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4 Ways To Spark Joy as an Introvert at Heart

By On July 31, 2017

  I grew up fast, as the oldest child in a single parent family. But, when I became a mom of two when Caleb was born and big brother Josh was three,… Read More


Why We Need to Say YES Even If We’re Afraid (My Interview With Josh Wilson & #ThatWasThenThisIsNow

By On August 24, 2015

Have you ever felt like running away — from what you’ve been afraid to do — even though you suspect it’s what you’re called to do? I’ve been trying to push away some… Read More

The spiritual gift of encouragement is no lesser just because it is hidden.

Feeling Invisible? Let Encouragement In

By On July 23, 2015

One time, when I was little, I played a game. Grandparents, aunts and uncles were all visiting that weekend. The house was packed. I don’t know why I came up with the… Read More

The truth is, everyone longs to be beloved.

Giving Moms Permission To Rest (A Special Podcast with Kat Lee Inspired to Action)

By On June 25, 2015

Rest. It’s not something moms often give themselves permission to enjoy. But, making room for rest and prioritizing nurturing my heart hasn’t just changed my relationship with God.  It’s completely remade me… Read More


Little Ways to Be Present First Thing In the Morning (The Better Life by Claire Diaz-Ortiz)

By On June 19, 2015

Mornings are sometimes  difficult for me. Little things can surround my thoughts before my feet swing out of bed.  To do lists, emails to write/return, questions, and a random spattering of ideas I… Read More


Hot & Fresh…Paint Nite Videos For You! (Yay!)

By On March 31, 2015

Dear Kindreds, I’ve waiting forever to do this with you! Here below in this post, I’ve brewed up TWO Spiritual Whitespace Paint Nite Videos that I created — just for you —… Read More


Why We Need Quiet & Why It’s Hard

By On March 26, 2015

“I need someone. I need to hold somebody close. And I need more than this holding.” Betty Smith, a Tree Grows in Brooklyn {my images are free goodies for you to enjoy… Read More


Sharing My Story on TV (The Leon Show) Finding Spiritual Whitespace

By On February 25, 2015

I shared my story on TV (click on video below). On Tuesday February 24, I was interviewed on The Leon Show to talk about anxiety, panic attacks, and the beautiful journey of  finding rest —… Read More


Finding Whitespace During Christmas: Podcast with Kathi Lipp

By On December 16, 2014

I first met Kathi Lipp four years ago for a cup of coffee, when I was first began thinking about writing a book proposal for my new book Finding Spiritual Whitespace. Kathi is a popular speaker… Read More


{When You Long To Rest } A Soulful Spiritual Whitespace Face{Book} Club

By On November 13, 2014

{Psst..I recorded a special video message from the beach for you at the end of today’s post} I’ve been dreaming about it from the very beginning. From the moment I began putting pen… Read More


Letter from Home: Follow Your Heart (Day 15) (Custom Portrait Watercolor Painting Giveaway)

By On July 24, 2014

Dear Heart, I know I’ve been so quiet these past two weeks.  I’m not quite sure why it is I’ve felt so unable to speak, when all of life is swirling around… Read More


Finding Rest In a World Of Go: Podcast with Kathi Lipp (Day 11) 21 Days of Rest: Finding Spiritual Whitespace

By On June 24, 2014

I first met Kathi Lipp four years ago for a cup of coffee, when I was first began thinking about writing a book proposal. Kathi is popular speaker and author of a new book… Read More