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…

Musical Monday: O God Forgive Us

I’m listening to this song as I start off this dreary Monday morning, cup of coffee at my desk. The Christmas lights from the night before are twinkling through the fog. It’s the type of day that feels like it’s 2 o’clock in the afternoon all day long. Perfect for napping, which my little one probably…

Living contentedly.

There are times I get so frustrated with life because it’s not the way “it was supposed to be.” I’m not sure when, but somewhere in my past, I must’ve decided that life was “supposed” to go a certain way for me. I was planning on having my own business by now. At one point…

Quotable: Corrie ten Boom

Corrie ten Boom’s story is one to be read and pondered quietly in the heart. She survived a concentration camp during WWII and went on to become a beloved speaker of encouraging words. She spoke on faith, love, even on surrender to God. In a way, I’m feel lazy about writing, but today is  a…