If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! Wrecked: the ruin or destruction of anything (dictionary.com) My hazel eyes stared into the mirror’s reflection. Who are you? What are you doing? Who are you becoming? Question after question came in a hurried frenzy. Tears streamed from those […]


I feel I am failing at motherhood. Two months of summer are ending, and I am failing. I have lost my gumption. This momma has nothing left. This momma is D-O-N-E. Weariness has set in, along with the desire to see the start of school. Do not mishear me. My child is one fabulous girl. […]


The sound of freedom is much like truth. Truth, you see, will set you free. Why is it then when I speak truth I am condemned for hate or discrimination. If I truly love another, how can I do anything but speak Truth? I know. I know the freedom found within the confines of truth. […]


Dear Younger Me, There is so much I wish to share with you. There are lessons life has taught worth holding onto. Life is beautiful. Hope is truly the soul’s anchor, and pursuing Love is a worthy endeavor. You have had words spoken to you, words that cut you deeply. Guess what? They are lies. […]


4 Lessons From A Widow and A Jar of Oil There once was a widow who had very little, only a jar of oil. She was in a desperate place, in need of a miracle. A husband now gone, creditors wanting to be paid, and the widow’s sons in danger of becoming payment. 2 Kings […]

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For the Love: Fighting for Grace in a World of Impossible Standards releases on August 18, 2015. However, I recommend you go ahead and order your copy now. Oh yes, you can do so, and there are fun gifts for you if you do. Go ahead, I will wait for you to return. Order on […]

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There is nothing holding me back. The pieces have come together and the puzzle is taking shape. Nope, there is nothing holding me back. Except maybe me, and a few wandering doubts. In January, I began writing a women’s Bible study. My vision was to begin teaching the study this summer. My friends, that happened. […]


The changes have been occurring rapidly. As closely as I watch, I am dizzied by the pace of one page turning to the next. She stands taller. Doubt no longer weaves through her words when she speaks. Eye contact is habitual. My little girl, she dazzles me with how she is growing. I am raising […]


Crisis situations have a way of radically changing our perspectives. The dream you have been hesitating on? Going after it will seem less scary and become more important after a crisis. The fear of failing? It will no longer matter after a moment of crisis. What we put off will become of utmost important as […]


I know I am safe in the hands of grace. Grace calls out, gently speaking my name. Grace knows me well, fully, completely. Grace has known me long before others knew me, and also knows me best. Grace has welcomed me unconditionally. When confusion and lies threatened to destroy me, it was Grace that helped […]