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When You Don’t Win: Three Encouragements To Help Process The Hurt

In Inspiration by Kristen Dalton Wolfe0 Comments

The loss of a dream like this feels like a breakup when you have invested so much energy and thought-life every day for so long. The grieving process is a little different than other let downs because you don’t get another chance to try again. There can be questions like, “How could I have felt so strongly that I was ready for this and I didn’t win?” “How did I hear God wrong?” “What direction will I go now?” “Did I not prepare the right way?” “Am I not a winner?”

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Six Ways To Make A Social Media Break Work For You

In Inspiration by Kristen Dalton Wolfe3 Comments

I just took a seven day social media break that turned into a 17 day break. It was hard the first few days. After sending an email, I noticed my thumb would habitually go to open the instagram app in the spot I had deleted it. But I started seeing such rich benefits that I wanted to extend it! These days, it seems …

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Declarations of a Queen: Confidence In Your Next Pageant

In Inspiration by Kristen Dalton Wolfe5 Comments

It wasn’t until I started learning how to think and speak AS IF I were already a queen that I started winning. It became my secret weapon. Behind closed doors, with my family, in the dressing room, walking through my school hallway between classes, in the wings, in my thoughts, I spoke like a queen. It changed the game.

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Nine Promises To Declare Over Your Hard Time

In Inspiration by Kristen Dalton Wolfe5 Comments

I just went through one of the hardest seasons in my adult life. Before that, I thought I really knew and believed the Word of God. But when I was in that pit, scripture and God’s promises didn’t come to mind so easily. I thought I was strong to battle against feelings of worry and despair, but I was weak. …

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When You Don’t Know What God Is Doing

In Inspiration by Kristen Dalton Wolfe5 Comments

One cool thing about having a baby is you get to talk through things with him or her. And you won’t experience interruptions (aside from coos). I’m leading my women’s group tonight and working on preparing a message. I decided to process my thoughts with Aurora. She did a great job listening and totally inspired me. I’ve been in what …

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A Letter To My Seven Week Old Daughter

In Inspiration by Kristen Dalton Wolfe4 Comments

Wow, I can’t believe you’re only seven weeks. It feels like you are your own little personality already. I feel like we’ve already gone through several stages and phases together. People say this season flies and I’m sure it will feel that way in hindsight, but right now it feels like we’ve been doing this life together a long, long time. …

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Understanding God In My Unexpected Labor and Delivery: Part 2

In Inspiration, Maternity, Pregnancy Vlog by Kristen Dalton Wolfe6 Comments

This is a continuation of  Understanding My Unexpected Labor and Delivery: Part 1. I’m a faith person and I take the Bible at its word, especially when it comes to asking and believing. I clung to these verses when I prepared for my labor and delivery through prayer: Ask and it shall be given. Matthew 7:7 Ask anything in my name …

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How A Honeymoon Can Last Four Years

In Inspiration, Wife Life by Kristen Dalton Wolfe4 Comments

I believe life unfolds according to our belief systems. Before I met Kris, I dreamed of what my future marriage would be like. I had hopes of having a loving, adoring marriage. But, as I grew older I saw that happy marriages were harder and harder to find. Many marriages seemed to either be ending in divorce or were unhappily together …

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Four Ways To Stay Content In The Wait

In Devotions, Inspiration by Kristen Dalton Wolfe2 Comments

On Sunday, my pastor said, “True power is being content in the midst of our circumstances, not being in control of your circumstances.” This phrase hit home and gave new meaning to the scripture we know in Philippians 4:12. Paul says, “I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have …