When I Doubt My True Worth, Lord Remind Me
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
Listen to my new podcast: Stress Less & Take Care of You + Book Giveaway!
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
When You Feel Overwhelmed & Don’t Know What To Do
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
*Necklace GIVEAWAY!* I’m Celebrating 10 Years Blogging
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
Breathe: Join the Whispers of Rest Book Club!? Starts May 11!
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
Your Story Matters? Book #3 & Book #4 Are Real, Friends!
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
6 Tips For Restoring Peace In the Midst of Coronavirus Panic
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
You Are a Woman of Promise, Not Panic
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
Is There Someone To Love Me?
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
The Kind of Year I Am Really Longing For
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
When You Feel Weary, Let God Love You Deeper
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
Having Anxiety or Depression Doesn’t Mean Your Faith is Flawed
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