11 Christian Affirmations to Break Free from Shame, Guilt, and Failure

11 Christian Affirmations to Break Free from Shame, Guilt, and Failure

Christian affirmations can be a powerful weapon against the ploys of the enemy and are a great way to renew your mind with God’s truth. However, not all affirmations are created equal.  Like many things, the world has a warped view of using affirmations.  They often promote self-reliance and encourage one to “manifest” the situations…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

Finding Hope in God When Life Doesn’t Go as Planned

Finding Hope in God When Life Doesn’t Go as Planned

Sitting in the hospital waiting room as a new bride, only a year and half into our marriage journey, I didn’t realize that my life was about to change. Little did I know, hope in God would be my anchor and lifeline for the trials ahead. I didn’t know my new husband would be diagnosed…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

5 Comforting Truths for the Woman Waiting on God

5 Comforting Truths for the Woman Waiting on God

There you are, in the waiting room of life; a place you’d never thought you’d be.  As a child with grand hopes and dreams, you never imagined yourself here, waiting on God and longing for Him to move. You never dreamed you’d ache for a child and beg for God to fill your empty arms….

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

Scriptures for Fear: Trusting God When You’re Anxious

Scriptures for Fear: Trusting God When You’re Anxious

There it is looming in front of you; that mountain that seems impossible to move. You’re paralyzed with anxiety and need Scriptures for fear as a glimmer of hope in this season of hardship. While you are battling anxiety that threatens to swallow you whole, you wonder how you’ll move it past it. After all,…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

3 Ways to Renew Your Mind with Biblical Truths

3 Ways to Renew Your Mind with Biblical Truths

I was knee deep in laundry and trying to ignore a crying child when the weightiness of my responsibilities hit me hard.  Truthfully, my spirit was weary and worn, and I was desperate to renew my mind with biblical truths. Yet I knew that anchoring my soul to God’s promises would fuel me with me…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

To the Mom Who Wants to Raise Godly Kids
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To the Mom Who Wants to Raise Godly Kids

To the Mom Who Wants to Raise Godly Kids, I know you, friend.  While we’ve never met in person,  I know your heart and how you long to raise kids who love the Lord.  Your heart’s desire is to grow children who have a personal relationship with God and have deep roots of faith. Yet…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

Is God Still With Us in the Storms of Life?

Is God Still With Us in the Storms of Life?

Struggle and disappointment go hand-in-hand with our life here on Earth. The Bible warns us over and over again that we can expect to go through hard times. However, when those hard time strike, we may feel forgotten by God. If our Father loves us so much, how could he possibly let us go through…

About Meghann

Meghann Jerviss is the author of Bring Us Closer: Scripture Based Life Lessons For Kids and the blog Bring Us Closer, a space that she uses to bring families together and closer to God. A lifelong Minnesota native, Meghann currently lives in a small rural community with her husband and four children. She uses her love of writing to inspire other families to live a Christ centered life, knowing firsthand the challenges that parents of young children face.

When Fear Invades Your Family
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When Fear Invades Your Family

Fear is sneaky. Frequently used as a tool of the evil one, fear threatens to destroy a family’s foundation of faith and trust. And there he lurks, ready to let fear damage relationships and overwhelm hearts. Fear invades the thoughts of a wife as she worries about her husband’s fidelity. It grips the heart of…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

How to Find Hope When the Holiday Depression Hits
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How to Find Hope When the Holiday Depression Hits

I’d rather fast forward past the holidays this year. Bah humbug. The holiday season is meant to be an exciting, wonderful time. Except when it isn’t. Friend, if you are not feeling the joy of the holiday season, you aren’t alone. Depression and sadness often hit during the holiday season. Whether due to grief, loss,…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

Is There Hope for my Children in an Uncertain World?
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Is There Hope for my Children in an Uncertain World?

There is overwhelming joy and raw emotion in reminiscing about old photographs. With tear-stained cheeks I recently remembered when my kids were small. It seems like yesterday they were trying solid foods and learning to walk.  These precious memories reminded me of the fleeting nature of life and how quickly time passes.  It’s hard to…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

Waiting: When God is Silent

Waiting: When God is Silent

Tick-tock, tick-tock. Waiting on God’s direction when you are desperate for answers can see overwhelming and frustrating.  The longer that God is silent, the more desperate and restless one may become. Personally, I have waited through surgeries as I braced for a cancer diagnosis. I waited, broken and grieving, for my season of infertility to…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.