bible, encouragement, god, mom, trust god, Uncategorized, waiting, women, writing

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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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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W-A-I-T – Guest Post: Tabitha Deller

Tabitha Deller and I connected a few years ago at a Proverbs 31 writers conference, She Speaks. I adored her immediately as she sat across from me at a group icebreaker speaking passionately of her Called Bible Study. Her heart for women and the Bible merged to show her love of Christ and her bubbly… Continue reading W-A-I-T – Guest Post: Tabitha Deller

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Right Where He Wants You – Guest Post: Jennifer Andes

Jennifer Andes is great writer and a good friend of mine. We connected through the writer's conference - She Speaks a few years ago and formed a great friendship and accountability relationship. I am sure you will love her encouragement in any season of waiting you might be feeling.   Right Where He Wants You… Continue reading Right Where He Wants You – Guest Post: Jennifer Andes

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Love with Two Hands

Finally. It’s just after dinner and I have a moment to sit down but not at the counter, or my desk, or the toy car-covered living room floor, or the dinner table, but on the couch in my living room. Work is finished, laundry is folded (well, probably - I’m at least pretending it is),… Continue reading Love with Two Hands