You know what’s difficult? Trying to figure out how to write an article that’s meant to encourage others after something really sad has happened. My cousin died on Tuesday, at just 41 years of age – he’s the older brother of my other cousin who died 6 years ago. They left behind both of their … Read More about 11 Simple Ways to Reach out to Someone Who’s Hurting
I’m in the midst of Vacation Bible School this week, and I’m gonna tell you a little about how disastrous the first night was because, trust me, it will make you feel so much better about yourself. To understand what I’m about to tell you, you may need to know that at the church I … Read More about This was so embarrassing! (And How to Love Your Imperfect Self.)
If you’ve followed my writing for awhile, you may have noticed that I’ve spent nearly 16 years chasing sunsets in the hills of northeastern Kentucky. I seek them out, climb trees for hopes of a better view, write about wishing I could see them, and share devotionals when I do catch a good sunset on … Read More about When that Thing You’re Looking for is Right in Front of Your Face
If you follow me on Instagram, you may have seen today’s devotional about when Jesus recommended leaving the 99 safe sheep to go after the 1 who had wandered into unsafe territory: 12 “What do you think? If any man has a hundred sheep, and one of them has gone astray, does he not leave the … Read More about I thought leaving the 99 to go after the 1 was crazy – until I was the 1.
In the past 5 days, I’ve been to a family reunion, watched my cousin and her husband perform in a play, have spent time with all of my nieces and nephews on both sides of the family (including my newest nephew Connor!), and worked on a home improvement project – all on top of all … Read More about Does your life ever feel frustrating? If so, here’s what I want you to know.