Category Archives: I’m Writing A Book

In Which Life Is Extra In My Face {some (more) honesty about this season}

I sink into the couch on a Sunday afternoon, Stan across the living room studying music theory, Maia snug in nap-land, and Isaac in the playroom doing “quiet playtime” and needing our attention every other minute or so. Sigh. Life … Continue reading

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Regarding Big Dreams and Heart-Priorities {What I’ve Learned in 1 Year of Blogging: Part 2}

Hola my friends!  This is Part 2 of What I’ve Discovered in 1 Year of {serious} Blogging {the series}.   If you’ve missed part of the series, you can find the rest here: Introduction to the Series (Why Am I Writing … Continue reading

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Why I’m Disappearing [And Stillness DOES Get Easier!]

I was afraid it was flaky.  I was afraid of what people would think.  I was afraid I wasn’t strong enough if I admited my need. For what? Solitude.  Quiet, still, unplugged solitude. Over the last month or so, I’ve … Continue reading

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Oh Boy. Am I Ever Jumping. [Five Minute Friday]

WELL!This has never happened.  I’m up at midnight and Five Minute Friday over at Lisa Jo’s place is up and running.I was on my way to bed… but… what’s 5 less minutes of sleep, right? Here I go.   The … Continue reading

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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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WHY I DO WHAT I DO: My World View [And — A Blog Party? Count Me In!]

Howdy friends, new and old!  So happy to have you here today.  Genuinely.  For real. So I wanted to share something with you…  It’s a little raw and still needs some tweaking… but…  … I’m taking this writing course online. … Continue reading

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Giveaway Winner, and a Blessing for Your Weekend

Alllllllllllrightyyyyy…. Drum roll please…. Comments were counted and numbered in the order in which they were received… Annnnnd…. The random number……… The winning comment…….. Congratulations to Chrysti on winning the $20 Amazon.com gift card AND the Emily Freeman book of … Continue reading

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Amazon/Emily Freeman Book GIVEAWAY ENDS Tomorrow [Thursday] Evening!!

Image Credit? Emily’s Blog! Dear friends! Don’t forget to enter the Amazon.com gift card and Emily Freeman book (of your choice) giveaway! Go to this post, read through the giveaway rules and entry possibilities (you can enter up to 5 times!!), … Continue reading

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Yay! Hooray! A GIVEAWAY!! [Amazon.com gift card and the Emily Freeman book of your choice!]

Oh my goodness! We did it!  120 likes on the Moments and Invitations Facebook Page within the first 24 hours!  Actually, within the first 22!  Just over 2 hours to spare!If you’re new-ish to this community of readers and have … Continue reading

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Why I’m Coming Out of Hiding [Sharing My Process With Y’all]

image credit Well.  Happy April Fools’ Day!  Any funny April Fools’ jokes that you’ve played (or are planning, or have been victims of!) that you wanna share?  Share away!  Make me laugh! So, in a NON-April Fool’s spirit… I’ve been … Continue reading

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