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Making a tough decision to protect your friendships

{3 min. read} Sometimes to protect your relationships you have to say "no" to other ones. Last year, I took a step back from two godly communities I really cared for. As I tried to manage all these different communities, I found myself growing bitter when the new...

Breaking down the invisible walls of your friend circle

What keeps you from inviting others into your friend circle? For me, it's two things: My comfort It is easier to not do anything. It's easier to continue chatting with my friends instead of leaving the circle to jump into a potentially uncomfortable conversation with...

Ideas to Connect with Others Despite Social Distancing

Our people need us now more than ever! Things have changed drastically for our communities within the last few days. Many of our favorite places to gather with friends and neighbors have shut down for our safety and our favorite weekly rhythms have been replaced with...

5 Binge-Worthy Audiobooks To Listen to Right Now

Is your library shut down like ours? As an avid book reader, I panicked just a tiny bit! But then I remembered I had so many resources at my fingertips: Free Little Libraries (find your nearest one by clicking) Borrow books from friends Amazon and of course AUDIOBOOKS...

Ideas to Connect with Others Despite Social Distancing

Our people need us now more than ever! Things have changed drastically for our communities within the last few days. Many of our favorite places to gather with friends and neighbors have shut down for our safety and our favorite weekly rhythms have been replaced with...

5 Binge-Worthy Audiobooks To Listen to Right Now

Is your library shut down like ours? As an avid book reader, I panicked just a tiny bit! But then I remembered I had so many resources at my fingertips: Free Little Libraries (find your nearest one by clicking) Borrow books from friends Amazon and of course AUDIOBOOKS...

Three Simple Tips to Avoid the Holiday Stress

'Tis the season to be busy! Fa-la-la-la-losing our minds! Our family and friends can bring out the best and worst side of ourselves during the holidays. I love my community so this time of year I begin to fantasize about how special every moment will be…but then the...

Bailey’s Best Books of 2019

2019 was a year for diving into my reading list! I tackled 100 books and rounded up my 5/5 star rated books with you! You can't go wrong with any of these books from a variety of genres. All are linked to Amazon so you can easily purchase a few or save them to a list...

Not Your Typical Home Tour

Welcome to our happy place where God's grace and love covers every square inch! Tim and I have been married for almost five years and one of our mutual missions fields is our home. We both saw our home as a shared commodity for God's Kingdom--for the people living...