Awards

Blog Awards & Nominations!

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!

Hope, Love, Power in Christ, Self Control

Embracing Christ in Chaos

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

Connection, Kindness

Choose Kindness

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

Connection, Hope

She Hopes

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

Connection

Soul to Soul

“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