As 2020 arrived, I stood at the beginning, wondering how I would carry the load and make it through the intense semester. I would say there was even a bit of dread. This would, by far, be my toughest semester of graduate/seminary studies, finishing up my second year in the Institute of Spiritual Formation program … Continue reading Finding rest in the wrestling
Hello friends! I have been in Europe since July 18 and it has been a glorious adventure. I look forward to sharing more stories about my time in Vienna connecting with dear friends and dreaming about the future with new friends. Today, I arrived in Germany and our conference begins on Monday. If you click … Continue reading would you join me for prayer?
Today my Tandem Living book is two years old and my new cells are six! Can you believe it?! I hardly can!! This year the celebration involved time with my family that included yummy food and a trip to the movies to enjoy Aladdin. I also received a "re-birthday" greeting from my donor, which made … Continue reading Why we’re better together
Everything is in piles all over my room, in our living room, and even in our garage. How do you pack up life and try to fit it in a Toyota Corolla? I'm not sure. But I'm going to try. Five years ago I was headed back to the transplant hospital because I was very … Continue reading Will my life fit in a Toyota Corolla?
Dear Krishana, For you, it's Day 0. Well, I guess it's more like Day 00 because you thought your new cells would arrive yesterday, but God had other plans. [Just remember that where there are double 0's in your life there is usually a 7 on the end of that! *smile*] While there is a … Continue reading A letter to my former self (5 years later)
Years ago when I interned with Christianity Today International’s Campus Life magazine, I had a weekly column sharing a bit of my faith journey with Jesus. Through that weekly writing ritual, I found that either God gave me more material or I was simply more aware of what to write about. This hasn't changed. Did … Continue reading Drop the plates: The art of giving up
We’ve all felt it. You step into a room, look around and think, Where do I fit in this scenario? Well, this is where I stand, except I’m not in a physical room. I’m logging on to an online Master’s program in Bible Exposition. Yes, 17 years after I finished my undergraduate degree, I’m heading … Continue reading How to more than survive a crash course in theology
God gave me an opportunity this week to step out from being stuck. I had a beautiful friend and fellow writer, Heather Bock, ask me to be a guest writer on her blog, Glimpses of Jesus. Y'all I knew right away I needed to take this opportunity, but it wasn't easy. My book, Tandem Living, … Continue reading How Siri helped me see where I had been
Here is a way to share the Tandem Living release date and book cover with your friends. These videos give a glimpse of my story and hopefully creates curiosity. One is almost three minutes, the shorter around a minute in length. Enjoy! Full version Tandem Living Book Trailer (Full-Version) Short version Tandem Living Book Trailer (Short version)
Yesterday, I received my hard copy proof...an actual book. It's amazing to hold something that has been years in the making. Thanks to Sally Dunn and Lynn Wohland for their brilliant creativity in making this such a beautiful book. I can't wait to get it into your hands...only a few more steps. We're almost there!!