Simply Walking with Jesus Day In and Day Out

    October 11, 2018
    I got this knot in the pit of my stomach. I was overwhelmed by this feeling of failure. Like I could never do it on my own. Like I was going to fail. Our book, Candid Conversations was launching in less than a week and I felt so unworthy. I had been writing and publishing books for over a decade, but this one was different. This time I was alone… only I wasn’t. I was working with an amazing group of women, but they saw me as their fearless leader. But fearless I wasn’t.

    Sinking Beneath The Waves While

    I have no trouble bearing my soul and sharing my struggles, I am afraid of failure. Afraid of falling short and dropping the ball. Because I’m good at that. I’ve done it before. When push comes to shove, I’m tempted to shut down not rise above. Continue Reading
  • Chronic Pain & Lukewarm Faith

    Chronic Pain & Lukewarm Faith

    Before my migraines started in July of 2017, I never really understood what the difference was between chronic illnesses and regular illnesses. I mean, pain is pain, right? Wrong. The difference is that chronic…

    October 10, 2018
  • Do you believe in Jesus? If so... why?

    Who Is Jesus & Why Does That Matter?

    Who is Jesus to you? Or what do you believe about Jesus? That question (whichever way you word it) is probably the singular most important question we will ever answer. Yet many of us…

    October 8, 2018
  • Join my book review program (because book reviews matter)

    Read for Free: Join My Book Review Crew

    Do you love to read, but also love to save money? Subscribe below to get free books! Why Book Reviews Matter Did you know writing book reviews are one of the best ways you…

    October 4, 2018
  • I dropped the ball... again.

    When My Mama Bear Instincts & Faith Collide

    “Pass him! Pass him!! Pass!!! Him!!!!” I screamed louder and louder until my voice grew horse. The cross country runners were less than twenty yards from the finish line and closing and my boy…

    September 27, 2018
  • Devotions for Authors – #FaithandInk

    Did you know that I write devotions for authors? I post one every Wednesday in the Christian Indie Authors group on Facebook that I help moderate, and they publish it on their website. The…

    September 26, 2018
  • Opening The Door On The Good News About Jesus

    As I closed the door I realized that I had failed again. The sweet ladies I had just told I wasn’t interested in what they were peddling had been nothing but kind. And I…

    September 24, 2018
  • Only Jesus can heal the pain in my aching heart...

    Only Jesus Can Heal The Pain In My Aching Heart

    Have you ever thought you were over something and then found out in the worst possible way that you weren’t? That the pain was still very, very real? Maybe some wounds never fully heal.…

    September 20, 2018
  • The Other Side Of Church Hurt…

    Someone in our church was hurting. It started as a difference of opinions. We were praying for guidance and there was a disagreement over where God was leading us. The one whose opinion wasn’t…

    September 13, 2018
  • Free eBooks for Weekend Reading 9-7-18 through 9-9-18

    {{Weekend Reading}} My Favorite Free eBook

    If you’re an avid reader like me, you’ll love the Fall Into Savings event going on over at CIA this weekend. They have a ton of free eBooks available including a couple of mine.…

    September 7, 2018
  • Little Eyes, Road Rage & Jesus

    Last year, I was driving a couple of neighbor kids to school and had an eye-opening experience. The first day, while I was scowling and muttering unkind things in the direction of the car…

    September 3, 2018