I’m one of those people who loves the start of a new year. Not because of the fireworks or holidays or any of that but because of the idea of a fresh start. Forget what’s happened, leave behind the regrets, leave behind the pain and those things that have held me back and start anew.… Continue reading Happy New Year?
It’s amazing the things you see around Christmastime. Yoda fighting Santa on someone’s front lawn (okay, I didn’t see that in real life but I did see a photo on Facebook), people walking around with reindeer antlers, cars with reindeer antlers, gifts fitting more in the Weird and Wacky category than useful or hoped for… Continue reading To Those Who Weep at Christmas
I know, I know, it’s only December and there are still plenty of days left to read in 2019 but I thought I’d get in early with my absolute favorite, five-star books of the year… (By the way, I'd put all my reviews here for them but the post might go on forever (did I… Continue reading Top 20 Favorite Books of 2019
Welcome to the Christian Fiction Scavenger Hunt! If you’ve just discovered the hunt, be sure to start at Stop #1, and collect the clues through all the stops, in order, so you can enter to win one of our top 5 grand prizes! The hunt BEGINS on 11/7 at noon MST with Stop #1 at… Continue reading Christian Fiction Scavenger Hunt Stop #17
I didn’t even know his name. Not until the day he died. He was a coach at my kids’ swim school. Not their coach, but always at the pool at the same times. I’d talked to him a couple of times (or rather, him to me) as he walked up and down the pool and… Continue reading The Day I Found Twenty Seconds of Courage and Went Back
I’m a good baker. Cook, not so much (I mean, do people really have to eat a different meal every single night????? Come on. Couldn’t we skip dinners altogether? Have cereal for dinner? Every night?). But a good baker. At least, most of the time. Amidst the cakes I’m incredibly proud of are a few… Continue reading Love Like my Aunt who ate a Vinegar Cake
Back when I was eighteen, I went on a mission trip to Brazil with Teen Missions International Australia. It was one of the most incredible experiences of my life. (And, side note, if you’re a teenager or have teens interested in missions, I would very highly recommend going on a TMI team.)We had a few… Continue reading Sometimes you have to Go Back to the Beginning to See How Far You’ve Come