How Siri helped me see where I had been

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

New Release: TL Book Trailer(s)

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)

Book cover reveal!!

Yesterday, I received my hard copy 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!!


Only 124 days until this book is launched into...well, I know it will be on Amazon, but I honestly have no idea where this journey leads. I'm excited for you to have it in your hands soon. Right now, I'm working on editing the entire manuscript in its designed format. If it comes to mind, … Continue reading 124

Crafted by His hands and heart

Brownie mixes, REESE’S cups, Stove Top packets, cans of green chiles, peppermint candy canes and so many other goodies were piled on tables and chairs in the hotel conference room. The abundance of these goodies that had mostly been donated by supporters and church families felt overwhelming — a good overwhelming. I couldn’t wait to … Continue reading Crafted by His hands and heart


When have you experienced a sweet "yes!" amidst a series of "no!"s? For me, this journey has felt like a forest full of no's, not-yets, not enough, not now. When you're in the thick of it all it's difficult to find the path out. Can you relate? All praise to God, the Father of our … Continue reading yes!!

hope delayed?

Today marks three years post stem-cell transplant. My parents surprised me with a beautiful bouquet of flowers that included three Gerber daisies to celebrate my cell's third birthday! This morning I worshiped with my church congregation and sang about how the Resurrected King is resurrecting me. Think about this story: When Mary arrived and saw Jesus, she fell … Continue reading hope delayed?