Why this post was almost never written

In Articles/Devotions

For whatever reason I’ve been putting off writing this article. I’ve been busy and committed to writing for my own blog and I’ve procrastinated writing this article. I have no good reason for putting it off, just a list of…

Mrs. Stephanie Miller

Mrs. Stephanie Miller

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future" (Jeremiah 29:11).

To Share or Not to Share… That is the Question!

In Articles/Devotions

“Is there such a thing as being TOO real?” “Can we be TOO transparent?” “In writing, how much of our own personal struggles should we share vs. not share?” These are just a few of the questions I’ve been asking…

Mrs. Stephanie Miller

Mrs. Stephanie Miller

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future" (Jeremiah 29:11).

When “No” means “Yes”

In Articles/Devotions

“You would be so good at that.” “I just assumed you would run for that position.” “That is right up your alley.” As I heard these statements, I felt more and more like it would be the natural next step….

Mrs. Stephanie Miller

Mrs. Stephanie Miller

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future" (Jeremiah 29:11).

A letter to the girl who didn’t sing at church today

In Articles/Devotions

Dear girl at church today,      I saw you standing there this morning while everyone else around you was praising and singing, you stood there staring at the words as they flashed on the screen. You stood there looking…

Mrs. Stephanie Miller

Mrs. Stephanie Miller

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future" (Jeremiah 29:11).

Running With God

In Articles/Devotions

So I can be a very competitive person. I don’t like to lose and I treat things as competitions even when they are not. When I believe I am losing this imaginary competition, a bunch of thoughts enter my mind;…

Mrs. Stephanie Miller

Mrs. Stephanie Miller

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future" (Jeremiah 29:11).

Piece of Peace

In Articles/Devotions

  When I came up with this title, it reminded me of the saying, “a piece of cake” , or a “a piece of pie.” (both which sounds delicious to me at the moment, by the way!) But in getting…

Mrs. Stephanie Miller

Mrs. Stephanie Miller

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future" (Jeremiah 29:11).

I’ll give up anything but THAT!

In Articles/Devotions

I’m going to go out on a limb and ask how many of you have felt God convicting you to give up something for a season? Or maybe it wasn’t to give something up, maybe He just made it known…

Mrs. Stephanie Miller

Mrs. Stephanie Miller

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future" (Jeremiah 29:11).

Finding Your Constant in the Midst of Christmas Chaos

In Articles/Devotions

I don’t know about you, but when I think of the holiday season, the words “rest’ and “relax’ do not usually come to mind. My Christmas is spent back home in Ohio where my husband and I bounce back and…

Mrs. Stephanie Miller

Mrs. Stephanie Miller

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future" (Jeremiah 29:11).

Cultivating Thankfulness and Gratefulness through Faithfulness

In Articles/Devotions

    When is the last time something negative happened to you? When is the last time that you were dealt a situation that created some bitterness and resentment or some other sour fruit? Sometimes life hands us lemons and…

Mrs. Stephanie Miller

Mrs. Stephanie Miller

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future" (Jeremiah 29:11).

Part 2 of Crying the Ugly Cry- Praying the Desperate Prayer

In Articles/Devotions, Prayer

There I was in the middle of a “prayer huddle” with mostly strangers at a women’s conference. We were standing in the circle together and we were supposed to be praying aloud for ourselves, family and community- our immediate spheres…

Mrs. Stephanie Miller

Mrs. Stephanie Miller

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future" (Jeremiah 29:11).

Is there such thing as too many Bible studies?

In Articles/Devotions, Discipleship

  Two years ago I got married, become a homeowner, became a dog owner and moved to the south, away from my family and friends for my new husband’s army career. Those were some big changes. Those were also some…

Mrs. Stephanie Miller

Mrs. Stephanie Miller

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future" (Jeremiah 29:11).

The Testimony Of Mrs. Stephanie Miller

In Our Writers' Testimonies

I grew up with an alcoholic father and in a codependent household. I never knew what type of environment I was walking into at home, I constantly walked on eggshells all of the time, basically playing peacemaker and keeping to…

Mrs. Stephanie Miller

Mrs. Stephanie Miller

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future" (Jeremiah 29:11).