Highlights from Realm Makers 2016

I’m a bit overdue for a recap of my visit to this particular writers’ conference. It has been such a blessing to me each year I’ve gone, and this year was no different. I’ll just jump right in: Deep Things I learned at Realm Makers 2016: Silence is special. God hears us. Crying is healthy…

Wait & Pray

Tragedy. Grief. Loss. What do you do when a loved one is┬áplunged into┬áthese things, but you can do nothing but wait and pray with with them? Your soul cries with them, and you want to be strong for them. And yet… you realize what a fixer you are, but taking this pain from them is…

When Home isn’t Home.

I leave in a few minutes to visit my family back in Colorado. I am SO looking forward to seeing the mountains, eating the *best* (argue if you like) smothered chili rellenos, seeing dear friends, and, because I love food, basically smothering everything I consume in green chili. (It’s a Colorado thing.) Want to know…

Musical Monday: Sing

  Bedtime can be a difficult affair for a kiddo. My daughter is no exception, and so I’ve recently tried to ease the transition from zipping around and playing to sleeping by rocking with her in the dark and singing to her. It doesn’t sound like an earth shattering fix, every parent is supposed to…