You can't make everyone happy so don't even bother trying . . .
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I've written in recent months about the challenges that have come my way this year. Like an author and speaker I know, there is power in "going first" and sharing honestly & openly so other people feel safe to admit to their struggles, reach out when they're in need, etc. I feel called to do… Continue reading What’s Happening?
I didn't want to go to church last night. But I went. It's a good thing I did. The last year has been incredibly challenging. I'm tired and worn. A few weeks back, leading up to last week, a series of events happened that have been the straw that has broken the camel's back. The… Continue reading Fear & Faith
What are you most thankful for this Thanksgiving? I hope you enjoy good food & good company! Happy Thanksgiving!
Every little girl dreams of her knight in shining armor. I certainly did (okay, I still do). I can honestly remember being in Kindergarten and weaving fairy tales about the man who would fall in love with me and make me his princess. Maybe not literally his princess - but his princess just the same.… Continue reading Fairy Tales
Here's a brief excerpt from the sequel to Chasing Hope. You can see excerpts from Chasing Hope, here and here. To read what some of my readers had to say about Chasing Hope, go here.
Life is short. There is no better time to say what needs to be said. There is no better time to chase after those dreams. I've stayed quiet when I wanted to speak. I've not written words that needed to be written. And I've put off what is most on my heart. Why? Fear… Continue reading Say it. Write it. Do it.
When you choose a path that you know in your heart is meant for you - but in doing it, you know it may mean you’re alone - that is hard. Choosing foster care and hoping to adopt, may mean that I am choosing singleness. I am not comfortable with this. In fact, I’m pretty… Continue reading Alone
I don't know about you, but for me, there are things I know I am meant to do and be. I am a mama. I have spent a lifetime looking forward to motherhood and to the family I prayed for, for so long. My future family & being a mama looks a little different from… Continue reading Mama