Thoughts in the Faith

Why We Tithe 10%

Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.  -- 2 Corinthians 9:7 In my career, I live and breath philanthropy. I have been the recipient of immense generosity in the past, and I work daily to connect donors to the causes… Continue reading Why We Tithe 10%

Creative Crafting, Daily Notes

Canvas Art {DIY}

This weekend, I finished a little canvas project I've been brewing up. I wanted to create something new for the living room wall, and these two canvases were part of that effort. It was really quite simple - I painted the two canvases gold, stuck on acrylic letters and cheap paper doilies, and gave it… Continue reading Canvas Art {DIY}

Thoughts in the Faith

Discernment in Friendship {Ruth and Naomi}

I've been thinking a lot about friendship lately, and just heard a sermon on this very topic! It is crucial for us to be surrounded by people who will pray for us, love us, and lift us up. We need encouragers, who can motivate us in a way that points us in the direction God… Continue reading Discernment in Friendship {Ruth and Naomi}