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When You Don’t Feel Good Enough

By | 2017-09-26T02:50:04+00:00 June 2nd, 2016|Inspiration|

When I read through the Fruits of the Spirit in Galatians 5, it is easy to read them as a list of things to be. Be loving. Be joyful. Be peaceful. Be patient. Be kind. Be good. Be faithful. Be gentle. Be self-controlled. I’m a recovering perfectionist, a recovering performer, a recovering pleaser, so when [...]

Good News for Those Who Need Good News

By | 2016-05-30T10:43:58+00:00 May 30th, 2016|Inspiration|

I sat down knowing I had a deadline looming. It was early on a Saturday morning. The rest of the gang was still asleep. I turned to my reading plan and moved my finger across the date. Isaiah 61. I smiled. The chapter I've prayed more than any other. My story's anthem. The breath in [...]

How To Make a Prayer Journal – Part 6 (Elissa Roberts)

By | 2017-09-26T02:50:10+00:00 February 25th, 2016|Inspiration|

Forty-two months now that our adoption dossier has been in Ethiopia. Forty-two months of waiting. And the news doesn’t look great from Ethiopia–word of political instability, government staff changes, training of the new government staff causing delays in paperwork. What do you do when you know you’ve been called to do something but things just [...]

How To Make a Prayer Journal – Part 4 (Elissa Roberts)

By | 2017-09-26T02:50:10+00:00 February 22nd, 2016|Inspiration|

I don’t know about you, but I get distracted easily. One day I was praying for my girls while I looked out the window at the fall leaves swirling. Then I was thinking how I needed to get the girls’ fall clothes out which made me think I needed to look for fall shoes for [...]

How To Make a Prayer Journal – Part 3 (Elissa Roberts)

By | 2017-09-26T02:50:10+00:00 February 19th, 2016|Inspiration|

What if you don’t know where to start? You’re staring at a blank piece of paper and a Bible full of words. Where to begin? A few months ago I was in the car driving back from visiting my parents in Mississippi, and I was thinking back to my pregnancy with my oldest daughter Lydia [...]

How to Make a Prayer Journal – Part 2 (by Elissa Roberts)

By | 2017-09-26T02:50:10+00:00 February 17th, 2016|Inspiration|

If you had seen me on my run a few months ago, you would have wondered about the strange girl with her hands in the air and tears streaming down her face. Those are some God-moments I have out there on the asphalt with the sunrise painting the sky in sherbet colors and confetti leaves [...]

How to Make a Prayer Journal – Part 1 (by Elissa Roberts)

By | 2017-09-26T02:50:10+00:00 February 15th, 2016|Inspiration|

Meet Elissa Roberts, a self-proclaimed hot mess (except more mess than hot) married to a coffee-loving, Scrabble genius and mom to three little girls who fill her life with tutus, glitter, and a lot of dance parties. She has a passion for helping women, wives, and moms live the abundant life they were meant to [...]