All the Crazy – Who am I?

I’m beginning to think that I have multiple personalities! I write. When I am in writing mode I have a hundred ideas for new stories, articles, posts, and books. Each of those ideas reaches out to a different audience. Yet, when I go to writing workshops they always tell me, “Focus on just one, you […]

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I Love the Church and I Won’t Leave

I love the church. Period. Full stop. Has the church frustrated me? yes Has the church hurt me? yes Has the church made me want to never darken the door again? yes Does the church get it wrong? yes Is she sometimes blind, deaf and dumb? yes BUT… I love the church with all my […]

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Weekend Reading {Reviews}

Yes, I still read and I will continue to share some of my reading material with you as I review them. I read some great books over the holidays! Graf-Martin Communications, a division of Bethany House Publishers keeps me supplied with excellent reading material in exchange for my honest review. I was thrilled when I […]

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New Things

What’s new for 2018? A New Community I joined the iBloom Community. They are an encouraging, Jesus-loving group of women who want to see you succeed in every way! I love these ladies! I met a few of them at a conference I was at a while ago and got their planner – what a […]

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The More You Were Made For – start dreaming

Five years ago I entered an online community that still exists today. I really had no idea what I was getting into becoming part of a launch team for a brand new book. I had never been part of a launch team. I had never even been part of an online anything really. We had […]

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That Book Goal {Final Report}

My kids weren’t so sure I’d finish my goal of reading/listening to 100 books this year. Truth – I wasn’t sure I’d do it either! This possibility was put before me rather soon after making the goal when my son quickly did the math and informed me that I would have to read one book […]

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Operation Christmas Child, Book Goals and More!!

Advent season is upon us! The most wonderful time of the year. It really is and I have kind of an eclectic post for you about all kinds of things that don’t actually go together all that much so please bear with me… What I read {That Book Goal}: First of all, we’ll get the […]

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The Next Thing

Two images come to mind when I think about wilderness. Dessert. Wide open vistas of nothingness. Dull, wind-whipped colors. Lifeless and void. No edges anywhere just the vast expanse of sand in all directions. The other is a forested mountainside where no light has reached the earth for decades and no human foot has crushed […]

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That Book Goal: {October}

  Volleyball season October is over. I had two kids playing volleyball this year. It’s been a long time since I have been a volleyball mom and I am glad to be court side once again. Volleyball is warm and indoors, this is a great thing for a warmth-loving┬áperson such as myself! However, volleyball season […]

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When Fear Chases You Down

We are told to be brave, to take courage. We are told to face our fear, to take that thing head on. What on earth do we do when fear assails us right in the middle of this dream that we hold dear?I’m not talking about me facing down the fear, I’m talking about the […]

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