Have you ever had someone speak or pray a blessing over you? I hope you have. It is one of the sweetest gifts I’ve ever received. Praying a blessing over another demonstrates love and offers encouragement. Sometimes, at the end of a church service, our pastor will pray this blessing from Numbers 6 over the […]
It’s Good Friday. We have 2,000 plus years of perspective to help us reflect on Jesus’ death on the cross. We know it was not the end. We know that Sunday was coming. But at the time, those closest to Him didn’t have that perspective. That Friday must have felt so dark, so hopeless. They […]
Wishing you and yours a beautiful Christmas celebrating the birth of our Savior.
Wishing you a Happy Thanksgiving! I appreciate you all so much. Thanks for reading and being a part of the Frugal & Focused community. Here’s a collection of three Thanksgiving printables I’ve shared over the years. I hope you enjoy them! Psalm 95:1-2 Psalm 100:4-5 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 For personal use only please. Images cannot […]
Why You Should Write Your Sponsored Child (+12 Bible Verses and Passages to Include in Your Letters)
It didn’t take long after my family sponsored our first child in 2011 to discover that the best part of child sponsorship is the relationship you build through letter writing. It’s a thrill to open your mailbox and discover an envelope with the words “Message From Your Sponsored Child” on it. You open the letter […]
God has been teaching me a lot about perseverance lately. To not give up when my efforts seem futile. To push through when I’m just ready to stop. To go that extra mile when I just want to rest. To depend on Him for the energy and endurance I need to keep going. To pray the […]
For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? Mark 8:36 KJV