Making Space

Last night I finally threw away two pairs of shoes that had been mine for approximately 15 years. One pair were my “fancy” slides, with just enough sparkle and heel to make me feel formal but not like I was going trip and fall over. My favorite thing about them was the ghost of a … More Making Space

Maybe I’m Back

In the first week of lockdown, I finished drafting my fantasy novel, celebrated my birthday, and learned to make mini doughnuts. There were jokes about how productive we were all going to be. How many days straight we’d been home. How we introverts had a wonderful, unfair advantage that we didn’t really like going out … More Maybe I’m Back

Realization

Hello again! Today’s post is short (originally posted on my Facebook, actually) but I thought you all might be encouraged by it. 😉 I came to a realization earlier this week (through the Holy Spirit and convos with my mom) that I manage other people’s emotions too much. For altruistic reasons (God has blessed me … More Realization

Words and Life

I was catching up on my Bible study today and ran across this oft-quoted verse again.  “But Simon Peter answered Him, ‘Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life. Also we have come to believe and know that You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.’” (John 6:68-69, … More Words and Life

Heartstorm

Once upon a time, the skies were gray, thick with clouds of possibility. She stood outside with her eyes closed and her heart trained to see. They rained down, seeping into her skin and flowing deep inside until bittersweet water bubbled up. The rain coursed through her filling her mind with songs and dreams and … More Heartstorm

Wait for It

Over a month ago, I finished drafting my first novel since Kiera. It was plotted and planned with characters I grew to deeply love, and I was filled with a great sense of purpose as I brought forth the themes that were laid on my heart. It’s always a wonderful experience when a project grabs … More Wait for It