Then and Now

Back then I thought that in order to be a “good” Christian, I needed to remove myself from anything that looked evil, smelled evil, acted evil, appeared to be evil.  No one pounded that thought into my head. Instead, my need to be perfect, my need to be...

my scars

Scars on the outside When I was around 2-3 years old I was involved in a car accident that left a cut on my cheek. Well, it wasn’t a cut, it was a gaping wound that I could literally stick my tongue through.  Ewww.  The doctor gave me over 100 stitches...

i can’t wait to tell you my story

I’m sure you have heard it said, “We all have a story to tell.” I believe that’s true. Your story is uniquely your’s. No other story exists like it.  Sure, there may be similarities; maybe you walked the same path as someone else and you...

three years in | three things i’ve learned

Tomorrow we begin our 4th year here in Waynesville, NC. Three years ago today we moved from Summerville, SC, leaving behind family, friends, our church community, jobs and everything we’ve known for a lifetime, all because God asked us to. Three full years have...

goodbye 2017 . . . hello 2018

Many of you have already posted or tweeted or social media’d (you’re welcome for THAT new word) your OneWord focus or even your list of goals for 2018.  I’m late to the game. Partially because I’ve been revamping my website and partially...

Book Review | The Sacred Slow

My Review It is no secret that I am big Alicia Britt Chole fan. I have been impacted by Alicia’s writing from the moment I read her book Anonymous. She is an excellent wordsmith and has the gift to cut through all of the fluff straight to the heart of the matter...