Anxiety, grace, loving God with your mind, rest

Turn me off…

Life is unbelievably noisy. We live in a constant state of anxiety and go. This morning, as my brain and heart raced on the road to nowhere, I declared "I've had it." Done. Ever feel that way? As a mom, wife, business owner, and responsible human being I cannot just declare "done," but it signals… Continue reading Turn me off…

authenticity, encouraging women, grace, thankfulness, the reason for coming alive

I see you…

I see you finding your way in the world. I see you weaving through thoughts, doubts, experiences to find your voice. I see you bounding through a park with energy, spunk, empathy, and imagination. I see a freedom of owning who you are with no regard for what others think. I see you unaware of… Continue reading I see you…

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Glossy or Matte?

We live in a world with images of the woman next door, her home, her kingdom, her power. Branding, lighting, taglines, followings, messages...tools to promote that can also enslave. We have filters at our fingertips. Truthfully, people can present themselves any way they want in our digital age. In fact, the pursuit of promotion in… Continue reading Glossy or Matte?

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Your personal state of the union

Nope--not gonna get political, however, I am going to get personal. There are an amazing amount of moving parts in our lives. Mixed with an inordinate amount of information coming our way, and the more we know, the more we can be paralyzed in the execution. We can feel like we "should" be doing more… Continue reading Your personal state of the union

authenticity, comparison, discernment, grace

Do I have food in my teeth?

I have big teeth, and I cannot lie. This is a fact. They attract green leafy food. I could try to defend against it by not showing my teeth--painfully keeping my mouth closed while at dinner with friends or in the company of strangers. There's a problem, though. My mouth was made to smile, to… Continue reading Do I have food in my teeth?