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The Lord’s Prayer: What Does it Mean?

July 17, 2018
The Lord's Prayer Meaning

Are you confused by what the Lord’s Prayer actually means? Have you ever thought much on what you’re actually saying when you pray the Lord’s Prayer? I grew up just reciting it during church services without much thought at all as to what it actually means. But the Lord’s Prayer shouldn’t be considered meaningless in the slightest. Instead it is a wonderful tool that Jesus gave us to…

Faith Personal

July 11, 2018
Lavender Vines testimony

Hi, I’m Tiffany, aka Lavender Vines as I am known online. I am excited to share my testimony with you, and I hope that my path and what I have been through helps and inspires your own walk with God. 🙂 Let’s just start at the beginning, shall we? I am very fortunate and blessed to have been raised in a Christian home. I grew up going to…

Faith Prayer

How to Pray Effectively in 10 Simple Steps

July 10, 2018
How to pray effectively in 10 Simple Steps

Learning how to pray effectively can be tough. Are you trying to spend more time in prayer but you just keep getting stuck? You’re bored. You feel like you’re repeating the same thing over and over. Your mind is constantly wandering about all of the things you need to do or you’re starting to think you’re talking to yourself. Yep, been there. These types of frustrations will lead…

Faith Prayer

5 Compelling Reasons Why You Should Pray

June 27, 2018
5 Compelling Reasons Why We Should Pray

Why should we pray? I gotta admit, I kinda love this question. I mean, what the heck is the point of prayer? Prayer is powerful thing. We hear that all the time. But why is prayer so powerful? What exactly happens when we pray? I think one of the biggest reasons why people pray is to get answers. And you know, I would put myself in that category,…

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20 Bible Verses to Calm an Anxious Mind

May 10, 2018
Bible verses about anxiety

Hello there. If you’re reading these bible verses about anxiety, then either you or someone you know struggles with anxiety. If this is you, then you are probably already aware of how the thoughts in your own head can feel like a losing battle. Our thoughts are powerful, and the way we think can have negative effects on our health and well-being. When you feel like your anxiety…

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5 Surprising Things the Bible Says About Fear

April 26, 2018
5 surprising things the bible says about fear

It’s interesting what the Bible says about fear. I had never thought too much about it until my pastor brought it to my attention. One [Sun]day I was sitting in church listening to the sermon. Halfway through the sermon, my pastor said something very interesting. He said, “do you know what the most frequent command in the Bible is?”. He paused for a moment allowing us time to…


What is the Meaning of Palm Sunday

March 25, 2018
What is the meaning of Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday marks the beginning of Holy Week, the week leading up Jesus’ death and resurrection and the last week of Jesus’ life on earth. We find references to Palm Sunday in the Bible in Matthew 21 and Luke 19 and it is essentially the day where Jesus rides into Jerusalem on a donkey. The real question though is why is this day so significant?  Let’s dig into…


10 Christian Easter Basket Ideas for Kids

March 12, 2018
Christian Themed Easter Basket Ideas

Easter is one of my favorite holidays! The weather’s getting warmer, spring flowers are blooming, and oh yeah, it’s the day we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. I mean, what’s not to love? 😍 If your goal is to keep Easter focused on the resurrection of Christ, I’m totally with you. Nowadays it may seem difficult and overly commercialized, but don’t worry, it’s totally do-able! To help…