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

Nothing Is Wasted

My family has been through some things (especially in the last eighteen months or so) that I can tend to wish would never have happened. (I’m still uncomfortable talking about them anywhere, so be warned that this post is going to be a bit vague. 😉 ) The “things” keep coming back now and then … More Nothing Is Wasted

Made Me Think

It’s been a weird week away from this blog. Definitely not one I would ask for again. There have been some good things about it, though. Like sweet family gatherings, music that absolutely feeds my soul and brings me close to God, and an Oreo ice cream sandwich that was (not surprisingly) quite amazing. Like, … More Made Me Think

Leave Room for God

As I was pondering what to write about today (and praying about it too), I read today’s devotional and knew it was something I needed to share with you. It applies to life and writing both. 😉 “As servants of God, we must learn to make room for Him— to give God “elbow room.” We … More Leave Room for God