You are a beautiful treasure! You are a precious gift! Those are words I write so very frequently as I work to live out my mission to encourage with love, passion, and enthusiasm. Sometimes I wonder if I use them too often, but then I look around at the world we live in.  The brokenness, […]

Ugh!  Is it only Tuesday? Tuesday is normally my favorite day of the week, but my first thought this morning when my brain started to stir before my eyes even opened was, “why is it morning already!” I’m going through this season where my days feel like an up mountain marathon and my nights feel […]

This morning I am sitting on my couch looking out my picture window onto a great frozen landscape.  There is a cold stillness in the air that would quickly bite my skin if I should step out onto our deck. It is the stillness prior to sunrise.  Because I live in a house with two […]

Merry Christmas Dear Readers! I have been deeply longing to write to each of you.  To throw my words around you like a big Christmas hug from an old friend who has been missing you.  I wish I could give each of you a gift that would refresh your hearts and remind you how greatly […]

Last night I moved the time of my morning alarm back to give myself just a little bit longer to sleep.  I considered it an earned reward for what has felt like an impossibly long week. And then an hour and fifteen minutes before my alarm went off this morning, I woke up. NO!!!!! Less […]