Book Review, Christian living post

5 Books to Grow Your Faith this Summer

Luscious green grass between your toes. A gentle summer breeze touching your skin. Bright sunshine streaming down from the sky. A book in your hand. Summer is the perfect time to read. I find I don’t have time for leisurely reading during the school year, so I try to pick up more books in the… Continue reading 5 Books to Grow Your Faith this Summer

Christian living post, Life Experiences

Falling Away From Christ vs. Continuing in His Kindness

It seems like there is so much I have to do. I don't know... I'm just really confused. And I get scared when I don't feel that I love you (from my old prayer journal). What if I grow up and fall away from Christ? What if pressures, problems, and persecution make me stop following… Continue reading Falling Away From Christ vs. Continuing in His Kindness

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A Poem about Pride (and our Savior)

Today, I'm going out of my comfort zone and publishing a poem I wrote about a year ago. I've been too nervous to post it until now, but I figured I would just go for it! ... I think my pride was holding me back from potential embarrassment anyway (ironic, huh?). ♥♥♥ It clasps me… Continue reading A Poem about Pride (and our Savior)

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How to Enjoy Prayer

Prayer journals, prayer walls, prayer closets... I tried to "get better" at praying for years, but I felt anything but joy whenever I actually thought about praying. Again and again, a wave of guilt would hit me, and I would end up focusing on myself - that I should pray more, that I should get… Continue reading How to Enjoy Prayer

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Repost: 10 Practical Tips for Reading God’s Word Consistently

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

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Died Before We Came – A Christian’s Call to Total Surrender

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

Christian living post, Guest Posts

Guest Post Pt. 2: Kinsman Redeemer

Quiana from Written Lives is back with part 2 of her series on Ruth! If you didn’t read part 1, check it out here and then come back to read this one. I’m so excited for you to read this article! Stay tuned to the end to read about how Ruth’s story is like our… Continue reading Guest Post Pt. 2: Kinsman Redeemer

Christian living post, Life Experiences

Repost: My Testimony

Happy Tuesday! Today I'm reposting an article from about a year ago titled "My Testimony". I hope my testimony inspires and encourages you all. It may not be glamorous, but it's full of evidence of God's amazing grace. -Rachel Tears streamed down my face. I had tried so hard to follow the rules and had… Continue reading Repost: My Testimony

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The Place for Joy in a Crisis

Hi, girls! I recently did this guest post over on Kiara's blog as the reward for the COVID-19 Spring Activity Challenge. If you want to read this over on her blog, click here. Be sure to stop by and congratulate her!! "Ugh.  God, why did you give me this?  Are you sure you did this… Continue reading The Place for Joy in a Crisis

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God’s Love is AMAZING!

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!