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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Jesus Isn’t Pressuring You

I’m supposed to be promoting a book right now, and turns out, I’m as bad as I thought at doing what people tell me to do. Because all I want to talk to you about is something off script. **************** My dentist tells me last week he thinks I’m clenching my teeth,...

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If You’re Crazy Discouraged in Your Prayer Life

The best books I’ve ever read were not written from experts with cardboard words, telling me to try it their way… (Though some of those have sold millions.) …but the ones written by heart bearers with scarred knees, coming from the place of me,...

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A 5 Word Prayer For Parents As The Kids Go Back to School

There they go again, or for the first time, or for the last. Maybe it gets easier but I’m 15 years in since my first son went to pre-school, and I still find it awkward that they go off and leave me here to my silence. Don’t get me wrong…it’s nice. I can work, again,...

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The 3 Best Parenting Things I Know

The awesome thing about parenting is that when you keep at it, you eventually get somewhere. I know this getting somewhere sounds far off for some and like a cruel joke for others who may feel right now like you are spinning your wheels – I’ve been in both places and...

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