some fun stuff in store for you today! I'm doing another blogger award and answering some amazing questions. This is s the kind of post you’ll want to read in your favorite spot with a glass of lemonade in your hand. It’s like a sort-of-random conversation between sisters. 😜 AND… Continue reading Outstanding Blogger Award
This article was originally featured on Written Lives. I wrote it as a guest post. Special thanks to Quiana for proof reading and editing the article. Be sure to check out her blog and her amazing work there! You can also read the guest posts she wrote for Joyful Creations here and here. James closed… Continue reading Died Before We Came – A Christian’s Call to Total Surrender
It’s time for part three of Found, a short story and allegory of the gospel. Check out part one here and part two here. I hope that you enjoy the story and are reminded of God’s amazing grace and love! -Rachel Her thoughts were interrupted by a gentle touch on her shoulder. Assuming it was… Continue reading God’s Love is AMAZING!
Hello, readers! I’m back with part two of my story Found. If you missed part one, you can check it out here. Enjoy! I hope this story will bring you to a greater realization of how amazing God’s grace really is. -Rachel A shiny red apple glinted in the sunlight. It was a beautiful spring… Continue reading An Easter Story, pt. 2
Have you ever struggled to read the Bible consistently? During this time of quarantine and viruses, we have some extra time for both culinary adventures and Bible studies. Asheritah Ciuciu discovered that combining devotions with breakfast can help make both more of a habit! Summary Bible and Breakfast, written by Asheritah Ciuciu, is part-cookbook, part-devotional.… Continue reading Bible and Breakfast Book Review