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Silence Does Not Equal Unseen – Guest Post: Karen Smith

Karen and I met years ago at the She Speaks writers' conference. She is such a delight and a joy to speak to. As I keep up with Karen on social media since our time together I've watched her grow through some tough life changes and seasons but always keeping the Light of Christ so… Continue reading Silence Does Not Equal Unseen – Guest Post: Karen Smith

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Think Carefully Your Ways – Guest Post: Kristin Funston

My friend, Kristin and I connected through a writers group and I was honored to be a part of her launch team when her book, More for Mom, released. If you haven't read it yet - go on out and get a copy it's like sweet tea for your soul - promise! Drink in her… Continue reading Think Carefully Your Ways – Guest Post: Kristin Funston

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Happy Fifth Birthday: Celebrating The Birth of A Son Who Didn’t Live

Happy Fifth Birthday, John Karl! I Googled "best gifts for 5 year old boys" because I have no idea what you might be into. The image of your sweet baby face sits in my memory and I will never forget the feel of your body in my arms or the kick of your feet in my… Continue reading Happy Fifth Birthday: Celebrating The Birth of A Son Who Didn’t Live

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When Courage Looks Like Standing Still – Guest Post: Becky Beresford

Sweet, encouraging Becky and I connected through a writer's group and when I was blessed to guest post for her Brave Women's series. I love her words here about standing still in wait for God's plan. Courage in the stillness. A few weeks ago, I had an opportunity I couldn’t pass up. Except I did.… Continue reading When Courage Looks Like Standing Still – Guest Post: Becky Beresford

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Not Alone, New Affirmations – Guest Post: Tricia Thirey

Tricia and I connected 3 years ago at a writers' conference in North Carolina, though we quickly discovered we lived just a few miles apart in Ohio. This was just a few weeks before her husband passed. I knew then and know now how divine our meeting was. We are friends, writers, moms, and overcomers… Continue reading Not Alone, New Affirmations – Guest Post: Tricia Thirey

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Waiting for Stability – Guest Post: Mattie Givens

Mattie Givens writes at Growing The Givens and we connected at a blogger retreat last August. It was such a delight to chat with her and I am thrilled to have her share words here on the blog today. There have been many seasons in my life where I have waited for something tangible.  I… Continue reading Waiting for Stability – Guest Post: Mattie Givens

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Good Things Come, The Hidden Benefit of Waiting – Guest Post: Rachel Risner

This guest post from Rachel Risner encourages us to wait and experience the encouragement and changed heart of Rachel. A brilliant reminder that good things come to those who wait...with God. We are reaching high levels of cabin fever at my house. Dangerously high. Playing nicely is at an all-time low and bickering is up… Continue reading Good Things Come, The Hidden Benefit of Waiting – Guest Post: Rachel Risner