I'm stunned to write this just a few months into my blogging journey... I've been chosen for two blogging awards! I'm humbled, shocked, excited, and a bit intimidated, but going with it. Christ must have plans for this science girl and I missed the memo! I'm giving all the glory to Him! And I'm also… Continue reading Blog Awards & Nominations!
Have you ever lost Christ somewhere between frantic phone calls and forms? That was me this past month! August hit our family like Hurricane Harvey hit Houston. Blustery, unforgiving, and abundant in chaos, one crisis after the next landed on our doorstep. Wave after wave, I gasped for air, longing for sunlight with little reprieve.… Continue reading Embracing Christ in Chaos
A few years ago, my son was super into origami. Spending countless hours meticulously bending and folding paper into mini masterpieces, he protected his crafts with a ferocity rivaling a mother dragon. As only a nine-year-old boy would, he proudly displayed his creations in his bedroom's origami museum to protect and admire his labors. That's… Continue reading Choose Kindness
Heart hammering, I edged my way through throngs of busy women sporting identical teal tote bags. Which was more terrifying? Being a first-time attendee, knowing no one, or being a green-as-grass writer at a writers conference? As panic set in, I settled for a three-way tie. We all arrived filled with hope. Many literally toted… Continue reading She Hopes
"Pride monsters" feast on our insecurity and can even shift our identity, but only if we allow it.
“You made all the delicate, inner parts of my body and knit me together in my mother’s womb. Thank you for making me so wonderfully complex! Your workmanship is marvelous — how well I know it.” (Psalm 139:13-14, NIV) "What is she thinking?" That's the question I ask myself hundreds of times each day. She… Continue reading Soul to Soul
First, let's examine why we became so busy. The American Dream is a fantastic thing, but I'm afraid we've chosen the Extreme Games version. What started out as an earnest and worthy ode to working hard and making something of our lives has morphed into a perceived obligation to "work hard" at everything we do... even rest. Heaven forbid we not schedule a "leisure activity" during that 45 minutes between gymnastics and choir practice.
Welcome to my shiny NEW blog! So thrilled you're here! I'm a mom of three who loves to encourage women, study the Bible, make meaningful connections, and have deep conversations! I'm a lover of all things fuzzy (especially blankets), long walks on a warm summer afternoon, and great reads. And... I struggle with early morning… Continue reading Blog Coming Soon!