Pointed to Joy

Pointed to Joy

In my fifty years of life, I’ve learned that joy and pain often go hand in hand. And I think I’ve experienced more joy than many ever will because I have experienced more pain than most will. I am someone who has lost a sweet, precious daughter. I have been raped—the...
She’s Actually Reading…Sort Of

She’s Actually Reading…Sort Of

  It’s no secret that I’m not much of a reader, mostly because I have a gnat’s attention span. But lately, I have been turned onto, and loving, Audiobooks. The great thing about them is you still get to say, “I read a book,” and you look...
JOYFULICIOUS – My Favorite Things

JOYFULICIOUS – My Favorite Things

  Hi Sweet Friend! What happens when you take a driven, goal-oriented woman and keep her home for months before a book tour? I’ll tell you. She gets REALLY bored and begins to fill goal-achieving voids with Christmas decor and overthinking about the things that...
I Got To Have Cancer

I Got To Have Cancer

Every October, for Breast Cancer Awareness month, I share this photo. I suspect more for myself than for anyone else. It reminds me of how far I’ve come and how good our God is, but it also takes me back to the very moment that photo was taken. I was six months...