• The Rise and Fall of Social Media

    Admit it, at least those of you who use social media, you have a love-hate relationship with it all.  The whole concept is great…I mean, you can stay in touch with people far away, share pictures with family and friends,…

  • Come To A Complete Stop

    When you hear those 5 words, what do you think of? A stop sign, right? Maybe those of you teaching your teenager to drive are specifying what they should say or do to know how long is long enough to…

  • Faith Through the Flooding

    This was a difficult time for many.  The flooding brought with it destruction, devastation and heartbreak.  For some, it wasn’t about displacement but inconvenience.  For others, it wasn’t about loss but about impatience. At a time such as this, when…

  • Expectancy and Gratitude

    I’m crying.  I mean really crying.  I’m a girl and it’s not the “typical” time when you’d expect me to be emotional. What’s going on… I just realized how incredibly thankful I am.  My tears are of gratitude.  It’s been SO…

  • Is being comfortable making you UNcomfortable?

    Have you ever been at a place in your life where you didn’t know what to do next?  If you’re not a planner or someone who likes to have a schedule or at least a “to do” list, this might…

  • Where did I go?

    People wonder why I’m so happy all of the time. There’s lots of reasons actually…like the fact that I have an amazing husband, daughter, family, friends, and a church family that I love. But honestly, over the past 10 years,…

  • Be An Intentional Listener

    Too often we find ourselves frustrated and ill-tempered, in need of someone to talk to. We need someone to pay attention, to listen, and to give advice when necessary. Maybe you have that person already, yet they don’t seem to…

  • You Have Potential

    Have you ever thought about the number of lives you have the potential to affect every day? Notice I said “potential”. You see, it isn’t often that we are intentional about going out of our way for someone, that we…

  • Made for More | Intro

    Awhile back, a friend had asked if I would speak at her daughter’s Christian Sorority Retreat. Immediately I asked if she was sure she had texted the right person. I mean, I feel like I’m a good writer, but speaker?…

  • Made for More | Day 1

    **Writer’s Note**Please be sure to read Made for More, a short introduction into the two-part series written for the Sigma Phi Lamba Retreat in October 2019. IntroductionSometimes I wonder, how did I get here? To say that God has worked a lot…