Raw Honest Brave

God Is The Great “Recycler”

Okay, so this post is very open and raw. I have made myself vulnerable in order to reach you. I'm telling another part of my story. I believe that God wants to use all of our experiences as a way to connect with--and maybe bring hope to--another person's heart. I'm really glad that He does… Continue reading God Is The Great “Recycler”

Living With Gusto

This Is Your Mission Should You Choose To Accept It

  It’s my firm belief that our society could use a lot more attention. Not the “hey, look at me” kind of attention, but the kind that notices others. Attention to others: kindness, caring, listening, looking, touching, smiling, and sharing.   Of course, in order for this to happen we’d need to lift our faces… Continue reading This Is Your Mission Should You Choose To Accept It

Christmas Reflections

A Blue Christmas?

Several years back, my first Christmas as a single mom with my closest family members nine hours away was difficult, to say the least. By the next year, with a bit of experience, my coping skills had improved. On Christmas day, I booked a room at a hotel in a wonderful touristy town close to us. We… Continue reading A Blue Christmas?