Each year we host an extensive retreat that girls all over the country attend, and each year we have an incredible time diving into the Word and exploring our creative talents together. Make new friends, dig deeper in your relationship with Jesus, listen to amazing speakers, and spend 5 days with us in the beautiful mountains of Washington. 

This week: 2017 Spring Retreat!

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It's no secret that growing up is hard. It's even more difficult when everyone around you seems to be moving forward, and you're stuck awkwardly stumbling around trying to figure it out on your own. Trust us: you are not alone. And we're here to help, with tips and advice every Saturday to help you prepare for the big things ahead. 

New Series! Adulting 101

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Something is happening in our young women’s ministry and my spirit says we need to change the current narrative, because we are creating a dangerous habit. I’m afraid we are spending more time admiring the beauty of our decorated journaling Bibles than we are reading and being convicted by the Word.

Jesus Won't 'Like' Your Instagram Photo

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I remember this day perfectly.  The day I allowed myself to be mad at God.  For many years, I wouldn’t be that honest.  I would show Him disappointment, fear…but anger?  It just didn’t feel right. But this time was different.  I was feeling something more than disappointment. Something that I desired deeply was taken away.  […]

Spiritual Growth

{Be Real} Let Kindness Lead You Home

If you are trying to make your mark in this industry as a business owner, I think you and I would agree that it can be so hard to be original and unique. Any time I can find more ways to solidify my brand, make my website into a more authentic ambassador to who I […]

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Some things happen in life that we can never truly forget. Maybe words that were spoken or actions that were taken. Things that hurt us and break us and seem impossible to ever move past. I don’t remember the first time I heard the phrase “forgive and forget,” but for as long as I can […]

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It didn’t feel like kindness. It felt more like compassion. It felt like God’s breath. Buy flowers. It was a simple thought that came to me in the Trader Joe’s aisle. My heart was aching for my friend who was missing her dad on father’s day, for the grief that would surely envelop her and […]

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Dear You: The Call of Kindness “I have more grace for others than I have for myself.” You’ve said it so many times it sounds worn on your tongue. I know it, too. Others-centered kindness, that’s been my life story. The good girl, defined so many of my years. Don’t cause too many waves. Be […]

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If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em!” That HAS to be my least favorite saying… ever! Maybe thats my stubbornness talking but I feel like as christians especially, this should never be on our tongue. As a Christian business owner, you should absolutely never think about that saying! Goodness, I do get how hard it […]

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Dear satan, You win. You’re right.  I’ll never be a size zero.  And yes, my thighs will probably always touch. But I’ve learned how to endure through pain by working out.  Which has taught me something about my selfishness and laziness : I never want them to be reasons why I don’t do something. I […]

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Oh my goodness!!! I am finally writing the post I have been dreaming about for months and months!!! GUESS what?? The Delight House is almost finished! We just need your help! And this time it is FUN!! Who doesn’t love to decorate? I love pinterest & I love dreaming about decorating, but when it comes […]

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So, I’m about to tell a story. I know. Courtney, your stories are always so good. I know, you’re welcome. But this particular story I’m not very proud of. And I’ve told a whopping three people until now because of my own embarrassment and sadness over the whole thing. But here goes…  A few years ago, I […]

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“Be Kind & Have Courage” is a recent motto that has gotten quite popular due to a certain wonderful disney princess. How exciting to watch this big production make such a stand-out statement! But, I think, that unless we dig deeper, kindness is just a word we throw around. The mother says to her child, […]

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