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The Ultimate 2024 Planning Guide: 3 Ways to Stay Connected To God When Setting Goals

Let's start off 2024 strong while staying connected to God Yup this is it. This is when most of the self-help gurus, life coaches, and just overly...

The Ultimate 2024 Planning Guide: How to Effectively Set Your Goals & Plan Your Schedule

Let's start 2024 off strong and with a plan in mind to reach our goals! At the beginning of the New Year, the gyms are packed to the max, new years'...

Why It’s Wise To Have Routines & Plans In The Midst of An Unknown Future

It can be easy for us to plainly explain how to create or start a routine and why it is important for your success and future. But, how can we truly...

Loving Others As Yourself: Simple Bible Study (Matthew 22)

In starting to study this section in Matthew 22, there were some things that were going on in our early marriage when we had to set some boundaries...

How To Read & Study The Bible (and Our *Personal* Experiences with the Bible)

How many of you have made these excuses: “I am too busy to read my bible,” “I just can not find the time to study God’s Word,” “ I’ll get my bible...

Esther: Maintaining Peace (Part 4 of 4) – Simple Bible Study

Since this is part 4 of 4 of Esther, we wanted to do something different to end this Bible study well. We will briefly go over the last three...

Esther: For Such A Time As This (Part 2 of 4) – Simple Bible Study

It's Part 2 of Esther, and we will cover chapters 3 - 5 on this Simple Bible Study. If you are wanting an overview of the book of Esther, haven't...

Esther: God Is On The Move (Part 1 of 4) – Simple Bible Study

We (David + Lianna) are extremely excited to release the 4-part Simple Bible Study series on Esther, and get intentional on studying the Word of...

Esther: Good Triumphs Over Evil (Part 3 of 4) – Simple Bible Study

Here we are at part 3 of 4 for the Esther - Simple Bible Study, and we are halfway there! 🙂 If you haven't read Week One of Esther yet, we totally...

latest episodes

85. Cultivate Each Other’s Faith (marriage series #8)

With this last tip on having a thriving marriage, we believe this may be one of the most important! The reason why is this goes hand-in-hand with your spiritual relationship with God. When you are married, you are entering into a covenant with a person you vowed to be...

84. Your Spouse Is Not God (marriage series #7)

Yes we said it- Your spouse is NOT God. If you set expectations on your spouse that you expect from God, then you will get disappointed. In reality, you might actually be placing your spouse above God, as an idol, a god. Honestly we all have experienced this in some...

83. Don’t Compare Your Spouse To Others – Fight Discontentment (marriage series #6)

This is a really crucial episode in order to have a thriving marriage. We feel like this is a silent struggle for many married couples, comparing your spouse to others. We would take it even further and say this is more prevalent in women due of social media but also...

82. The Pursuit of Your Spouse Never Stops (marriage series #5)

You are not at the end of your relationship journey once you're married. For your love and marriage to keep growing and thriving, you have to realize that the pursuit of your spouse never stops. Think about when you first started dating your now-spouse: you pursued...

81. Watch Your Mouth & Check Your Heart (marriage series #4)

This is episode #4 of our thriving marriage series - halfway there! This will be a tougher episode to digest. We all have said or yelled things to our spouse that we regret or wish we can take back. This is an area that only God can help you in. Only He can give you a...

80. Invest In Your Marriage (marriage series #3)

Investing in your marriage is the #3 episode of our thriving marriage series and this is a SUPER important one! How do you truly have a thriving marriage? Let's look at marriage like a garden. You have to work and grow it, tend to it, water it, give it sun and shade,...

79. The Foundation in Marriage – Submission & Love (marriage series #2)

This is episode #2 of how to have a thriving marriage series - let's get right to it! But, first, let's start out with a question...What foundation is your marriage founded on? Is it God, the world & the culture, or selfishness…truly think on this. If it is not...

78. How To Have A Thriving Marriage

If you are married, we should be enjoying our spouse to the fullest! But, we know that marriages are not perfect, but if both you and your spouse have dedicated your marriage to God and have set Him as your foundation over your lives, then there’s nothing that He...

77. Living the Lifestyle of Jesus

We are so excited for this episode! This is not just a topic we are passionate about but living the lifestyle of Jesus is something we strive to do daily. Even though we aren't perfect, we share what we've learned on how to live like Jesus and the 3 ways to approach...

76. WE’RE PREGNANT + What We are Surrendering In Our Life (Mid-Year Check)

We are back after a 9-month hiatus! We have good reason though...we found out we are pregnant and life has changed so much since then. We share updates on our pregnancy so far, when baby is due, our 3-year journey of getting pregnant, & our thoughts on becoming...

latest poems

Remembrance

Help me To remember Remind me of Your goodness to me Your faithfulness Your sacrifice All for love   (The bread is Your body) You were led like a sheep  To the slaughter You were beaten and bruised The evidence is in the scars  Of Your hands and feet   (The wine is...

Off The Tracks

Here we are Stranded on the train Running off the tracks But You promised me That this was the way To go So here we go Running off the tracks   Here I am, gasping  For air  Raindrops falling  From my cheeks When I realized How you really  Thought of me It hit me like...

Search

In search For more… Longing For more… For what? I don’t know   All I know Is that There is a  Growing, Gaping, Darkening Hole Inside me   And it Longs And it Searches  To be Filled up But how? I don’t know  Thank you for reading,   Lianna Bond

Crimson

I look around intensely Focused on the droplets, Minuscule, really, Of the crimson trails following Behind each poor soul That I encounter   I look back, bewildered At the massive wave, Colossal, really,  Of my own crimson tide  That was about To overtake me   There’s...

Be Still

Sounds, Mind, Distractions, Noise, Busyness, Hustle, Excuses Never any time Now I am drowning, I need to get out of my own way   So I can be still… But,  Why do I want to be still again? I seemed to have forgotten The truth   Anyways,  How do I be still In this world,...

Before the Miracle

Prayer, I have realized, Is not a wish-list, To air out my requests, For miracles I long for To come true   This is what prayer is: It is to seek You When You are near It is being committed  To listen and obey  Even when it’s not  What I want   Worship, I have...

Hold Me

Hold me close to You Hold me in my time of need I need You Embrace me I have nobody else but You Hold me close to You   I can’t look back in the past I can’t believe what I’ve done I did not know who I was I had been robbed  Of my sweet innocence I did not know who I...

 

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