With Open Arms

My book, Attainable Perfection,  is so close to being ready for publication. As we are putting the finishing touches on the editing and formatting process, I feel compelled to share something from one of the final chapters. I know there are so many of us who have found ourselves at a place where we have all … More With Open Arms

Jesus & Wine . . . The Chapter That Wrote Itself

It’s been a while since I’ve talked about the newest writing project. If you haven’t read the introduction, I recommend you do that before you read this one, or you’ll miss out on my goal with this book. READ IT HERE. I haven’t decided which chapter this will fall under, but it will absolutely make … More Jesus & Wine . . . The Chapter That Wrote Itself

The Real ME

It’s incredibly disappointing, depressing, stressful, and discouraging when we feel like no one else sees “the real us.” -Pastor Jeff Little, Who Am I? I have read and re-read this sentence more times than I should have. With each read I’m taken back to a dark time in my life. I remember feeling everything named … More The Real ME

The Thing No One Wants to Talk About After Remarrying

As Matt and I have been connecting with more and more couples who are blending families, we’ve noticed an obstacle that no one wants to talk about but almost everyone has faced. If you are remarried, you may have found yourself thinking about the good times in your past marriage or relationship – especially if … More The Thing No One Wants to Talk About After Remarrying

Don’t Look Back

Lately, not only have I been faced with some “what if” thoughts, but I’ve had many people confide in me that they have their own “what if” thoughts wondering if they’ve made wrong lifelong decisions in work or marriage or school or having that last child. When you ask “what if,” then you are likely … More Don’t Look Back