Welcome to the FIFTH episode of Be The Girl! We are so excited to encourage you all with cheering on the people God has put in your life. There are many factors that can keep us from cheering others on. It can be envy, comparison, competition, greed, and so many other forms that can sneak into our hearts and hold us back from speaking lifRead More
Who’s your biggest cheerleader? Maybe it’s a spouse, mom, dad, grandparent, or a friend. I will say without a doubt its definitely my husband. He is always yelling from the sidelines of life lines like… “keep going”, “Don’t quit”, “tomorrow you will do better” well you get the picture. It truly builds me up every time I need it. Truth is we all need someone to cheer us on or what the Bible calls; build us up!Read More
This past autumn, I went to a one-day writing conference. It had been a couple months since I had started getting serious about my writing journey and to be honest, I felt a little lost in the process. While taking down notes, I silently prayed God would direct me through someone’s words. A few hours later, I was standing in line buying some books, and a woman stopped me.Read More
This can definitely be hard at times. Speaking life is not just something that is “good”, but necessary as followers of Christ. The tongue has the power to speak life and to speak death. On this episode we talk about how this has effected our own lives, what The Bible says, and encouraging you all in your own walks!
We hope this episode encourages you to speak life with everything that you have, and let Jesus speak life into your heart and mind as you carry this out in love.Read More
Have you ever allowed the rumors that girls speak about you overthrow that you think of yourself. No matter if those rumors are true or not, we somehow allow the lies of the enemy to tell us who we are. Holding fast to truth is knowing who you are and whose you are.Read More
Everyone has a truth they live by. Some live by the saying “judge not”. Others live by being a “generally good person”. Some are environmentalists, and some humanitarians. Some live for their work and seek to be “true to their craft”. Some strive to be knowledgeable in all things - to pursue degrees in philosophy or literature; and others are in a fight for social justice aiming to portray tolerance and acceptance for all.Read More
Welcome to the THIRD episode of the Be The Girl Podcast. This week we are focusing on living a life that holds dearly to the truth that God and His word gives us.
This can be a difficult task you know? We are constantly bombarded with what our culture and world around us tells us on a daily basis, we are impacted by our own fears and anxieties, and we have an enemy who loves to distort truth to discourage the believer going after Christ.Read More
I let the tears come. I woke up that morning after weeks spent, not numbing my heart, but distracting my heart. It’s good to be present to your season, but sometimes that being present also means being present to your pain. It’s always the in between spaces that are the hardest. The Not-Yet season. The season in between what has been promised to us and where we are now. Harder than the in between space itself is navigating all the vast interior landscape within it.Read More
For those of us who fantasize of the entrepreneur lifestyle, whether that be through photography or not, our daydream might include doing what you love on a day-to-day basis, creating your own schedule, taking vacations whenever you want, building relationships with your ideal client, branding yourself on social media, and hiring your BFF when you need an extra hand. Sounds like fun, right?Read More
Think of that one dark sin that you wish you could just bottle up and shove out of the window. For me, that was pornography and masturbation. For the longest time, those two words were the hardest for me to actually verbalize out loud...Read More
Today we are kicking off February with Be The Girl Who Lives In Wholehearted Surrender. At some point in every Christian’s life it will take a true moment with Jesus that requires giving over and surrendering your life to Him.Read More
It was only a year ago, when I was sitting on the beach chairs next to my new husband in Bali. It was a hot day, the breeze was swaying. We had spent the week adventuring and finally in the stillness, the feelings in my heart bubbled to the surface.Read More
Growing up, my mom used to read a story about a king and his kingdom, complete with a princess and three daring young knights all hoping to win the fair maiden’s hand in marriage. One day, the prince challenged the brave knights to a quest that would reveal to his father the king, which of them was worthy of his sister's hand. The first knight was known for his strength, another for his swiftness, and the third for his wisdom.Read More
Today we are kicking off the new year with Be The Girl Who Seeks Wisdom. This can be a topic that we often see as “obvious”. Of course we are too seek Biblical wisdom in all that we do, but as often as we can think it is obvious is as often as we can forget in our day to day.Read More
I still basically struggle to believe in God on a daily basis. There is a good chunk of me that is caught in the lie that says I’m crazy to believe in God, Heaven, sin, and eternity despite all the evidence. This makes treasuring God really hard sometimes. As an author once wrote of the Devil, “... so he not only speaks what is false. He hides what is true. He keeps us from seeing the treasure of the gospel. He lets us see facts, even proofs, but not preciousness.”Read More
I had almost missed it. Almost missed the beat of His heart. But there it was, on the page, jumping out from the black-and-white squares with faces in each one. We sat in a circle, praying for each high school student in the yearbook. Praying for them, their daily lives, what they encounter in the halls of the school. Praying that ultimately, God would reveal Himself to them.Read More
It is no coincidence that this theme has landed on the month of November. A month that is focused on giving thanks and generosity to those around us.
In order for us to understand a true and pure heart of service we must look to none other than the cross. You see the greatest example of a serving heart that this world will ever know, was done from a heart of sacrifice.Read More
I have been there. I have been on my knees, pleading for God to take it all away. I have been in the car, radio turned off and tears streaming down my face. I have been laying in my bed, fighting to fall asleep and unable to breathe the heavy weight off my chest. I have been walking down the sidewalk, looking around and silently wondering where God is. We have all been there. We have all wondered at one time or another why surrender is so hard, difficult, and emotional. We have all thought about the freedom on the other side, but fell short because we did not know how to get there. Maybe we didn’t even want to get there. We are comfortable in our fear and restoration is a far away dream.Read More
Thinking back, I never liked surrendering... because in a sense, I thought it was like giving up. But once I truly met Jesus, I realized surrendering was actually allowing me to get closer to Him. Surrendering is coming to a point where you say, “Jesus, I can’t and I won’t do this if You’re not in it. You are the only thing I want/need, and I am choosing You.”Read More
This month’s theme is having the [He]art of Surrender. This is an area of life that I know each and every one of us has struggled with, found victory, and has brought us immensely closer to our Papa God in the midst of laying down our life.Read More