Excerpt from La La Lovely: The Art of Finding Beauty in the Everyday by Trina McNeilly
Use your next vacation as an excuse to relax and unwind. Put down your schedule, unplug your devices and immerse yourself in all the peace and beauty God’s creation offers.
Examining the essentials of the Resurrection reveals its tremendous impact. We can see five broad ways the truth of the Resurrection affects us.
David is known for greatness—as a runt shepherd boy he used a slingshot to kill the giant Goliath. Later he was crowned king, serving his people as both leader and warrior. He is recognized as having a bold love for God—he leapt and danced with joy before the presence of God as the Ark of the Covenant moved through public streets while Saul’s daughter watched with hatred and mocked him. Possibly most surprising is that David is remembered for his despicable sins, confirming that, with repentance, God does forgive.
Allow your home to be the restorative peaceful space God intended. Clear out all the virtual, physical and mental clutter and replace it with intentional messaging that draws you closer to him. Your house will best serve your family by being a protective, spiritual haven.
Unplug from the hustle and bustle and explore God's creation—a gorgeous coastline filled with lighthouses, lobster shacks and natural beauty seemingly around every corner.
Many of us have unhealthy habits that we wish we could break, change or toss out the window. The truth is that changing a habit is difficult and can seem like a big challenge. Focusing on our daily habits, exercise and smart eating is a great place to start. Here are some simple steps we can take each day to help us lead a more balanced life.
A calm place where you can escape the troubles of the world and regroup is one of the most restorative rooms in the house.
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The love story of Ian and Larissa Murphy almost ended before it started. But God had a plan for this vibrant couple.
There's something magical about the process of dyeing textiles: Place white fabric into a bath of pigment, and it emerges a different color.
Given the chance to film one of God's miracle workers, filmmaker Brian Ivie learns from the divine Director that each life is precious, including his own.
It was the fall of 2013. Like many young moms, Kim Andrew was juggling her busy life as a wife and mother of two with her commitments at work and her ministry to teens. Then the 29-year-old got the diagnosis. Cancer. And the roller coaster ride began. With honesty and humor, Kim blogs from her home in Pennsylvania about her life and her faith. She and her readers laugh, cry, worry and hope together. Here are samplings of her blog.
David Green, founder of Hobby Lobby stores, is worth honoring for his federal court challenge to Obamacare rules on religious freedom grounds. But more important, David is a faithful, generous and humble follower of the Lord.
For Katie Farrell, balanced healthy living began when she immersed herself in the Word of God. Today, she shares what she’s learned about healthy eating, exercise and devotion with women around the world.
By bringing tangible evidence of faith into the design of our homes, personal priorities stay in focus and opportunities open for sharing our hope. Let the Source of all great design inspire you with themes of the Holy Land, nature, and truth.
Let these projects inspire you to craft a collection of personal, handmade stationery.
Kirk Cameron is a deeply committed Christian seeking to turn our culture back to God. Don’t be dismissive of this former TV sitcom star’s lofty goal. He’s a man following His Master’s plan.
What does it take to change someone's life? For children in Uganda, change occurs one foot at a time with divinely inspired, upcycled shoes.
The trials of life sometimes seem to crash down on us like an avalanche. Emotional, financial, physical and spiritual problems take their toll.There’s only one way out, one door to go through. Cry out for the Lord. It was that way for Sandi Hixson. Her story is offered to honor all those who allow the light of God’s Word to guide their paths in difficult times.
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