Should You Volunteer In Church?

Should You Volunteer In Church?

We smile and wave and shake a few hands on our way to OUR seats for the Sunday morning service. Maybe we have a cup of coffee with us. Maybe we don’t. But we sit in our seat, stand when asked to. We praise and worship as part of the congregation and then listen as the pastor delivers a well thought out and meaningful message. Then we say goodbye on our way out of the door. Go grab lunch and don’t think about church until it’s about time to go to the next service. 

 

Sound familiar? 

For years this was me. 

 

Oh, I read my Bible regularly (usually daily). I listened to preaching throughout the week, but I didn’t actively SERVE in my church. I had really “good reasons” like being gone lots of weekends for rodeos, I served in other organizations, etc. 

 

But something shifted in me and my faith when I began to serve in my local church on a regular basis. 

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Clean Skincare Product Roundup Review

Clean Skincare Product Roundup Review

Just google “natural face wash”, “natural skincare” “Natural____” and the results are overwhelming.

Where do you start? What actually works? What products have legitimately clean ingredients in them?

Feeling a little overwhelmed? Been there. I feel ya.

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7 Tips to Reduce Allergies Naturally

7 Tips to Reduce Allergies Naturally

Warm weather is upon us, my friends. And with it comes all the pollen, dust, weeds, and everyone’s favorite: seasonal allergies.

I remember a time when I was quite literally on 2 or 3 different allergy medicines at a time. They were prescribed by my very well-meaning and beloved family doctor. To be quite honest, they DID help me feel better. We did the best we knew how to at the time.

Fast forward several years, and this kid is on zero prescription meds and zero over the counter allergy pills. None. Zip. Zero. Zilch.

What changed?

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10 Tips For Thriving After Graduation

10 Tips For Thriving After Graduation

We just finished off a VERY busy graduation season over here. In fact, this year several of “my girls” from youth group are graduated from high school.

I remember being so stressed before and after I graduated high school.

What was I going to do next????

I swear, everyone AND their Mama and their Mama’s Mama asked me “well what are you going to do now?”

I remember thinking, “I DON’T KNOWWWWWWW. But would you please stop asking me”

Of course, I couldn’t admit that very much publically.

What WAS I going to do now? Now I had a choice? No one was telling me exactly what to do. What if I made the WRONG choice? What if I went to the WRONG college? What if I hated it? What if I sucked at it? What if I couldn’t make any friends??? What if…..?

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7 Lies About Motherhood

7 Lies About Motherhood

I am not a “baby person” just like I am not your typical “dog person”. I like my baby and other select babies just like I like my dogs and other select dogs. So please don’t be offended if I don’t ask to hold your tiny humans or pet your canine.


We intentionally waited 6 years to start having babies. We very much believe that was God’s timing for us and thus were Spirit-led in our decision to start having children.


To be totally honest, my heart was not ready to have children when we first got married. So much of what I had seen portrayed about motherhood by my generation deterred me.  But I KNEW deep down in my soul that God designed motherhood to be GOOD, even glorious really, so if I was going to have what HE designed rather than settling for what I saw around me, I had to renew my mind and confront the lies.

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