Peace

Airplanes Social Media Bible study Shoes Eye doctor Traffic Conflict What does these have in common? They are all things that I have allowed to make me anxious in the past two weeks. One thing that I’ve found is that having peace is so valuable. According to a Google search, most women will live about 81.1…

Embracing You, Now. – Guest Post – Jessi Schafer

If I were to paint a picture in words of who I am in this chapter of my life, it would go like this: I’m a mess, but I’m saved. I’m sitting in my 2001 dirty Honda Accord. Exhausted and sweating because I feel like I never actually sleep, and I just packed up both…

Thankful

This past Sunday, my pastor preached out of the book of Colossians, beginning the new series for our church, Found. His directive at the end of his message was the following: identify who you’re thankful for, pray for them consistently, and then tell them you prayed. I thought of the writer of the book of…

Purpose

A recent trend sweeping generations today is this idea of picking a word to identify a focus for the upcoming new year. I’ve participated for two years now, picking my “word” for 2018 and 2019: conviction and redemption, respectively. As I prayed about God’s direction and guidance for Macey’s Place Online in 2019, I felt…

Changing – Guest Post – Jessi Schafer

Your brokenness is exactly what brings you closer to God. Your difficulties and hardships are opportunities to grow closer to our Savior… to really get to know Him… to dive deep into His Word and let Him begin to transform you in the most significant ways. Each battle will teach you something new, or in…

What I Really Want Most for Christmas

Christmas is my absolute favorite holiday. Any one of my friends can attest to that. I listen to Christmas music 24/7, no matter the time of year. I just love a good cup of strong, hot coffee and Bing Crosby playing in the background… or maybe even Christmas jazz or piano playing softly. I even…

How Many Boxes Can Fit in an Impala?

As many of you know, I became engaged to the most amazing man, the one that God created just for me in August of this year. We had planned on a wedding in June of next year… started making plans that aligned with what would “work best” with our individual situations. I’m a school counselor…