Author Archives: Julie L Williams

Preparing in Prayer

Oswald Chambers once said, “There is nothing to be valued more highly than to have people praying for us; God links up His power in answer to their prayers.” This past weekend I had the honor of speaking at a women’s retreat that was hosted by my church.  It was an incredible experience to have […]

PEP UP Post-it Challenge

Happy National Day of Encouragement!!! Today I ask you to join me in the PEP UP for Joy Post-it Challenge 1 day, 3 Post-it Notes to create an explosion of encouragement in our world. It’s simple.  Pick three people in your life – your spouse, your kids, your colleagues, your teachers, your students, your boss, […]

Fuel for Your Friday

Beloved, You are a precious treasure and a beautiful gift! You are cherished and adored more than you could ever know or imagine. I know there have been difficulties, pains, and struggles.  I know you have suffered.  You may feel scarred both on the outside and on the inside.  Sweet one, those pains and scars […]

The Gift of a Response

Words.  I love words.  I delight in their sound, their definitions, and their histories.  I adore them strung together in harmonious poetry and harrowing stories of prose.  I am captivated by the way they encapsulate memories for future reminiscing. Most of all I am in awe of the power of words, in particular the power […]

Fueled for Fresh Beginnings

To All the First Time College Students, May you find the tanks in your life being fueled for the fresh beginnings that you are about to embark upon. These are just a few words of encouragement from my heart to yours as you travel along your journey. You are greatly loved!  Loved by parents, siblings, […]