My Sweet Jean: Love Lives

My Sweet Jean. Love lives. There’s sweetness in a long-lived love—a love touched from above. My Sweet Jean. God knew 22 years in advance I’d be the one to handle her last affairs, be her medical power of attorney and make sure she had a fitting funeral service. Jean never…

Life is Listening to the Yes

Life is about listening to the Yes. It’s hearing the nudges received and taking action. It’s about being responsible for those faithful messages, often received as inner little thoughts. The inner 'Yes' is often more quiet to the voice of 'No.' Taking action on your 'Yes' means you need to…

Faith Revealed

Faith Revealed in Everyday Crosses Thank you Danita Wood and Sandy Selby with Missouri Life Magazine for the expansive four page feature sharing 11 photos from my book of everyday crosses, In Plain Sight: Faith Is In The Everyday. Faith made the cover! I’m a Missouri girl—born, raised, and lived—and…

Layered in Love

Fall in love with faith! As I developed and deepened my faith, God was real and present as a relationship, showing up in unexpected ways that really took my breath away. A developed love relationship, a spiritual relationship just takes time. A daily devotion. A commitment. It’s a love that…

Seeing the Smalls

Here's my nephew Jacob on Christmas Day taking time to look at my new book that my sister gifted him & my niece. At the same time, they each opened the book gift, in a joking manner I said I'd even sign it for them. "You can even get the…

Other People Don’t Know

A close friend told me “You’re not ready for a book.” My reply: “Yes, I am.” I didn’t let this discounting, negative comment take my idea. You know why?  #1: Other people don’t know what you have. #2: It’s not been given to someone else; it’s for me to do.…

Farming Faith

This was my first everyday cross, taken at my grandparent’s farm in 2015. I loved this setting and remembered gathering eggs from the chickens with my grandmother here. At the time I didn’t even realize the crosses.  It was around 4 months later, when I became aware of seeing everyday…

And Then What?

What are you going to do once you've gotten to where you think you should be? My mind says practical things like you should make more to save. Will I have enough? Then my inner voice reminds me of my real job and that lets me be secure in how…
1 2 3 12