For When The Holidays Are Just Plain Hard

I wish I could just hop on here and offer you a beautiful Christmas craft today and be a lifestyle blogger and go on our merry way with the fabulous lives we all lead. But the fact remains . . . that just ain’t where I am right now. I’m in a season of...

Join The Bathsheba Battle Launch Team!

I would love to have you join the launch team for my latest book baby. In fact, I wouldn’t just love it – I’d be crazy honored. She makes her debut on September 17 and I am so excited for you to meet her. Hey, friends – OK, so I admit...
To Other Mothers of Boys

To Other Mothers of Boys

My sons are no longer the little boys they were even just two years ago. I’ve had to come to grips with the fact they no longer quietly grab my hand as we stroll through Target (of course, we still stroll through Target. Obvi.), or want to go to McDonald’s...
An Exciting Announcement . . .

An Exciting Announcement . . .

Greetings, friends! After two years in the wilderness, and likely more to come because that’s just how it works, I’m thankful to announce I signed a new contract with Abingdon Press on Monday (publisher of Heart Sisters and the Becoming Heart Sisters...
Is It Drama – or Healthy Communication?

Is It Drama – or Healthy Communication?

The only drama in Rosie and Sassy’s life is who is going to get the peanut butter . . . (don’t worry – they both did!) A while ago, I was in a conversation in which the speaker was talking about a friend who had checked-in with her because she felt...
How To Spot A Wolf In A Sheep Costume

How To Spot A Wolf In A Sheep Costume

If you’re following these posts from the last few weeks, you know my photos aren’t having anything to do with the subject but merely to show joy still happens in the midst of hard times. Regardless of what’s going on your lives, dogs still need to go...
Walking The Path Of Listening

Walking The Path Of Listening

These photos I’m using don’t really have much to do with what I’m writing about other than to show that even during hard seasons, there is still joy. So much joy. As long as you’re looking for it, you’ll find it. My youngest child is an...

When God Rocks Your Entire Freaking World

Why this photo with this post? Because even in the midst of unraveling, wow . . . what joy there has been. The last two years have been a complete crap-show, friends. I don’t even know where to begin. I can tell you this: I still love Jesus. I still adore my...