Barefoot Devotions // Lessons From The Holler

A Christmas Miracle

As I am sitting here reflecting by the tree, I am reminded of a time of my very own Christmas miracle I experienced as a little girl. Many years ago I was in a church Christmas play but I just didn't have my lines completely memorized. I don't remember much about this Christmas play, the… Continue reading A Christmas Miracle

Barefoot Devotions // Lessons From The Holler

It’s always His best

Today was one of the most frustrating days I have had in a while. I like to think that I can hold my frustrations together fairly well but today my flesh got the best of me. When I received news about last minute change of plans that required me to adjust my Christmas Eve plans,… Continue reading It’s always His best

Barefoot Devotions // Lessons From The Holler

Spiritual Chess: A Struggle Against Principalities

As people living out our daily lives, our decisions, actions, and attitudes are like pieces in a game of chess.  When we are faced with overwhelming decisions and life changes that seem impossible, hard, or even if our heart is simply not feeling our circumstances,  we have to carefully and strategically decide how we will… Continue reading Spiritual Chess: A Struggle Against Principalities

Barefoot Devotions // Lessons From The Holler, The How To Series

How To Overcome Discouragement & Disappointment

In our lives, we are bound to walk through trials from circumstances and experience rivals that provoke us and lead to disappointment and discouragement.  If we do not deal with these emotions in a Christ-like manner, then our emotions have the potential to spread deeper into our soul causing more destruction. The story of Hannah is one of my favorite stories in the Bible because through her actions we can see a proper course of action that defeated her problems and her emotions.