Need a Personalized Christian Gift? Check Out inAWE Handmade's Truth-Filled Books
This post tells you everything you need to know about inAWE Handmade's Books of Truth - which are a unique Christian gift worthy of a special occasion or an every day occasion. They are full of truth from God's Word and are available in a variety of styles. If you are looking for a personalized Christian gift, this product is perfect!
Quick + Easy Valentine's Day Printable Crafts for Kids That Are Simple + Fun
Valentine’s Day printables are a quick and easy way to jumpstart a DIY craft project for kids this Valentine’s Day. In this blog post, I’m sharing all you need to know about purchasing, downloading and using printables to create a simple but fun altoid tin project that is quick AND easy.
Inspirational Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for Everyone on Your List

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, so I thought I’d take the time to put together a gift guide of inspirational, faith-based gifts for everyone on your list this Valentine’s Day.

As one whose love language is gifts, I’m always stoked when there is a holiday that allows me to give (and receive) gifts. Here we go with some Valentine’s Day gift ideas from inAWE Handmade.

3 Ideas for Organizing Paperwork in Every Home Office
I’d like to share three ways to organize papers in a home office.  Each of these were the result of me learning a lesson the hard way, so I’m hoping my experience might save you the trouble. First, we’ll talk about how to organize bills because we’ve all got them. Next, we will discuss how to keep track of bills and payments because we’ve all got to make them. Finally, I’ll share how I created a way to organize my passwords and usernames.
30 Daily, Positive, Christian Affirmations Based on Identity in Christ
You will know the truth and the truth will set you free - John 8:32. At inAWE, we LOVE truth - especially truth from God's Word. That's why we created this Christian affirmations book titled 30 Great Things About Me. We also have created a pdf to share, too. You can download it and share it far and wide because God's truth about our identity in Christ deserves to be shared! If you'd like to purchase this Christian gift in bulk, this post includes a coupon code to receive one free book for every five purchased.
A Quick but Thoughtful Review of 2022 + Looking Forward
12 journal prompts that make it easy (and almost painless) to review the past year and then look forward to a new year. I’ve even created a pdf that you can download and complete. You’ll see that the year is blank so you can use it over and over again – year after year.
Christian Gifts For Men
We have some of the most meaningful and unique Christian gifts for men from age zero to 100. Our Christian gift store, inAWE Handmade, has been around since 2012 – designing, handcrafting and selling personalized Christian gifts for men and gifts for Christian women.
2020: The Year of FOCUS
It is usually early January before I give any thought to a word for the year.  There’s just too much going on before, during and after Christmas for me to have any time for deep thoughts and planning for a...
The Big 5-0
Here’s the interesting thing that I hope might help a reader or two (because that’s probably how many I have 🙂)  While I did use these resources to set several specific business goals, I found the process to be even more helpful in my personal life.  Oh, how I wish I had found these Power Sheets many years ago!
I Plan But God Leads

According to Proverbs 16:9, It may or may not look like I imagine it to be.  In their hearts humans plan their course, but the LORD establishes their steps. However, that doesn’t mean I shouldn’t plan or consider what I want.  One of my favorite verses is Proverbs 14:8.  The wisdom of the prudent is to give thought to their ways. Putting these two powerhouse verses together in plain English: I will plan, but God will lead. 

I Hear You, God - LOUD and CLEAR
God knew He would need to raise His voice a little to get my attention and coax me to follow my dream rather than hang onto something safe.  Have you ever been there?  It is never easy to let go of that branch and put your feet down somewhere new.
Empty Nest Survival Plan

Things are a-changing, so it’s best to have a plan.

I have several things in mind to help me survive the impending empty nest and think it fitting to write them here – if for no other reason, than a “note to self.”  If any of them help or challenge or inspire someone else, then all the better.

'Til Death Separates Us
This, people, is the essence of a lasting marriage – knowing that you will remain together until death separates you.  Once you have both settled this in your heart and mind, you can go about making a happy life together despite the difficulties, struggles, disagreements, and strife that will inevitably come your way. 
New Beginnings
I am in love and inAWE of the countless ways God has blessed me with fresh, clean, new beginnings.  I pray I will make the most of each one and enjoy them in the way that He intended. And may that be my attitude even when it is mid-January or the end of May.  It doesn’t matter because thanks to God’s grace, ANY time is a good time to start anew.
Loving Others Well


This series has also shed light on how inadequate I can be at loving God, myself and others well; and yet in His kindness, he has reminded me that His grace is more than enough to allow me to mess up, try again, mess up, try again – over and over and over.

Loving Ourselves Well

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If we love ourselves too much, then arrogance and pride can sneak into our hearts.  What I believe God wants for us is holy confidence with humility; knowing that all we are is because of who God made us to be. 

Loving God Well


So let’s explore some ways we can live out the greatest command as spoken by Jesus in Mark 12:30: “And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.”

Loving Well Overview


This past Sunday our minister defined love as “actively seeking the highest good of the one who is loved.” Holy lightbulbs, Batman!  I love that.  It makes the concept of love so much easier for me to visualize and implement.  I’m sharing it in hopes that it will be a lightbulb moment for you as well.

Best Sermon I Ever Saw
The best sermon I received in a very long time wasn’t presented to me in a church building. In fact, I didn’t hear it – not a word was spoken. This was a sermon that I needed to see. It...