A Father Who Holds Me

The thunder roared outside and frightened my little frame. I looked up to read my dad's expression. I think he was enjoying the lightning show that God was putting on display. I leaned back into him, comforted by his encompassing and compassionate hold on me, and...

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But Do You Trust Me?

But Do You Trust Me?

Life can be scary — there’s no doubting that. How do we handle things that frighten us? Do we actually trust God? In the last six months, I feel like the Lord has placed me in circumstances that have nudged me to embrace uncomfortable situations. My initial reaction...

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How Could I Forget You?

I wrote this poem because I needed to remind myself of who God is and what my purpose is today, this week and the for rest of my life. I feel like I’ve been in an extended waiting period. I’ve done all that I know to do and now I need to wait. It’s tempting to try and...

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2021

I was looking around my room for my journal so I could head out the door for church. I picked up a journal I hadn’t used in a while and thought, “I should give this away if there are enough blank pages.” So I skimmed through it and found a journal entry I wrote on...

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What Are We Preparing For?

A few weeks ago, I was struggling with where I am as far as my career goes. I should have had two books out by now, but things have not gone as planned due to changes in one publishing house, and Covid delays in the other. My freelance writing also slowed down a bit....

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Featured Author

A huge thank you to Kristen Hogrefe Parnell for featuring me as one of her featured authors. Also, if you have not noticed, I have a new tab on my website! You can now pre-order my book! The release date is August 12th! I can hardly believe it! Thank you all for...

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Morning Reminders

You don’t wait for any man to raise the sun. It rises it when you say. You don’t count on men to place the moon at night. It comes out when you say. You don’t need a man to oversee the oceans tides. They go out and in when you say. You don’t need men to dictate the...

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Why A Grave?

I’ve been thinking a lot about this… Of all the ways for God the Father to prove His Lordship, why did He choose to lose His son to the grave?  He could have done it a million other ways, yet He chose the most painful, the most devastating, the most...

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Deconstruction Vs. Suffering

Whenever there is a topic I can’t quite seem to get out of my head, I know it needs to be addressed in writing rather than in my own head. Several months ago, my friend suggested I listen to a podcast about Christians who “deconstruct.” I did, but to get more context,...

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In Uncharted Territory What Should We Do?

In the LORD's hand the king's heart is a stream of water that he channels toward all who please him. Proverbs 21:1 He changes times and seasons; he deposes kings and raises up others. He gives wisdom to the wise and knowledge to the discerning. Daniel 2:21 Do not be...

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