10 Valuable Life Lessons From 2017

2017 lessons

2017 was quite a year. I found a renewed trust and intimacy with God, I found success with the blog, I blessed others as well as they had blessed me, and I experienced great love and loss. I’m sure that as you’re reading this, you’re nodding your head in agreement that we share a very similar story—last year was a year of ups and downs. In the ups and downs and bad news and good news, I picked up quite a few lessons. One night, I […]

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Tips For Dealing With Grief And Loss During The Holiday Season

The holiday season is such a beautiful time of the year. Everyone seems happy, we’re all in the spirit of giving and everywhere you look there are beautiful Christmas trees and nativity scenes. For most of us, the holiday season is fun and carefree but for many others, the holiday season is a sobering time where we are reminded of the loved ones that we have lost and the memories that we will no longer have the chance to create with them. I decided against […]

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2017 Holiday Gift Guide | For The Bible Enthusiast

Christian holiday gift guide

The holiday season is officially here and I am so excited to be able to give gifts to all of my close friends and loved ones! This year has been such an incredible year and in every moment, God’s Word and the promises in his Word have proven to be true in my life. I love to study the Word, I love to learn background information about the Word, and I know that I’m not the only one. This year I put together a mini […]

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She Reads Truth Bible Review

She Reads Truth Bible Review

I’ve recently had the pleasure of reviewing the She Reads Truth Bible. I’ve been a long time fan of the She Reads Truth devotionals and mobile app so I immediately jumped at the opportunity to take their Bible for a spin and share my thoughts with you guys.  Although this Bible was sent to me for review for B&H Publishing by FrontGate Media, all thoughts and opinions expressed in this post are absolutely mine. When I opened the package, my initial thoughts were, man, this Bible is […]

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The TED Talk From Insecure’s Yvonne Orji That Every Young Single Woman Needs To See

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I am a huge fan of TED talks. Anytime I need to make my Mondays a little more motivational or whenever I need a good jump start to make me feel like I can change the world, TED’s youtube channel is one of my first go-to’s. I will literally binge watch these motivational and educational videos and on one of those nights where I was held hostage by autoplay, I came across Yvonne Orji’s talk. After watching it, I immediately thought, wow! I wish I […]

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Embracing My Season

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I am a degreed military spouse stay-at-home mom. As strange as it feels to actually write it, this has been my reality for the last almost three years. I’m not finishing law school like I had hoped I would be. I’m not celebrating a big job offer. I am here—sitting on my bedroom floor writing after a long day with my raging two-year-old. But you know what? I couldn’t be happier. This is my season and I am finally fully appreciating why I am here. […]

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Two Major Lessons Learned In Two Years Of Blogging

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Far More Precious Than Rubies is two years old! Can you believe it? It seems like just yesterday that I stepped out on faith and invested a little money into a project that would become such a huge part of my life. In these two years, I’ve changed my blogging platform and logo, I’ve added a YouTube channel, published a Bible Study Journal, and I’m now working on my first e-book. Let me say that first of all, typing all of this feels unreal but every […]

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