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3 Ways to Stop the Comparison Game Today

We’ve all played the game. You know it and I know it, the comparison game is one that rears it’s ugliness and traps us even in our best moments. Somehow, someway this comparison game runs rampant among women.

10 Christmas Carols that Tell the Real Story of Christmas

The first few notes of “O Holy Night,” and the Peanuts singing, “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing” stir the true spirit of Christmas in our souls. Many of the Christmas Carols that have become part of the tapestry of our every December are woven from the very One who was, is, and always will be.

Here are 10 well-known Christmas carols whose lyrics tell the real meaning of Christmas

ARE YOU A CHRISTMAS CONTROL GIRL?

Every year, when I flip the calendar to December, I get caught up in making Christmas "perfect".  It causes me to have heightened expectations about how everything should look and taste and be.  Can you relate?

Let this help you learn to surrender, and let Christmas...be Christmas.

The Prayer God Always Answers

I am aware of little that God does in my life. I certainly notice the prayers he hasn't yet answered. But I've been asking God to show me more of those 10,000 things He answers but I'm oblivious to.
I've asked Him to show me more of His glory, His amazing grace toward me, and the way He works in all the details of my life....

Don't Settle: He's Not Your Last Option

I'm sure many of you singles are thinking,"I don’t want to give up the guy because he might be my last option." You want to be in relationship. You want to be married. You want the guy. I get it.

I remember those feelings all too well. And that is why I’m writing to you.

6 Rules for Dating as a Single Mom

Oh, the ol’ bugaboo of dating as a single mom. Should you? Shouldn’t you? There is a line of thinking among some Christians that all dating is wrong. There are others who would say that dating is perfectly natural and okay, but boundaries should be set forth in Christian dating.

If you're looking at dating as a single parent, see if these points have validity.

Who was St. Nicholas?

We have assigned so many attributes to St. Nick - except maybe some historical facts!  Where did St. Nicholas come from, and how do we separate historical fact from holiday fiction?  

Here's a narrative you can share with your family to help everyone appreciate Christmas all the more. 

Does Christmas Make You ‘Wonder’ or ‘Ponder’?

When the shepherds came to the manger and told everyone about the supernatural announcement of Christ’s birth, there were two distinct reactions – “Wonder” and “Ponder”.  Those in attendance wondered at what the shepherds said, but Mary pondered what they said in her heart.

So how about you?  Are you a “wonderer” or a “ponderer”? 

Spending Time Together

Work, school, homework, after school activities, friends all compete for time on the family calendar. But Family time can serve as an escape from the demands and deadlines of daily life, and builds strong relationships.

Here are some easy, fun ideas to help make the most of time spent together.

Is Your Cash Flow Controlling Your Life?

Living paycheck to paycheck forces you to say no to things you really wish you could do. You’ve got a decent income—so why don’t you have any extra cash?

If you find yourself here, it’s time to switch gears. Telling your money where to go lets you live the life God wants for you. Here are four steps to get you started.

5 Ways to Cut Your Holiday Spending

Even though Christmas is the season of giving, it can also be a time when it’s really tempting to overspend. To keep from falling into that trap, you need to have a plan.

So here are few ways to keep your spending in check this Christmas.

What Does She Have That I Don't?

We are in constant comparison of what someone else has and what we don’t. Comparison is a joy-stealer. It’s a bottomless pit of self-doubt and self-deprecation.
If you find yourself in that pit, here’s some Biblical wisdom on how to handle it

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