To All the First Time College Students, May you find the tanks in your life being fueled for the fresh beginnings that you are about to embark upon. These are just a few words of encouragement from my heart to yours as you travel along your journey. You are greatly loved!  Loved by parents, siblings, […]

My name is Julie Williams.  Julie is a pretty common name.  So is Williams.  It is even a fairly common combination.  I have literally introduced myself to someone at a conference, a perfect stranger, only to discover that we have the same name, first and last. Did you know there is a website called howmanyofme.com?  […]

Seven years ago today my daughter Zoey, who was 5 years old at the time, was baptized.  It was an incredible celebration as she outwardly displayed what was going on inside of her, with an awe inspiring maturity of faith.         While it would be easy to assume that at the tender […]

Have you ever experienced a time when you felt parched? Maybe you were thirsty and feeling dry, as if your tongue was stuck to the roof of your mouth.  You longed for a drink, for even a mere glass of water to run down your throat cooling the scratchy ache with refreshment. Perhaps you have […]

On Monday, June 4th, I sent this message to a dear friend of mine, “It’s much easier to say God loves our kids & has great plans for them when you hold them as little ones.  It is much harder to take your hands off and let them go walk in their journey.” On the […]