Spiritual Growth

Kristi Woods encourages faith growth with these tools, ideas, and conversations centered on the Bible, self-worth, love, prayer, and trust.

A Prayer for My Mother

A Prayer for My Mother

I’d love to offer a prayer for my mother — something simple yet powerful. You too? Mine lives eight hundred miles away, and we haven’t seen each other in over a year due to COVID. We talk daily on the phone, but there’s something different, special, and powerful about praying. Those war room words bombard…

Christmas Bible Reading Plan { Bonus Christmas Coloring Pages }

Christmas Bible Reading Plan { Bonus Christmas Coloring Pages }

When I ventured into the book of Daniel this year, I didn’t plan on emerging with the beginnings of a Christmas Bible reading plan. But then came Micah where the promise of Christ unfolded again. Intrigue at finding Christ in the Old Testament set in. As a result, I put together several Old Testament passages…

How to Find Comfort in the Lord When Hard Times Hit

How to Find Comfort in the Lord When Hard Times Hit

Can a person truly find comfort in the Lord? After all, it’s hard when hard times hit–like loss of income, a loved one, or home. Rest assured, God is our Comforter. After my Dad died in October 2015, I traveled through three months of grief and sadness until something miraculous happened. God’s comfort became so…