“Rise and Shine” – 7 Gifts of Saying Yes


  I wrote and published a children’s book. Writing that sentence still seems like the dream it was seven years ago and not the reality it is today. However, as I held Rise and Shine and read it aloud, I realized just how many gifts this book represents. Gifts that are for myself but hopefully […]

Are Your Hopes, Dreams, and Prayers Big Enough?

prayer circles

Are your Hopes, Dreams, and Prayers Big Enough?  There’s one question we all need to ask to know the answer to this. Tweet That In spending the past few days praying circles (claiming God’s promises) around the dreams God has laid on my heart and has reconfirmed are His calling on my life (click here to read […]

Are You Flourishing?


Flourishing is not… spending time in prayer and Bible study being a good mom or dad having a great marriage accomplishing the to-do list or even living your dreams   It means “thriving in growth” according to one dictionary definition, but I like the way John Ortberg puts it in The Me I Want to […]

The Power of Words

words, positive words

If you haven’t seen this video it’s worth the watch. My husband showed this video to me, and I physically choked up and became teary-eyed. Unfortunately, I know how true this really is. It really hits home with me because I feel that I don’t do a good enough job being positive with my words. […]