The Wholehearted Blog

We are taking a break from our regular posting. In the meantime, we hope our extensive archive of blog posts will be an encouragement to you!


You don’t need to read through an entire book of the Bible or pray for 30 minutes straight in order to have a worthwhile quiet time. Just come, friends. Be...

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The Overlooked

When I read these two accounts, I connected so deeply to them. Similar to the demon-possessed man I was being tormented by my failures. Tormented by the lies that I...

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Bring me low It’s there where I’m best

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Giving Thanks When You Want to Complain

We transform our words when we transform our thoughts by remembering the truth of the gospel. When I am tempted to complain about my circumstances, the Lord teaches me to...

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Even My Obedience is Grace

Without the Holy Spirit of God, we would be orphans without assurance of salvation, unable to witness or speak the words of God with confidence. We would be vulnerable, weak,...

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Drowning in Our Disciplines

Our discipline should be driven by our desire to obey, be near, and become like our beautiful Jesus.  But sometimes, we can be motivated by pride or even fear. We find ourselves...

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Quiet Time is a Joy, not a Job

He loved us before we chose to serve and love Him. We didn’t start this race. He started it and finished it on our behalf! He loved us in our...

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Wholehearted Worship

The day quickly felt overwhelming, and my anxiety level was rising. This is not how I had wanted to start my week. I had envisioned a peaceful day: children behaving and...

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Quiet Time Seasons

I’ve had daily time with Jesus as a daughter and now as a mother; in loneliness and while surrounded by children. In both grief and joy, failure and success, I’ve...

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