When Procrastination Sneaks into our Walk with Jesus

It's a trait we all struggle with at some point or another. It sneaks in without our consent, and all the while we are luring it in by our own volition. Procrastination. When I hear the word I immediately think about it in the context of school. Students putting off an assignment they have known [...]

12 Dates to Keep Valentine’s Day from Dying

A few weeks ago, I was serving in the children's ministry at my church. It didn't take long for the kids to get bored with playing with the toys they brought and start asking to pull out the play dough. I was low-key pumped. As we pulled out the different colors and the plethora of [...]

Can I Ever Be Healed of This Sorrow?

She lost her parents in a car accident. Her husband left her for someone else.  She held her grandfather's hand as his breath slipped away. The diagnosis was definite: stage four brain cancer. She would outlive her five-year-old son.  The phone rang with the worst news in the world.  Depression ravaged her heart. How could [...]

Trusting God Through Tragedy: Choosing Jesus

Happy Thursday, Living Loved community. Today's post is a guest post by Bethany Boynton, a blogger who knows more than anyone ever wants to know about tragedy. She is here to encourage us and love us in the midst of dealing with our most painful realities or to prepare us for them.  This is a [...]

How Eating Gluten-Free Changed My Life

Well folks, you asked for it, and I am going to attempt to deliver. At the beginning of this year, we decided that this blog would be transition to a faith-based lifestyle blog. I want to let you guys into my day-to-day life a little more, and what better way to start than sharing with [...]