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May 17, 2017

What Are You Reaching For?

Sometimes, God’s inner promptings are clear and direct. Other times, I cannot seem to hear anything at all. Lately, there is a strong yet simple message […]
May 10, 2017


At my daughter’s recent dance recital I was trying hard not to nod off during one of the many performances she was was not in when […]
May 10, 2017

What’s In Your Wagon?

I am sitting in my favorite spot on the porch this afternoon. It is a simple chair at an old farm table with a view of […]
May 3, 2017

Finding Your Best Yes: What I Learned in a Season of NO

  I am a yes girl through and through. Yes, I can help with that project. Yes, I can volunteer those hours. Yes, I can come […]
April 18, 2017

Because We Are Giant Slayers

Ephesians 6:10-18: Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. 11 Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the […]
April 13, 2017

Resurrection Life

My husband took me to Israel for our honeymoon. Having lived there he planned our trip, drove the car and arranged for a truly once in […]
April 11, 2017

Trusting God With Pennies

In the summer of 2010, Josh and I packed up our home and our one year old and moved to Florida, where Josh had just been […]
April 3, 2017

3 Ways You Get More When You Have Less

“Hurry up! Get your stuff put away! We have people coming over!” I shout over my shoulder at my family as I run the vacuum across […]
March 14, 2017

Having Crucial Conversations: No Longer Miss-Understood

When I enthusiastically took the job of Director of Programs and Engagement at House of Hope, I knew I wanted to bring classes that would equip […]