Never Ask People’s Permission To Do What God Tells You To Do

I thought long and hard about the last words I want to write in 2017. Sometimes, I’ve found, it’s easier to know the don’t than the do and go from there. I don’t want to give a lot of advice or talk about pages on a calendar. I don’t want to reflect on the year. 2017...

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So You Want Peace for the Holidays?

If you know anything about my family, you know we are not poster children for the word zen. “How do you have a peaceful house for the holidays?,” I’m asked by a friend, and I try to play it cool. Thoughts of my husband’s crazy loud voice, my boy's lively debates over...

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Go Back to Where You Lost Your Keys

Go Back to Where You Lost Your Keys

I talked about some things on the Jamie Ivey podcast recently I hadn’t intended. Turns out, when you feel comfortable in a space with a Jesus girlfriend, you open up old wounds. It feels like a zillion years ago, but it was actually only 6, that I wrote about some of...

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I Don’t Want to Live In a Christian Castle

I Don’t Want to Live In a Christian Castle

"We have been so busy creating castles for ourselves that we haven't stopped to notice they aren't really very beautiful." ~Lisa Whittle, I Want God   I’m about to get on my Christian Twitter and type 140 Christian words about a Christian issue Christians talk...

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Dear #Metoo Sisters…

I’ve been sitting all day, off and on reading #metoo posts on social media from women I love all across this country. (If you don’t know what it is, google it.) Close friends…ministry comrades…my very own baby sister. It pains me in a place I can’t actually locate,...

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Jesus Started All This

As I write, 65 books are on their way to Alicia to take to female inmates at a correctional facility in Kentucky. 40 more books are on their way to Austin, Texas, to be delivered by my friend, Jamie, to women in a jail, there. 12 will go to Springfield, Missouri, to...

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I Want More People to Give Their Heart to Jesus

I’ve written 6 books now, and in every book, I’ve hoped for someone to read it and get saved. To date, I’m not sure if that’s ever happened. ************************** I asked Jesus into my heart when I was a young girl, and it was for real. I loved Him deep my whole...

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