If you’re an avid reader, into personality tests, or maybe just interested in what makes people tick, you’ve probably heard of the love languages. If you haven’t, the explanation is pretty simple: your primary love language is the way you feel the most loved by your significant other, or even your friends, co-workers, or family, and discovering how you feel loved, and how those closest to you feel love, can do a lot for your relationships.Read More
Janna is sharing some personal, yet deep truths about being someone with anxiety.
"If you love someone with anxiety, expect struggle. Expect feelings—a lot of feelings. Expect the need for reassurance. But don’t expect to be able to call them insecure and get away with it."Read More
To me, everything needed to be put back together. But the truth is, that just isn’t realistic. Some things are meant to break, and frantically letting your own life spiral out of control to try to make it happen is not in anyone’s best interest.Read More
None of us know what 2017 will bring in our lives or the lives of others. But we do know that God has plans in the works—on big scales and small—for all of us. So let’s enter the new year with the confidence that he is in control…and celebrate a new year together!Read More
Spending time with relatives isn’t always the most appealing thing to fit into your schedule (looking at you, in-laws), but we often take for granted the opportunity we’re given to see our family during the holidays. Those who serve in the military, parents or children who work overseas to provide for their loved ones, and people who’ve experienced loss of family members all would give anything to spend Christmas with family. If you’re fortunate enough to have someone to read the Christmas story alongside, cherish that. It might even melt the iciness of an ongoing argument to think about how lucky you are to see your second cousin twice a year.Read More
And the real spirit of Christmas, the celebration of the baby born in Bethlehem who came to save the world, is left in the dust. And suddenly I’ve become the very problem that I have with consumer Christmas: distracted instead of grateful.Read More