Book Giveaway: Worth the Wait

Book Giveaway: Worth the Wait

 Ellie Lansing has a picture-perfect life with a close-knit family and the perfect boyfriend. But her world is suddenly knocked off center when her drool-worthy boyfriend cheats, and her always-has-it-together mother is diagnosed with cancer. Ellie doesn’t get it. She always does the right thing- doesn’t God owe her a happy life? Through her heartache, … Continue reading

MOVEment

MOVEment

I believe that in everyone’s life there comes a moment when you know the right thing to do. Perhaps you are struggling with school, career, marriage, or children. We all face decisions on a daily basis that affect the rest of our lives. The question is: Are we strong enough to do the right thing? … Continue reading

The Delusion Giveaway

The Delusion Giveaway

WE ALL HAVE OUR DEMONS By March of Owen Edmonds’ senior year, eleven students at Lincoln Forest High School have committed suicide. Amid the media frenzy and fanatical onlookers, Owen remains levelheaded – that is until he encounters his own near death experience and wakes to a distressing new reality. Everyone he sees appears shackled … Continue reading

You’re okay, I’m okay

You’re okay, I’m okay

When is the last time you rocked the boat? I don’t mean through an antagonistic Facebook rant. I mean when is the last time you looked someone, you care about, in the eye and said something they didn’t want to hear? Yes, because we as Christians, we have become too comfortable in our pew seats. We … Continue reading

A Worthy Challenge

A Worthy Challenge

Today I’m opening my blog to Savanna Kaiser. Savanna is an avid writer and blogger, you can find her at The Engrafted Word. Savanna welcomed me to her blog a few weeks ago. I enjoyed it so much I asked her to visit us.  Thanks for joining us, Savanna! *** Ever since I was young, … Continue reading

2017: Forward

2017: Forward

Last year was an interesting year.  At the start of the year, I chose Courage as my word for the year. I had no idea how God would use that word in my life. I thought it was my “writing” word, but it turns out I used it on a personal level. We started using … Continue reading

Grandma Hale

  Two weeks ago my sweet Grandma entered Heaven. I remember the last conversation I had with her. We talked about life and how long it can feel when you get old. How your body starts to shut down and every part of you is ready to see the face of God.  We said our good-byes. … Continue reading

Jen Hatmaker. Wow.

Jen Hatmaker. Wow.

Jen Hatmaker. If you don’t know who this woman is, then a quick google search will tell you that she’s one of the most popular bloggers today. She has connected herself to moms who need to hear that they are human and it’s okay to make mistakes. I love her books. I think she’s amazing. … Continue reading

Being Real

Being Real

I sit in church on Sunday and listen to amazing sermons and feel at peace. Church inspires me to write, to be a better person, to live for Christ. Church is my home base in many ways. I love the worship music, but mostly I love the way God speaks to my spirit during church. … Continue reading

Hello Graduate

Hello Graduate

I can see her walking across the stage. Her burgundy graduation gown billowing around a pair of wedge platform heels. A bright smile, full of promise for the future. This day is eight short years away for us. I can see it. Feel it. I know in my heart it will be bittersweet. My firstborn … Continue reading