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31 Oct, 2014

Deeply Rooted Mag Goes to the Pursuit 31 Conference

I had the opportunity to attend the Pursuit 31 Conference this year and represent Deeply Rooted at the awesome vendor market they had. I knew this was a conference for Christian creatives desiring to use their gifts for the glory of God. I knew I wanted to spread the word about our magazine and direct women to an awesome resource they could bring home with them. But I didn't know how much God would work in my heart during this time...
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31 Oct, 2014

Reverse Trick or Treating

So much about Halloween can be dark, scary, and sometimes even satanic that we as believers often find ourselves torn between what is right and wrong. Should I let my kids go trick-or-treating? Is it okay if they trick-or-treat, as long as they don’t dress up as a witch or gargoyle? Maybe we aren’t really participating in Halloween if we just give out candy and refrain from sending our own kids out with costumes and pillowcases. And who really has the right answer?
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27 Oct, 2014

5 Ways Your Child Might Be Struggling

When I think of children, I often think of smiles, laughter, joy, dirt, dress-up clothes, and toys. But that is not how it always goes; there are tears, tantrums, and bad dreams as well. Sometimes beneath the freedom displayed during playtime are deep questions and fears that should be addressed. I believe that a child’s growing-up years are extremely important. Just because children are young, that does not mean they do not have struggles or challenges. A parent has the power to shape a child’s belief system, worldview, self-image, and attitudes...
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17 Oct, 2014

Heavenly Contentment

I seek to find contentment here, to find a mental place of satisfaction in the midst of this culture and this world. It’s not easy. No, I’m beginning to feel that we are not meant to be satisfied here. As believers, our souls have been created to be fulfilled only by the Creator. And yet I still catch myself trying to satisfy my soul in every other way but him...
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