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    January 7, 2016

    Dear Kendrick Brothers and Other Christian Movie Makers: Our church watched War Room last night. We served sheet pizzas and popcorn in a sanctuary lit only with holiday lights, and cozied up on cushioned seats to hear a message that modern … Continue reading

    November 4, 2014

    I don’t like your Facebook posts. I love them. For eight years you have made me laugh and moved me to tears. You’ve broadened my thinking and inspired me to affect change in my small part of the world.  You’ve … Continue reading

    March 25, 2014

    It’s a Saturday afternoon and I’m standing before an overcrowded room of sleepy moms at nap time. Before I launch into my outline, I give them permission to fall asleep, on the condition they don’t judge me if I slump … Continue reading

    October 8, 2013

      When my super awesome web designer first showed me the proof for my new website, I thought, OMGoodness, my face is going to swallow the screen, whole. I was tempted to ask him to shrink it, but he said “It … Continue reading

    September 13, 2013

    Image credit: www.warpedeco.com Today I opened the mailbox and found my first royalty statement as a newly published author. I had no expectations for what it would reveal, so there was nothing ceremonious about the way I opened it. I … Continue reading

    April 23, 2013

    Image from www.joesorrenart.com Do you struggle with self-doubt? Does it take you by surprise when someone praises your work? And do you find yourself slipping back into uncertainty until the next encourager comes along, giving you enough assurance to propel … Continue reading

    February 20, 2012

    I love discovering talented bloggers on the internet. That is, unless they have more talent than me. It happened recently; I stumbled upon yet another brilliant and hilarious writer with enough profundities to elicit hundreds of comments from hundreds of followers. I … Continue reading

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