It Wasn’t About The Dog

Lately, it felt like my prayers were being returned to sender—unopened; I thought as I sat in a chair under our red patio umbrella writing in my prayer journal while our Great Pyrenees Scarlett O’Hara lounged at my feet. The sound of chattering birds filled the morning air. It was only 8:30 am, and itContinue reading “It Wasn’t About The Dog”

Tetelestai: “The Masterpiece Is Finished” featured in the Winter Issue of Awake our Hearts

Some of you may remember last year when I shared a Facebook post about finding Ryan’s inky fingerprint on his closet door. It’s taken me a full six years to (really) be able to face the holidays with joy, and a year of thinking about that fingerprint to put into words why I can walkContinue reading “Tetelestai: “The Masterpiece Is Finished” featured in the Winter Issue of Awake our Hearts”

5 Reasons to write a letter on National Letter Writing Day

There hasn’t been a lot in 2020 that I have been able to get on board with. But—then I found out today is National Letter Writing Day, and I just had to offer my 2¢ on writing letters to those you care about. Here are 5 reasons to write a letter to someone you love—TODAY—onContinue reading “5 Reasons to write a letter on National Letter Writing Day”

The 2020 R.Y.A.N. Tree

God delivered a glorious day today. We had several inches of frost the tree branches and make it a winter wonderland snow yesterday—and it just so happened today was the day we planned to head out to decorate the R.Y.A.N. Tree. If you haven’t heard the story of the tree, you can find the blogContinue reading “The 2020 R.Y.A.N. Tree”

A Love Worth Celebrating

Maybe you love hearts and flowers holidays like I do. Or Maybe today, Valentine’ Day finds you feeling like love isn’t worth celebrating. I don’t know. But, I know The One above all others thought you were worth pursuing. He found You. He ransomed you at a price that cost Him His very life. He defeatedContinue reading “A Love Worth Celebrating”

Writers Helping Writers Big Secret-The Reveal

Hi everyone! Today’s an exciting day because I’ve been helping Angela and Becca at Writers Helping Writers keep a BIG secret: what the next book in their thesaurus series will be. It might seem strange for an author to not tell their readers about the book they plan to release…unless your names are Becca andContinue reading “Writers Helping Writers Big Secret-The Reveal”