“I Ain’t Lazy!”

There are many ways to insult someone. You could attack them personally by making light of their socio-economic status. One may insult others’ political affiliation.  If someone really wants to get under the skin of another, they will offer them a backhanded compliment that will act as a slow burn throughout the mind of theContinue reading ““I Ain’t Lazy!””

Are You Working Out With God Today?

Lifting has always been a recreational activity for me.  However, as I developed more athletically, I have found a greater need for lifting heavier. And heavier. And then heavier.  Recently while lifting, I had gotten advice to adjust my form in order to lift more efficiently for my sport. Upon taking this advice, I liftedContinue reading “Are You Working Out With God Today?”

Cold Pillow, Warm Bed

Sometimes life’s greatest comforts come only from being in life’s most uncomfortable positions.  Like being snuggled up in bed on a really cold day.  There is no sensation like it.  Our focus on the cold (Cold being an absence of heat), makes us appreciate the heat all the more.  Spiritually, this is true as well.Continue reading “Cold Pillow, Warm Bed”

My Redeemer Lives

My Redeemer lives.  We often hear this in songs of praise and adoration of God.  But Biblically, is there such a beautiful proclamation? To no surprise, this is a Biblical proclamation; however, it may not be where you would expect. Job 19:25 reads,  “For I know that my redeemer liveth, and that he shall standContinue reading “My Redeemer Lives”

God Is Our Refuge?

“God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea; Though the waters thereof roar and be troubled, though the mountains shake with the swelling thereof. Selah” (Psalm 46:1-3). Psalm 46.Continue reading “God Is Our Refuge?”

Foggy Mornings

As I travel up the Coalfield Expressway in West Virginia this morning, it is very foggy (as it is most mornings). Through the dense fog I always get nervous because although I have traveled this road often, I can not see and or remember the curves of the road. This morning, God spoke to myContinue reading “Foggy Mornings”

“You Sunk My Battleship!”

Have you ever played the board game, Battleship? It is a brilliant strategy game that uses alternating turns in order to inflict damage on each other’s battleships. The end goal is to, of course, sink all of your opponents’ ships.  The game is a fun yet frustrating engagement that often leaves a person wondering ifContinue reading ““You Sunk My Battleship!””

Ever Changing, Never Changing

Have you ever been camping? It is a recreational time in nature that isolates individuals from the bustle of life to rejuvenate themselves. When camping, there is a beautiful thing that takes place early each morning. Once a person crawls into their nice, dry tent to lay their head at night, they wake up inContinue reading “Ever Changing, Never Changing”

Encouragement Weekly

Hello dear readers! My name is Hallie Bullins and welcome to Encouragement Weekly! Let me tell you a little about myself. I am the very blessed fiance of the wonderful Jacob Harris, I am a junior going into my senior year of college, I am majoring in Recreational Therapy, I have a lovely family whoContinue reading “Encouragement Weekly”