If we don't have both your story and my

As I finished the book, I breathed a contented sigh. It was such a well-written memoir of an extraordinary life. As I reflected on it, I felt inspired to share […]

If we've survived, no matter how worse

Just three words, said in passing. Little did she know how I needed to hear those words right then, how I needed to hear them from a person like her, […]


“You know, if my book had been published by a large publisher, I probably wouldn’t have to go door to door to small stores telling them about my book and […]

Cake For a Friend

I have spent most of my life being the pursuer in female friendships. In junior high and high school, I was the one who always invited girlfriends over to my […]

When Hope Springs In Your Heart

“… Weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning.” (Psalm 30:5b) Have you ever been so beaten down that you lost hope for things to get […]

Jennie Allen #inRL -

Sarah Henry sat on my bed and watched me pack for a trip. She was impatient that I was leaving. I was one of her only friends because she had […]

The beauty of bleeding hearts

My guilty secret I have a confession to make: sometimes I just don’t care. I’m faced with the pain and difficulties of our world and I can’t seem to summon […]


Fill Me Up, Lord

Mar 20, 2014 by

We were a month into seeing each other and we were having the DTR (Determine the Relationship) discussion. We both had been praying and we had decided to begin pursuing […]