Left out.  Third wheel.  Excluded.  Forgotten.  Fifth wheel.  Left behind.  Odd one out. I am certain there has been a time, probably a few times, where you have felt one of these ways.  It is not a whole lot of fun being the one left out. Recently I went to an event along with two […]


Today is the National Day of Encouragement.  I am thrilled for this day!  What an incredible opportunity to draw awareness to words and actions that can build people up; a reminder to offer encouragement. My mission in life is to encourage with love, passion and enthusiasm.  PEP UP for Joy is my life song.  Passionate […]


“The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases;     his mercies never come to an end; 23 they are new every morning;     great is your faithfulness. 24 “The Lord is my portion,” says my soul,     “therefore I will hope in him.” 25 The Lord is good to those who wait for him,     to the soul who seeks him. 26 It […]

King Kong

Some days my insecurities become a giant hairy ape, pounding his chest and screeching shrill cries that vibrate through my bones.  King Kong insecurities draw my attention away from the normal activities of daily life and from all of the blessings that God has given me.  He makes me feel as if I should turn […]


You are a beautiful treasure.  You are a one of a kind masterpiece.  There is an anointing for you.  An anointing, ONLY FOR YOU. Do you know what your purpose is? Do I know what my purpose is?  Yes, definitely.  Encourage with love, passion and enthusiasm.  Well, wait, maybe.  I am not sure, I thought […]