Bored lately? Recapture the playfulness of grace

Bored lately? Recapture the playfulness of grace

As a kid, Memorial Day meant the unofficial start of summer, promising long days of sunshine and books and bike rides and sprinklers and homemade ice cream and swing sets and going to the lake and grilled hot dogs and staying up late….

Do you remember those precious, unhurried days where you could play to your heart’s content?

There’s something to the art of play—of tapping into carefree creativity and imagination that makes time fade. You look up and it’s been minutes or hours, you don’t know which, because you’re fully engaged in the joy of this moment.

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Posted by Janna Wright in Playing in the Wide Open Spaces of Grace, 0 comments
3 Ways to Practice Rhythms of Grace in Daily Life

3 Ways to Practice Rhythms of Grace in Daily Life

Ever feel the path God has you on is taking longer than you expected?

Life and family and business and relationships can look different than we thought — and take more time than we realize. It’s important in this adventure we’re on with Jesus to let Him teach us important truths about grace rhythms in daily life.

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Find your 2021 Word of the Year

Find your 2021 Word of the Year

Are you closing the chapter named “2020” with a happy sigh of relief too? The God of All Grace knew what this past year held. And He’s deeply invested in where we’re headed next. So as we turn the page to a new year, let’s take a moment to ask…

Who is God inviting me to be in 2021?

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It’s Okay to Trust Your Heart

It’s Okay to Trust Your Heart

Are you surprised, too, that summer’s arrived? Summertime can sometimes make us feel like kids freed from school–ready to stay up late, play outside, eat ice cream, watch movies, and ask each other a hundred times a day, “What do you want now?” 

It’s an interesting question – “What do you want?” To answer honestly, you have to be in touch with the true you, deep inside, and what she truly desires. Answering “What do you want?” means trusting your heart.

And that can prove tricky, especially if we’ve been taught good Christians have “desperately wicked” hearts (Jer. 17:9), instead of beautiful, wise hearts made new through salvation in Christ. (Ezek. 36:26; 2 Cor. 5:17)

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Posted by Janna Wright in Living in Freedom, Playing in the Wide Open Spaces of Grace
God Is Not Working on Your Flaws

God Is Not Working on Your Flaws

When you looked in the mirror this morning, what did you see? A person with shortcomings and rough edges? Someone who has a loooong way to go before she measures up? A gal who struggles most days with feeling “not enough?”

You’re not alone, my friend. Most Christian women struggle with the “not enough” epidemic.

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Posted by Janna Wright in What God Is Really Like