“A good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and an evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For the mouth speaks what the heart is full of.” – Luke 6:45, NIV
Pressures of the past year have triggered society’s best and worst behaviors. During the evening news, reporters share ways communities have united to make a positive impact. Yet, in a moment’s notice they switch stories to describe heinous crimes committed by mankind. These behaviors don’t materialize overnight. They come from desires that are stored within the heart.
Our heart’s desires regulate our actions. For example, if our hearts are filled with love, patience, and peace, our actions will be righteous. However, if evil traits such as envy, bitterness, and hatred rest in our hearts, sin will soon follow. We have to examine the ideas and attitudes stored in our hearts and decide whether to cultivate or eliminate them.
“As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.” – Proverbs 27:17
Friendship is a gift from God! Some of us have entire “girl gangs” while others have one “bestie”. Some friendships last a lifetime and others just a season. And many of us have become friends with the most unlikely people.
No matter what type of friendship we have, it must reflect the light of Christ. The moments we share with our friends should be filled with unconditional love, support, inspiration, and wisdom. Sure, every friendship faces challenges, but these hardships only mature and strengthen the relationship.
It’s the season of love. Malls are flooded with women and men searching for romantic gifts. Parents are making quick stops at the grocery store to pick up packs of candy and boxes of cards. And, across America millennial women are planning Galentine’s Day brunches. Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching!
With ALL of this in mind, I created a thing! This “thing” is a simple gift for couples, fun craft for kids, and perfect party favor for brunches. It’s a Conversation Heart Box! Learn how to make one in the tutorial below.Continue reading “DIY Conversation Heart Box”→
Valentine’s Day is a few days away! If you are still looking for the perfect décor for a romantic night or Galentine’s sleepover, try out one of these V-Day projects. They are pretty easy to make, so get to crafting!
Conversation hearts are a Valentine’s Day staple. I remember receiving these candies along with Winnie the Pooh and Mickey Mouse cards from my classmates in elementary school. Although these candies tasted awful, they were super adorable. I always wanted to keep them just to appreciate their cuteness. But, they were food and I eventually had to throw them away.
Have you ever received a box of chocolates as a Valentine’s Day gift and automatically cringed? I know I have. I’m never sure if it will taste like actual chocolate or cardboard. People give what they are able to afford, so I’m not here to judge. However, if you want to give your loved one a box of chocolates without being too cheap or spending huge bucks, then do-it-yourself. Create a heart shaped box of chocolate with treats that they’ll love! Here’s how: Continue reading “A Box of Chocolates”→
I haven’t been excited about Valentine’s Day since the 4th grade. I would pass out heart-shaped cards to my BFFLs and spend the afternoon eating chocolates wrapped in red and pink wrappers. Nowadays the most excitement Continue reading “Cupid’s Arrows”→