Giveaways, Guest posting

Healing is a Love Story

The thing that surprises people about my new book, Beads of Healing: Prayer, Trauma, and Spiritual Healing, is that it’s a love story. It’s the story of how God’s deep love carried me through trauma and pain, along the journey of healing, and to a place of complete peace. It’s my true story. Granted, it didn’t feel like…

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Books, Giveaways

My New Book And How We Can Bear The Wait

Nearly 2 years ago I started off in one direction, down a path that I knew beyond a smidgen of doubt, God had called me to. As clearly as if He’d cupped His hands to my ear, I heard His “Yes. This.” I didn’t hesitate in the beginning. The ground work of years earlier had all led up to…

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Giveaways, Love

A Safe Place To Wrestle

All week, I’ve watched lines being drawn in the sand, friends standing toe-to-toe on opposite sides of the arguments. I’ve watch professing Christians, with differing viewpoints, cut each other down with profanity and name calling on Facebook. With every stabbing word, my heart twists into knots. This is not the way. Beloved, if God so…

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Books, Giveaways

A Few Good Reads [And A  4 Book Giveaway]

*The following post is chock-full of affiliate links.  Fear not, this costs you nothing more. I’m grateful for your support* I miss writing in this space…I just need to tell you that. This is an intensely full season for me, as I continue to find my footing managing GraceTable, while carrying on my other responsibilities…

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(in)courage, Giveaways

Words To Live By

It hangs over my kitchen, a bold banner of truth, a proclamation of our status as friends of Christ. Sometimes, it’s a bit ironic, that the word “redeemed” hangs large above the entrance to my small kitchen. Even this insignificant space is found worthy here. In all of the various rooms we’ve hung words on the…

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Giveaways

What Every Day Needs (A Giveaway)

Golden shafts of light slip quietly underneath the shade,  a halo of hope for the dawning day. I’ve slept through the alarm for the last hour, completely missing my opportunity to spend time alone with God before the house wakes and rumbles with a steady thunder of activity for the next 10 hours. Every morning…

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Book Reviews, Books, Five Minute Friday, Giveaways

Mess

I’ve never been a perfectionist. My house, my desk, my closets, my bookshelves–they can all attest to my lack of organization and propensity for clutter, even though it makes me twitch. I often think, I will do________ when I finally get this mess cleaned up. Life is messy. It just is. Faith is messy too.…

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