No Pressure, No Diamonds

I used to live by the narrative of “no pressure, no diamonds” or pretty much any of the “hustle” culture talk. Hustle culture teaches us that the harder you work, the more things come your […]

God is Honored by Our Rest

I came across a post the other day on Facebook that said, “God is honored by your rest. It means that you trust that He’s working when you’re not. That you know His plans are […]

The Joy of the Lord is My Strength

When we feel weak or tired, we have been taught to “give it all we’ve got”. We try to do things in our own strength. We try to produce more energy or we just push […]

Growth in the Storm

In Arizona, we have something called “monsoon season”. The rain and the storms are beautiful but so powerful. Last night, the rain was heavy, the thunder was long, but that wind… that wind was some […]

Brave & Strong

I was going through my amazon books wishlist looking for a new book. As I was looking though it, I was amazed at how many books I have saved about living fearless or being brave. […]

VC Women’s Transition

Hi VC Women! My name is Heather Cook and I am the Women’s Ministry Coordinator for Vineyard North Phoenix. I am very excited for this new opportunity to serve the women of VCNP. For those […]

The small things are actually the BIG things!

It could be the content that I’m choosing to consume… or it could be the message God is giving me. Either way, I’ve had multiple devotionals in the last couple of weeks point to this […]

Walking Slowly

By now, you all know I LOVE my 5 minutes of silence in the morning with the Lord. I long for that time of quiet and stillness. I love to just sit and be present […]

Things aren’t built the way they used to be.

This is a saying in our home. We sound like our grandparents did… but it’s become so much more apparent to me the older I get. They truly don’t make things the way they used […]

Just be still with me.

During my 5 minutes of silence with the Lord this morning, my mind wouldn’t stop. I just kept praying. I heard the Lord tell me, “just be still with me.”  During my quiet time, one […]