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Anxiety Doesn’t Win

Posted by Savannah Joy on

2020 seems to be a year of anxiety. Things aren’t going as we planned and it sure would be nice if we could get a grip. Here are a few practical tips for reducing anxiety and what the Bible has to say about peace.

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6 Things God Has Taught Me in the Last 6 Years

Posted by Savannah Joy on

The reality was, for about a week leading up to that day, I cried every night. I didn't want to turn 20. I wasn't ready. The things that I had wished and waited for hadn't happened, and I felt neglected by God. 

Little did I know, God was about to teach little ole me some serious lessons about how big He was. 

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Modest, Afforable, and CUTE: Swimmies You’ll Want to Live in This Summer

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Alright ladies... if you think summer’s the best (sunshine, lemonade, and memories to be made), but also the word “swim” sends you into a panic (I don’t have a suit I like, the one I have doesn’t fit/ feel good/ look cute, and buying a new one is a WHOLE THING.), then this post is for YOU!! Swim can be modest, affordable, and so stinking CUTE! I promise. Behold: a list of highly curated swimsuits that are MODEST, CUTE, and AFFORDABLE!! All the ladies said amen!! Here’s the suit I got from Amazon. I love it because the top is...

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When You're the Only One

Posted by Savannah Joy on

I became a believer at the age of 12. I had “Christian” family members, but I would soon learn that they were the farthest from it.  Turns out, I was the only true believer in my family. 

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The Comparison Bug: A Guest Post by Robyn

Posted by Savannah Barr on

  As I considered and prayed about what to contribute to Savannah’s blog, I felt Godleading me to write about a topic close to my heart as a woman, a wife and mother, ateacher, and an artist: COMPARISON. It’s an area I have personally struggled withand worked through with the Lord, and an issue I see many women wrestling withalone. But we’re not alone. Paul writes, in 2 Corinthians 1:3-4, “Blessed be the Godand Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of allcomfort, who comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfortthose...

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