A Heart of Ice

The Ice Bucket Challenge. It is blowing up social media news feeds everywhere! Things like this start out as a novelty and then get old–fast. The naysayers and the proponents thereof come out of the woodwork to criticize and advocate for things like this in record numbers. I have seen so meany memes, I could ...

He Wants You for YOU

The Friday of the first week back to school is a welcomed thing. We only go a partial week so it serves as a great test run for the new systems of the school year. We were lucky enough to not have homework this week which gave me a chance to get a handle on ...

The Process gets Tough

06. August 2014 Uncategorized 0
The funk hit right after I got back home from the aforementioned conference. I was drained of energy and overflowing with new information in connection with the beloved craft of writing. Being that lopsided tends to take a few days to right itself again–under normal circumstances. But I am up to my neck in summer ...

My First Writer’s Conference

23. July 2014 Uncategorized 0
Today is a busy and fun day for me. I am leaving tomorrow morning for my first writer’s conference! I found this gem of  a conference at the end of last year and put it on the calendar. I had my heart set on She Speaks out in North Carolina, but that will have to ...

My Hope…its not What you Think.

19. June 2014 Uncategorized 0
I have been taking the book of Psalm one chapter at a time. I thought I would blow through this, but my disdain for strict schedules seems to creep up in about 20 days. By then I was missing days and even battling the whispers of legalism. I have decided that God gets me. He ...

My Cycle of Growth

There’s a pattern developing. I am just now seeing it! Wow! I tell you this turning 30 thing has really been worth stepping into a new decade for! I know it really is more of a coincidence than a true correlation, but maybe that it just what I needed.  When I am breaching the borders ...

Using Rest as a Weapon

02. June 2014 Uncategorized 0
It was invading my thoughts day and night. I would drift from the current happenings of life to the interactions of the past. I would rehash, over analyze and scour every detail of past events to see if I could have done better. The pressure to “do better” to be more Christ like can consume ...

Being in Love

29. May 2014 Uncategorized 0
I love you I’m just not in love with you. It is a cliche but it is possible. You can love someone in your life, but if you are not in love with them, then you are most likely not pursuing a relationship with them. You are complacent with where things are and maybe even drifting apart. Although ...