Thank you, Billy Graham

Billy Graham passed away yesterday and so instead of a “normal” blog post of a review or devotional, I just wanted to take a moment to honor him. I want to say thank you, Billy Graham, for all the work you did to expand the kingdom of God and bring it to earth. Because of […]

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“Whole Heart” Passion Album

If you’ve been following my blog for a little while now you’ll remember that I was able to attend Passion Conference 2018, and it was phenomenal! I loved the music and the speakers from the conference, and if you weren’t able to attend, the sessions are on YouTube and you can purchase this album of […]

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Keep On Keepin’ On: A Letter to a Sister in Christ

I saw the pain in your eyes that day.  You ask me now what that looked like, but there is no one word to describe it.  Fear? Defeat? Agony? Weariness? Hopelessness? Evidence of your pain leaked only from the windows to your soul; every other entrance had been shut down and sealed off.  You were […]

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Full Circle: A Letter to My Mentor

Thank you. Those two simple words could never adequately reflect the depths of my gratitude to you.  I doubt anything ever could. I wanted to take a moment and let you know that I would not be the same person if you had not come into my life.  I wonder if I would be here […]

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What God Spoke to Me One Silent Night

*This is something God spoke to me late one night when I couldn’t sleep that I’ve shared with several people and wanted to share with you.  Because He spoke it to me, there are adjectives/pet names that are feminine, but I have put a unisex counterpart in parenthesis next to most of them because I want males […]

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Encouragement for Those Struggling with Sin

Awhile back I put together this list of songs, verses, quotes, and sermons that helped (and still help) me when I’m trying to fix my focus on God and get out of a rut of sin or slackness in my relationship with God.  I’m sharing it here so it will all be in one place […]

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Thank You, Fiction Guild!

I have been a part of the Thomas Nelson and Zondervan Fiction Guild since its birth two years ago, and my oh my how those years have flown by! I have absolutely loved getting books in the mail every month, but if that wasn’t enough, every year they send me a “Happy Anniversary of being […]

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Top 5 2018 Releases That I Can’t Wait to Read

While my To-Read list on Goodreads consists of over 20 books, this particular post refers specifically to 2018 releases by some of my favorite authors. Enjoy, and let me know if you also want to read any of these! 1.) Falling for You by Becky Wade This is the second book in the Bradford Sisters Romance […]

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My Top Ten Favorite Books of 2017

IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN! While I didn’t read nearly as many books this year (57) as I did last year (100), I still found some gems.  I read a lot more nonfiction this year and that is reflected in my list. 1.) Girls with Swords by Lisa Bevere I had actually read this […]

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