His Desire


God has put the world on my heart—he’s put it on all our hearts. His desire is that we would go into it—in whatever way we can. He has a gift for the entire world and it is in us, his people. —Luci Swindoll (I Married Adventure)

Warm Chicken Salad with Peaches and Blueberries


This perfect hot-weather dish incorporates luscious summer fruit—and it only takes a few minutes to prepare, so you can get back to your summer in a flash! For more quick and delicious recipes, check out The Complete 15-Minute Gourmet. Recipe follows. Warm Chicken Salad with Peaches and Blueberries (Makes 4 servings) Celebrate the fruits of



Prayer is not a chore or something we’ll be tested on at the end of each week. It’s our time to crawl into our Father’s embrace and lay our cares upon him. It’s only when we are able to quiet the noises outside and within that we remember all his amazing promises to us. —Sheila



Life, for the most part, is what we make it. We have been given a responsibility to live it fully, joyfully, completely, and richly, in whatever span of time God grants us on this earth. — Luci Swindoll (I Married Adventure)

Spotlight on DC


Women of Faith goes to Washington on August 27-28! You could fill an entire bookshelf with guides to our nation’s capital, but here are a few things you might not know… The “Columbia” in “District of Columbia” refers to Christopher Columbus The original name of Washington, DC was “Federal City” Not surprisingly, their “state” song



Want some good news about faith? If you feed it, it grows! — Marilyn Meberg (God at Your Wits’ End)

Alone with God


Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful. — Colossians 4:2 NIV It’s easy to get so caught up in the physical challenges of our days that we forget the very real spiritual battle that rages on around us. We have an enemy who would love to keep us so distracted and busy that we

Continue Trusting


Continue trusting God with your needs and desires. He will make a way for you to do the things you can’t, meet the demands that seem impossible, and reap the rewards for a job well done. –Luci Swindoll (Irrepressible Hope)

Women of Faith Wednesday


We’re celebrating our nation’s birthday this weekend. Who’s your favorite person from American history? Why?   Bloggers who enter our blog hop will be entered for a chance to win American Heroes by Stephen Mansfield. Supreme Sacrifice, Loyalty to Country, Pride on the Battlefield . . . all defining elements of our greatest heroes! Dads,

Smooth Sail


If we want a smooth sail, we must take the most important first step of preparedness.  We need to admit we’re clueless…and ask God for wisdom and direction for the journey.  –Marilyn Meberg (Irrepressible Hope)