Jesus Waited

Since focusing on the idea of waiting, a concept I had never thought of before began to form: Jesus waited, too. You see, Jesus was sent to earth to die on the cross and through His death and resurrection, we can have eternal life. Jesus came to this earth and was here, waiting to die…

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October E+DAY

I know this E+DAY post is a few days past October 14, but it’s never too late to celebrate E+DAY! Not sure what E+DAY is? Check out this page for more info… I know you are curious! Ry and I went recently attended a marriage event put on by the church we attend. We wanted…

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A How To in Waiting

Psalm 27:14 NLT – Wait patiently for the LORD. Be brave and courageous. Yes, wait patiently for the LORD! You all know I like tactical + practical and thankfully we have the Bible to help us with that when it comes to waiting. I recently came across this verse and am so thankful God made this…

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It All Started with a Wait

I want to take it back to where it began. Where Jesus met me and shifted my focus and purpose during our season of infertility. Where He nudged me to share our story to bring hope and encouragement to others in their seasons of waiting. I’m bringing it back to the very foundation of why…

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5 Ways to Push Past Perfection

I’ll probably always strive for perfection, but my desire to continually obtain it is slowly fading away. A turning point was when I realized how perfectionism was impacting my life. I had a tough time describing what was happening and why I would avoid things. Once I could name it and understand what it was doing…

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The Paralyzing Power of Perfection

I did not want to write this post. This topic takes being vulnerable to an entirely new level for me. I’m talking about perfection. It’s something I’ve always strived for, but is a complete love/hate relationship. It’s what has made me successful in many aspects of my life, but also debilitating in others. When I…

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Restorative Road Trip

As you’ve maybe gathered, Ry and I love being outdoors. Hence, we made another trip to the Black Hills National Forest over Labor Day Weekend. Read about our first trip here, which involved a hailstorm. Good times. To put things in perspective, we live on the eastern side of the state, which is extremely flat.…

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Your Season Has a Reason

Evenings are getting cooler; the sun is setting earlier and the leaves are changing colors. A new season is upon us and as of September 23, it’s officially fall. Where I live, we get to experience all four seasons – spring, summer, fall, winter – so we have plenty of change happening every year. I…

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The Wait List – Amanda

The Wait List features guest posts from people just like you and me, all sharing a coming thread of you guessed it, waiting. No one wants to be on the wait list, but through these features, I hope you find encouragement and see all the miraculous ways God works through us during that time. If you…

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Do You Want to Be Refreshed?

Proverbs 11:25 NIV – A generous person will prosper; whoever refreshes others will be refreshed. To set the stage for today’s verse, let’s define refresh. It means, give new strength or energy to; reinvigorate. During our season of waiting, I’ve needed continuous refreshing. So many times, I needed a new wave of strength to keep…

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