E+DAY October 2020 – Why Being Present is the Best Form of Encouragement

A recent sermon at our church mentioned one of the ways Jesus cared for others was by being present in their lives. It got me thinking how being present can be a form of encouragement to others. While being present may sound simple or even an overused buzzword, it’s one of the most important ways…

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E+DAY September 2020 – Why Encouragement Thrives in the Short Moments

What’s your approach to how you spend your time to accomplish things? All or nothing? Go big or go home? Or is it about the short moments? Lessons from the kitchen Before becoming a mom, I preferred to complete all my tasks at once. Let me explain. If I was going to work out it…

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E+DAY August 2020 – Encouragement in the Whispers

Have you ever felt a subtle, quick stirring in your heart? The one that whispers a specific person’s name to you? That whisper is your invitation to spread some encouragement.  Have you ever had someone’s name come to mind? It’s like a subtle, quick stirring in your heart. You may attribute it to something you…

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Mark 10:51 – How Will You Answer Jesus’ Question Part 2

Mark 10:51 – “What do you want me to do for you?” Jesus asked him. The blind man said, “Rabbi, I want to see.” “Go,” said Jesus, “your faith has healed you.” Immediately he received his sight and followed Jesus along the road. In Part 1, I shared this verse from the perspective of the…

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Mark 10:51 – Take the Risk and Speak Up Part 1

Mark 10:51 – “What do you want me to do for you?” Jesus asked him. The blind man said, “Rabbi, I want to see.” “Go,” said Jesus, “your faith has healed you.” Immediately he received his sight and followed Jesus along the road. I’d heard this verse before but never gave it much thought because…

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Wholehearted Quiet Time Feature

Wholehearted is a Christian brand that focuses on encouraging those who want to have a daily Quiet Time!  Their vision is to strengthen and build God’s kingdom all around the world! Each week, they feature a Quiet Timer who share’s about their own personal quiet time. This week I was able to mine. Thank you…

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Two Year Blog Anniversary

Year two of Living in the Wait looked much different than I expected but my oh my, was it special. That’s because after 3+ years of infertility, we welcomed our baby girl, Crosbee, May of 2019. I took more time away from this community than I wanted or planned after her arrival, but I’m still…

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Tell Your Negative Beliefs You’re Movin’ On, Don’t Wait For Me

As many of you know, last year, after 3+ years of infertility, our daughter was born. Since then, navigating life as a family of three has required more grace than we originally expected. For that reason and many more, I’ve taken more time away from this community than I wanted. I’ll just admit it, one…

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Will You Walk By Faith?

I recently went on a short road trip and decided to dust off my massive cd wallet from when I was in college. Anyone else remember what those are? I picked one of my favorite musicians to listen to and had his song, “Walk by Faith” on repeat.   The first Jeremy Camp concert I…

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A Guaranteed Game of Seek and Find

When we were trying to get pregnant, that was the only thing I thought about. I was seeking any possible option or information from others, including Dr. Google, to help us. But it wasn’t until 2.5 years into our journey, that I honestly started seeking God with our infertility journey. I was so consumed with…

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