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How I Grew Up Fatherless And Still Found Freedom

By On July 2, 2017

I am thankful I was born in a country where the doors of opportunity are not opened only to those who are rich, powerful, or famous. For I was born of humble means. I was… Read More


Is Father’s Day Worth Celebrating Without a Daddy?

By On June 14, 2016

“He didn’t tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it.” ~ Clarence Budington Kelland Is Father’s Day worth remembering if you don’t have a daddy? Since my daddy left when… 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


Whispers of Spring: Turning My Heart Towards Jesus

By On March 21, 2013

Sometimes it’s hard to know the difference between how you feel and where God wants you to go. I’ve taught myself time and time again never to trust my feelings, but to… Read More


A Heart’s Homecoming: Taking a Different Route

By On December 29, 2012

“Having come to know Jesus, we are forbidden to return by the way we came.” St. Gregory The new year is approaching. It’s right around the corner. One moment, I’m sure of… Read More

{ Unwrap Jesus } Come Alive, Hope Again (DaySpring Christmas Gift Giveaway)

By On December 22, 2011

  I didn’t think I’d end up where I am today. I’m writing my first book. And it’s harder than I thought.  There are so many ways to tell a story, to… Read More


{ Unwrap Jesus } Slow Down (A Special Advent Giveaway)

By On December 15, 2011

* Special "Advent" Giveaway * I'm giving away (3) copies of my favorite Christmas devotional Today In A Manger -- signed by author Ian Strachman! Enter the giveaway at the end of… Read More