Illusion, hustle, + quick fixes imply that healing is our job and depends on our power and strength. But I don’t have any power despite what pride may lead me to believe. I’ve slammed face-first into the end of my strength enough times to know that I can’t do it. I don’t want that responsibility.
This morning, one of the last warm days in the foreseeable future, I took my yellow pup on a walk. We wandered to the green belt in our neighborhood, a little piece of woods and stream in the middle of our suburban community. It was bare and scratchy and brown but the perfect place to
“Unreserved, unrestrained / Your love is wild, Your love is wild for me. It isn’t shy, it’s unashamed. / Your love is proud to be seen with me.” “Pieces” – Bethel Worship Sometimes you can hear the same song dozens of times, and that 31st time, it takes on a brand new meaning. When I first listened to “Pieces” by Bethel Worship,
I will never pretend to have any chill about fall. Even though I’m still wearing soccer shorts and drinking breakfast smoothies here in Oklahoma, it’s OU/Texas weekend, I put a new fall-ish doormat out, and the pumpkin patch is open for the season! At least the smell of fireplace on my 85-degree walk through the
I’m so excited to announce that my novella, That’s When I Knew, originally published in the Love at First Laugh collection last year, got a pretty new makeover and will be released individually on October 1! It’s available on Amazon for a special pre-order price of 99 cents, and to show my appreciation for my amazing
Exciting news, friends: My novella, “The Long Game” is now available for pre-order with the Once Upon a Laugh collection on Amazon Kindle! Even better? The whole collection (8 inspirational romantic comedies) is on sale for 99 cents for a limited time. I am so excited to introduce you to Ryan and Annie and the rest
It’s been a minute since I did one of these on the blog, but I do send it out once a month in my newsletter! Here are some of my lately favorites: The hardcover versions (gorgeous gray and coral) of my favorite CSB She Reads Truth Bible are 50% at Lifeway today! This isn’t sponsored
Originally published on The Writer’s Alley: 1/26/18 Have you ever been through a creative wilderness? Where your art feels more like an uninspired chore than a joyful passion? It’s a place of wandering, a land of haven’t-we-passed-that-dead-tree-39-times? The act of showing up over and over again can get a little angsty. The mind games may even tempt