How to Defeat Depression and Restlessness

Depression and Restlessness Engulfed Me One day when I was up to my eyeballs in diapers and bottles, sippy-cups and Cheerios, I sat on a beach with my best friend. It was a beautiful day. Life appeared perfect, but the tears would not stop. Life was a struggle for me. Restlessness refused to leave me alone, and depression sucked the …

Three People Who Have Encouraged My Faith (And the Bite of Bread Reading Plan)

(Starting this week, there will only be one post with more information and different ways to use the Bite of Bread reading plan. Scroll down to find out how to download extra questions and prompts to deepen your quiet time with the Lord. Now, without taking more time, grab your coffee. . . Let’s dig deep.) When I look back …

A Christmas Bible Reading Plan on Joy

Joy is not always easy, especially during the holidays. If it weren’t already a sensitive time for many, the year 2020 has proven to be quite the challenge. Everywhere I look people around me seem to be battling tragedy–not just because of the pandemic but other gut-wrenching scenarios. Cancer. Job loss. Death. How do you celebrate Christmas when your heart …