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February 15, 2017

A Warm Cup of Coffee

Over a warm cup of coffee, I stare at the blank computer screen. It is time to write something. But what? God give my heart words […]
February 6, 2017

“It is impossible to look attractive eating pizza…”

Last year Josh and I took a much needed and earned trip to Key West to celebrate 10 years of marriage. One whole week alone. ALONE. […]
February 1, 2017

The Pursuit of Happiness

  Are you pursing happiness or Him? I have been through many many many identity crisis in my life and my favorite one that stands is […]
January 25, 2017

Power Trips, Guilt Trips & Healthy Boundaries

  Confession: I am a recovering people-pleaser. Since my earliest memories, I have always sought approval, hated letting anyone down, and thought it was my job […]
January 18, 2017

Running Up The Stairs

  Fifty-two years ago my dad died in a road construction accident. Somehow the pay loader he was driving swerved off the road and into the […]
January 11, 2017

“You are a Piece of Work”

While at home for Christmas my husband dug around in old photo albums, finding a picture of me, threeish years old in a pageant dress. Many […]
January 9, 2017

Katie’s Story of Hope

I came into the Understanding Depression & Tools for Recovery class at House of Hope in a really broken place. I had recently been hospitalized for […]
January 4, 2017

The Opposite of Alone

For many, the holiday season is filled with family gatherings, special activities, and memory-making. But for countless others… it’s not. This time of year can be […]
December 20, 2016


If I had to describe my experience with House of Hope in a word, I think I would choose… Disruptive. Of course God’s first call to […]