Category Archives: Goodness of the Gospel

The Post-Publish Battle: On Writing and Letting Go {a guest post at The Better Mom}

Happy Sunday morning to you my friends!  I’m excited this morning to point you in the direction of The Better Mom website, where they are graciously hosting my writing today. This guest post was birthed in the same season as I … Continue reading

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Every Second: What I Need To Breathe In and Breathe Out {FMF}

Hola friends! I’m once again linking arms and hearts with a whole buncha brave, precious ladies tonight over at Lisa-Jo’s place. If Five Minute Friday is new to you, here’s the scoop: 5 minutes. 1 word. No editing. Just write … Continue reading

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On Uncovering Our Writing Voice and Being In Process

Okay y’all, I’m hailing, finally, from the aftermath of nearly 2 weeks of sickness.  I’m feeling better by the day.  Moving from sickness-survival mode back toward normal. Spiritually, it’s been a rich season for me despite the sickness.  One I’m looking forward … Continue reading

Posted in Confidence in God, Goodness of the Gospel, Learning Authenticity, misc. walking with Jesus, Uncategorized, Writing | 11 Comments

An Outsider No More, and Thoughts on Allume
[What I’ve Learned in 1 Year of {serious} Blogging: Part 5]

Hiya my friends! I pray this Wednesday morning, or whenever you happen to read this post, finds your heart fully alive and joy-filled in Jesus.  Reveling in His goodness, even.  I find myself caught up in that fairly often these … Continue reading

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How the Gospel Changes Our Experience of the Blogosphere
{What I’ve Learned in 1 Year of Blogging: Part 1}

Hiya friends!  Introducing Part 1 of my series: What I’ve Learned in 1 Year of {serious} Blogging.  I’m excited today to share it with you:  I was reading Ann Voskamp’s blog the other day. Ann Voskamp. The bestselling Christian author. … Continue reading

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As He Has Loved Us {on John 13:34-35}

Hiya friends!  I’m trying something new today – linking up with some new friends over at Hearts On Guard for their GROW in His Word Link-up. Not a lot of time this morning so I’m going to write this out … Continue reading

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How To Live Crazy-On-Fire When You’re Beyond Exhausted

Y’all?  Can I kinda bare my soul today? This may be more like a journal entry than a blog post. So, bear with me while I pour out my guts onto this screen. I pray God meets you somewhere in … Continue reading

Posted in Attending to His Presence, Confidence in God, Encountering God in the Messy, Encountering God in the Mundane, Freedom From Perfectionism, Goodness of the Gospel, Home and Family Management, Learning Authenticity, misc. walking with Jesus, Parenting, Stillness Manifesto, Uncategorized | 17 Comments

Be An Extension of My Heart [Five Minute Friday – Belong]

Hiya Friends, Jumping in with a quick interruption in my current series (still one part left to go!) on our beautiful in-the-process-of-being-adopted daughter’s birth week. Maia, by the way, is a month old today!  Today as every day, we are … Continue reading

Posted in Compassion, Confidence in God, Cultivating A Heart of Gratitude, Encountering God in the Messy, Five Minute Friday, Goodness of the Gospel, misc. walking with Jesus, Uncategorized | 16 Comments

My Greatest Fear. For Real. [And Why I’m Refusing To Let It Paralyze Me]

  Welp, I’ve decided. I’m gonna let you in on my greatest fear. Ready? Eesh, this feels a more than a little vulnerable. Okay. My biggest fear is my own hidden heart-motives.   Whew. Inhale.  Exhale. Okay.  Continuing: When I … Continue reading

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Zoning In On Easter [We Who Once Were Far Away Have Been Brought Near…]

Hello friends!  Happy Easter weekend to y’all! I have to admit, this year I have not been as focused on “Holy Week,” these days leading up to Easter, as I normally am.  My mind has been preoccupied with other things.   But … Continue reading

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