How to Ditch Anxiety & Embrace the Adventure

  How did I get here? What is happening to me? I was flat on my back on the floor of the waiting room, worried faces staring down at me. Had I collapsed? Why couldn’t I catch my breath? Why did it feel like my skin was on fire? My worried family rushed me to…

Fanny Crosby on Faith: 7 Quotes in 7 Days

  Welcome to week 2 of the #Write31Days Challenge! I have titled my series “31 Uplifting Quote Graphics” and plan to release a beautiful image & inspirational quote every day throughout the month of October. If you missed last week’s “Martin Luther on Marriage: 7 Quotes in 7 Days“, it was chalked full of interesting…

It’s Time to Stop Apologizing for Being You!

  I have no desire to put any of my dear friends on the spot, but the women in my life apologize for the silliest stuff!    I’m sorry my house is a mess…       I’m sorry for talking so much…       I’m sorry my kids aren’t behaving…      …

Martin Luther on Marriage: 7 quotes in 7 days

  Welcome to week 1 of the #Write31Days Challenge! I am titling this series “31 Uplifting Quote Graphics” and I plan to release a beautiful image & inspirational quote every day throughout the month of October. My friend Tod White has graciously granted me access to his photography collection and permission to use his images…

31 Uplifting Quote Graphics #write31days

  Whether we are ready for it or not, October has arrived! That means it is time for the #Write31Days challenge.   31 Days is an online writing challenge where bloggers pick one topic and write a post on that topic every day in October.  As a writer, 31 Days challenges you to go deeper…

Stepping out of Isolation and into Community

  Have you ever been alone?  Surrounded by people but somehow completely isolated? Friendship has never come easily to me. I am outgoing (probably too outgoing), I like to talk (probably a little too much), and I am opinionated (to a fault). In my exuberant desire to connect with people, I tend to drive friendship…