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When I Doubt My True Worth, Lord Remind Me

By On June 11, 2020

My friend had dropped off a little orchid plant for me. It’s so tiny, the vase and plant only stand seven inches tall. I’ve never bought orchids for myself before, so I… Read More

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Listen to my new podcast: Stress Less & Take Care of You + Book Giveaway!

By On May 14, 2020

To encourage you in these uber stressful times, I’m launching a NEW Soul Care series for my podcast Coffee Break For Soul to help you stress less + take small steps to… Read More

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When You Feel Overwhelmed & Don’t Know What To Do

By On May 1, 2020

Earlier this week, I felt overwhelmed. It hit me all of a sudden even though I thought I felt fine. The more I tried to think about what was bothering me, the… Read More

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*Necklace GIVEAWAY!* I’m Celebrating 10 Years Blogging

By On April 29, 2020

Ten years ago, I started a blog because a dream died. I was a new mom to baby #2 Caleb & three year old Josh who didn’t nap. I was exhausted and… Read More

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Breathe: Join the Whispers of Rest Book Club!💗 Starts May 11!

By On April 23, 2020

Have you ever wished you had a loving friend to gently encourage you when you feel weary, remind you of God’s loving promises when you feel discouraged, and offer simple, practical tips… Read More

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Your Story Matters💗 Book #3 & Book #4 Are Real, Friends!

By On April 15, 2020

I am SO excited to announce Book #3 & Book #4 are real, friends!! I finally got God’s green light and electronically signed the book contract last week to write a very… Read More

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6 Tips For Restoring Peace In the Midst of Coronavirus Panic

By On March 20, 2020

I was chatting with a friend on the phone when I found out Northern California, where I live, had issued the strictest “shelter-in-place” order in the nation to combat the Coronavirus. I… Read More

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You Are a Woman of Promise, Not Panic

By On March 12, 2020

I was standing in line at the grocery store, looking at the prices of products being scanned by the cashier. As I usually like doing,  I noticed who was behind me, an… Read More

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Is There Someone To Love Me?

By On February 10, 2020

As the oldest in my family, I’ve always grown up taking care of myself. My mom was a single parent, and my little sister was five years younger than me. I ended… Read More

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The Kind of Year I Am Really Longing For

By On December 28, 2019

One of my favorite sounds in all the world is the sound of water traveling over pebbles in a creek bed, in the quiet hush of early winter. I may be walking… Read More

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When You Feel Weary, Let God Love You Deeper

By On November 18, 2019

I spent what felt like a gazillion years trying to decide whether or not to buy flowers at the grocery story when I finally chose to bring home some hydrangeas. At home,… Read More

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Having Anxiety or Depression Doesn’t Mean Your Faith is Flawed

By On October 10, 2019

I find it hard to confess that I was emotionally wounded because people might question my faith. Worse yet, they might accuse me of not trusting God enough or tell me that worry… Read More

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