• Devotional

    These Are My People: 11 Practical Ways to Encourage a Hurting Friend

    Deanna, Gina, Vanessa, Whitney, Michelle, Sarah, and Stacie. These are my people. They didn’t ask to be my people, and I didn’t ask them to be. But they are, and God knew I needed them! God brought each of these ladies into my life at different times and in different ways, but all for one purpose – to encourage me in the Lord and to walk with me through the valley. Some of these ladies know each other and some do not, but they all have something in common. They are all kind, compassionate, loving women of God who have loved me, encouraged me, and prayed with me in some…

  • food

    8 Ways to Use Leftover Grilled Chicken

    Spring time and warmer weather mean it is time to fire up the grill. There is just something inspiring about grilling meat, or anything else, for that matter, on the grill outdoors. One of my family’s favorite things to grill is chicken. We usually marinate either boneless skinless chicken breasts or chicken tenders in zesty Italian dressing. Occasionally we mix things up a bit and use a balsamic or raspberry vinaigrette. We always grill more meat than we can eat in one meal. After all, once the grill is hot, we might as well make the most of it! But what happens to the leftovers? Sometimes my family will simply…