Monthly Archives: May 2017

When the only way to grow is to tear something down

Why must growth almost always necessitate the tearing down of something? In order for muscles to grow, their small fibers must be torn down. Forests often grow as a result of fire tearing down that which has been growing for years. The fire releasing needed nutrients from the forest floor, opening the canopy to sunlight, and

When the only way to grow is to tear something down 2017-05-28T19:48:21+00:00

When we need to pray like a child

“Mama, can we pray?” my almost ten year old asked me as I checked on her before heading to bed myself. She had been tucked in two hours earlier, and I was surprised to find her awake. “Sure baby,” I answered, snuggling myself into her twin bed. “Whatcha need to pray about?” Her brow was

When we need to pray like a child 2017-05-22T09:32:02+00:00

The Breath of God

{This is a devotional I wrote for our church. Just wanted to share it here too.} “All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,  that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work.” 2 Timothy 3:16-17 Breath of God.

The Breath of God 2017-05-19T14:29:32+00:00

Relationship over religion

After attending a powerful women's conference over the weekend, I have SO much I want to process and share here. But time is a valuable commodity these days as we fly at warp speed to the end of the school year, and so my thoughts will have to continue spinning around my head for a

Relationship over religion 2017-05-09T13:52:36+00:00

This Man

Ah, the fairytale. “I want a man like that,” young me would declare after watching a Disney movie, unconcerned with plot points such as a prince who falls in love with a fairy-dusted pretty face and an uncomfortable pair of shoes. “I want a man like that,” teenage me would croon while dreaming of being

This Man 2017-05-02T13:30:24+00:00

About My Work

This blog serves as an online journal of sorts. It is where I go to process my thoughts and feelings. It is where I write about what it means to shine the light of Jesus in an ever darkening world. And it is where I record the beautiful glimpses of God’s extraordinary grace in the midst of my very ordinary life.

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Release Date: May 8th, 2018
The release date for the Joey book I wrote is almost here! Would you add your email so I can keep you updated about events, book signings, and what the LORD has been doing through the book? As a thank you, I'll give you a link for a BEAUTIFUL digital poster that features a painting of the Joey bookcover painted by my friend Michelle!
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