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The {Beloved} Begins: Anywhere. Just Begin.

By On January 16, 2014

I created an account two years ago on my birthday. I sat at a cafe with Hubby Eric on my birthday date. I asked him to keep me company. Look over my… Read More


What Is Your One Word for 2014? { Beloved }

By On January 9, 2014

“Help me through the changing; You know that sometimes fear takes over, bring me ever closer, ever closer to you, bring me closer to the child you want me to be.” ~… Read More


If You’re Longing For Beauty: God’s Winter Song For You

By On December 21, 2013

“Through the many winters, Your touch brings me comfort Your song lifts me up and carries me to Spring… Through all the tears to come, All my many trials Till the end… Read More

Where Dreams Are Born & How You Can Really Find Home

By On December 19, 2013

“The essence of belief is to venture forth in faith where reason cannot take us.”  Ian Strachan One of the things I’ve always longed to be was normal.  Like everyone else. Growing… Read More


Hope :: Letting Go To Embrace A Soulful Christmas {Advent Week 1}

By On December 4, 2013

“I have found it very important in my own life to try to let go of my wishes and instead to live in hope. Hope is open-ended.” Henri Nouwen I don’t remember… Read More


Sometimes Giving Thanks Is A Journey To Become Known

By On November 21, 2013

I won’t be quiet. Anymore. Just like the blind beggar who kept calling out to Jesus. Even though everyone told him to be quiet. He didn’t stop calling out. I am finding… Read More


Four Movements To Be at Rest And Be Yourself

By On November 14, 2013

I stood there. The door had slammed in front of me. It didn’t matter what I said or what I did. What mattered was that she was mad.  I would have to… Read More


Courage To Be Broken: My Real Thanksgiving List

By On November 12, 2013

“Comes a time, on the journey, you wonder how you will survive. There comes a time, when you’re thirsty and so alone… There is a pool in the desert, where water flows… Read More

A Waste of Time

By On July 24, 2013

It was our second playdate. Technically, it was my four-year-old son CJ’s playdate.  I was there visiting with the mom at the breakfast table, sipping water.  She was asking how my book… Read More

When Finishing Is Harder Than You Think

By On June 28, 2013

Twenty chapters in seven weeks. When I couldn’t even write one chapter in the past year. You’d think I would be celebrating.  Singing in the streets. But, I want you to know.… Read More


What I Killed & What I Want To Write Instead

By On May 2, 2013

I tell him he can read it later when he’s older. I tell him this is a book with some hard, grown-up stories. Stories that are kind of sad. That are not… Read More


Walking the Little Girl In You Out Into the World

By On April 27, 2013

“Let nothing disturb you. Nothing distress you. While all things fade away, God is unchanging.” Prayer of St. Teresa I’m trying to type words onto the screen. But, there is only blank… Read More