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Summer Schedules & Jesus

June 1, 2017
Does anyone else have trouble holding down a routine during the summer? During the school year, my schedule is set. I get up, get my family ready to go. Kiss my husband, drop the kids off at school, and then settle in with a cup of coffee, breakfast, and my Bible. It gets my day off to the perfect start. Then I usually workout, take a shower, and am at my desk by 9 am. It’s great. Queue summer vacation and I get lost in the shuffle. By August, I’ll have it down. But May and June? It’s a lost cause. The transition gets me every year. And it’s not just one transition, it’s the constant changes. We abandon our school schedule, just to start a flurry of activities. Summer vacations, holidays, Vacation Bible School, fun summer activities, late nights, early mornings. It’s June 1st and I’m already confused about what day of the week it is. We had a four day weekend that seemed to stretch out forever (which was awesome), but then the week started on Tuesday and I feel like I blinked and missed everything that’s happened since then. Am I alone in this? Does anyone else feel […] The post Summer Schedules & Jesus appeared first on Candidly Christian.
Christian Women

Let’s Be Real (we all struggle with something)

I was torn up online. I was hurt by people I didn’t know. My attackers called themselves Christians, and were chastising my lack of faith. But it wasn’t a lack of faith at all. It was an honest statement. Probably one all too many…

May 4, 2017
Christian Women

Whitewashed Christianity

I walked into church Easter morning feeling more like a whitewashed tomb than a temple of the Living God. Have you ever felt like that? Pretty on the outside, but just full of junk on the inside? It seems like the older I get,…

April 17, 2017
Christian Women

When The Gospel Isn’t Good News

I remember driving my friends to church when I was in high school. One night, on our way home, I was pulled over. I remember it for two reasons. One, because it was the very first time I had ever been pulled over. And…

April 10, 2017
Christian Women

Prayer Struggles

I think the prayers of others are more effective than my own prayers. I think, if I could just have the pastor pray about that. Or if I had a group of people praying with me, then the prayers could make a difference. But…

April 5, 2017
Christian Women

Gospel Moments

Have you ever wondered what the gospel looks like in real life? I normally gather some relevant blog posts from around the web, all written by today’s Christian women, and all about fleshing out the gospel by sharing candid moments, but this month, I’m…

March 30, 2017
Christian Women

Praying is Doing

What’s your prayer life look like? Is it picture perfect and strong enough to rival that of the apostles like Paul and John? Mine isn’t. I am joined today by Candid gal, Jaime Hampton who is an author and the co-founder of the Prevailing Prayer…

March 2, 2017