Encouragement

Suggestions for Avoiding Soul Fatigue

Taking a Pulse on Your Spirit Do you find yourself losing steam after a strong start in the new year? Is your spirit weary and your resolve waning? Hitting a spot of soul fatigue is not unusual. Most of us have great gusto when the calendar is wide open and the possibilities seem endless. But…… Continue reading Suggestions for Avoiding Soul Fatigue

Encouragement · Faith · Healing · moment of truth monday · wisdom

Moment of Truth Monday: Worthiness and Faith

Most of my life, I have struggled with worthiness. I have lived with a silent fear of missing out and not measuring up. From this fractured, false foundation, I attempted to earn my way into the heart of others and God.Just saying that sounds absurd, but when I look at my behaviors and decisions over…… Continue reading Moment of Truth Monday: Worthiness and Faith

Encouragement · Hope · wisdom

Confessions of a Control Freak

Do you crave control? If your answer is yes, you are not alone. Although unpopular, my guess is that many people wrestle with a need for control. If we used the word order instead of control, I suspect all the hands in the room would go up. Order seems to be instinctive—maybe it does not…… Continue reading Confessions of a Control Freak

Encouragement · Faith · wisdom

Find a Reasonable Rhythm

Whales intrigue me. Their behaviors and instincts fascinate me because they create amazing backdrops for life lessons. Whales follow a specific pattern [a rhythm, if you will] that I would like to emulate. Whales feed in the cold waters of Alaska before making a six-week journey to Hawaii to mate, rest, and give birth. It…… Continue reading Find a Reasonable Rhythm

Community · SowKind Movement

Sowkind Advent[ure] 2021

How’s the adventure in your life? Are you stuck in a rut–looking for a way to move out of a humdrum rhythm of life? Advent is filled with expectancy and anticipation. Adventure is an exciting or remarkable experience. What if this season could be full of expectancy and excitement? That is the hope of the…… Continue reading Sowkind Advent[ure] 2021

Community · SowKind Movement

Cyber Monday Deal and MORE

Cyber Monday Deal Today only! Today only! Ten for Ten TEN copies of Broken Vessels for $10. You will NOT find a better deal on the book this holiday season, so while you are shopping, will you consider adding a copy of Broken Vessels for someone who needs a little encouragement? Order your copy here.…… Continue reading Cyber Monday Deal and MORE

Community

Small Business Shopping Suggestions

Small business Saturday. It’s a thing. Did you know? It started in 2010 as a way to celebrate small businesses and encourage local shopping between Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Considering all the ups and downs of the past two years, and as a small business owner myself, I think standing with our local business…… Continue reading Small Business Shopping Suggestions

Encouragement · Kindness · SowKind Movement · Uncategorized

World Kindness Day: An Interview with Beth Walker

Today is World Kindness Day–a global awareness day celebrating compassion and kindness. Kindness is not just a trend; it is a way of life. For believers, it is also a fruit of the spirit. In a world of so much pain and loneliness, why wouldn’t we choose kindness? From a sincere belief that when we…… Continue reading World Kindness Day: An Interview with Beth Walker

Encouragement · Healing · wisdom

Lint Screen Lesson and Choosing Healing

I reached in attempting to remove the bundle of lint gathered in the tight crevice below the lint screen holder. Although this wasn’t on my agenda, I just couldn’t turn a blind eye and walk away. The dryer’s lint screen was designed to be cleaned between loads of laundry, but even if you follow that…… Continue reading Lint Screen Lesson and Choosing Healing

Christian Living · Faith · Healing · Hope

Broken Vessels Book Launch

It’s almost time! Eleven days. Eleven days. ELEVEN DAYS. Do you love a good old-fashioned countdown? I vacillate between loving it and feeling like the days are dragging on. In the case of releasing Broken Vessels into the world, it feels like the days are flying by, and I am not entirely sure I am…… Continue reading Broken Vessels Book Launch