Lessons in Prayer and the WIP Wednesday Link-Up


I like it when God answers prayers in big, radical ways.  Like when an envelope filled with a large amount of cash appears in the mailbox of a couple preparing to adopt internationally. Like when after years of trying to have a child, God unites parents and son in a way only he can orchestrate. […]

10 Things My #Allume Roomies Need to Know About Me


I’m heading to the #Allume Social conference at the end of this month! Some awesome gals, Brooke and Stacey, host a link-up every year to help everyone get to know their roomies before the conference. I’m rooming with three lovely ladies (Crystal, Monica, and Julie) that I have never met in real life, but we’ve […]

Five Minute Friday: Join

1. Write for 5 minutes flat – no editing, no over thinking, no backtracking. 2. Link back here and invite others to join in. And then absolutely, no ifs, ands or buts about it, you need to visit the person who linked up before you & encourage them in their comments. Seriously. That is, like, […]

My Name is Mary Beth, and I’m a Smaller Blogger

Hello! My name is Mary Beth, and I am a Smaller Blogger. I’ve been writing at New Life Steward for 3 months now. I can honestly say, y’all, it’s been an awesome ride. The community in the blogging world never ceases to amaze me. God continues to blow me away as he expands my reach […]

Being Real Real

Trying to find your own voice in the online world is a challenging task. Daily we read many other authors’ thoughts and words. We read their “real”. All those voices are clanging around in our heads as we try to sit down and find our own voice. What words do we use to tell our […]