La La Lovely Book + GIVEAWAY

I’m so thrilled to finally be able to share my book cover with you! If you are a subscriber (if not….sign up here!) then you already got a sneak peek at the interior as well. The other exciting news is that the book is AVAILABLE for PRE-ORDER! I’ve created an entire blog page to share […]

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Everything will be Alright

A little note for the stressed, the frazzled, the uncertain. RELAX, EVERYTHING IS GOING TO BE ALRIGHT. Did you know it actually says this in the Bible? In more than one place (Jude 1, Lamentations 3:57 MSG) Someone, in my life, used to tell me this often and I believed it. I believed it with […]

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Anxiety is Redundant

  I’ve always struggled with fear. It’s been something that I’ve battled since I was a small child. In my teens, I came to understand that fear is not from God. That Jesus paid a great price to free me from all of my fears. I made a decision that fear was not going to have […]

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The Power of Thank You

There is power in “Thank you.” A few ways to bring change and be changed by the words you were taught when you were, likely, two. “Thank you” is for others, but it is also for you. It’s that time of the year. November is the month where we are inundated with reminders to be […]

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Being Real and Blogging

Why I’m having a hard time with blogging and social media lately . . . Aren’t we all trying to reconcile ourselves on screen and off? Finding the balance of being private and vulnerable. Staying the same and changing (online and off). I’m having a hard time posting lately….I seem to be stuck somewhere between. […]

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When Quiet Becomes Loud

Quiet can be so loud. I wonder if you know this too? Quiet can be so loud. It has been a loud summer in which I’ve had to be quiet. Yes, the kids were all kinds of screams and splashing and swimming and swinging and singing. I tried to take it all in–to savor the […]

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There is Always a Choice

  Have you ever felt so completely stuck? Like you are flat out of options. Like choice is a luxury. Me too . . . (this is a re-post from my Instagram. I wanted to share in this space as I know not everyone is following along everywhere).   There are times in life when we […]

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Free Like the 4th of July

On Change. On what has a hold on us. On Freedom. The 4th of July always makes me feel free. Or, at least, it did. Not so much because I’m free from England (I love England almost as much as I love America). But because it always made me feel like a kid–again. For me, childhood, is the […]

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Expecting Love

To all the lonely hearts. Loneliness doesn’t discriminate. It doesn’t matter if you are alone or together. Married or single. Young or old. Today is the day where together is celebrated, a holiday for having someone. If you do not have a “someone,” then I estimate that you probably don’t like this day. Today is a […]

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