The spiritual gift of encouragement is no lesser just because it is hidden.

Feeling Invisible? Let Encouragement In

By On July 23, 2015

One time, when I was little, I played a game. Grandparents, aunts and uncles were all visiting that weekend. The house was packed. I don’t know why I came up with the… Read More

The beauty of the faith journey isn't measured by how far you’ve walked on the journey of life; it lies in Who you’ve been walking with.

Why Your Best Days Are Ahead of You

By On July 16, 2015

When we’re tempted to look back and think our best days are behind us, God knows better. Every once in a while, I like to clean out my closets and drawers. Like… Read More

Our something better isn't a plan. Our something better is a Person.

Face What You Fear To Live A Significant Life

By On July 9, 2015

What does it mean to have faith?  God values faith in ways we least expect. I never used to be afraid. I was all faith. Or so I thought. I had enough… Read More


5 Whispers to Set Your Heart Free from Perfectionism

By On July 6, 2015

“Faith is a verb described as a noun.” ~ William Backus I was sitting there on my bed, tethered to the wall — unable to freely move around the house — by an… Read More

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Why I Wish I Was a Solider: A Stars and Stripes July 4th Challenge: Be God’s Light

By On July 3, 2015

I cried reading the news. I read about the Charleston Shooting at the AME church, killing nine people in a prayer meeting — one of which is a pastor — and a tenth… Read More


How Ordinary You Holds Extraordinary Value

By On July 2, 2015

Faith isn’t faith until Jesus is all you’re holding onto. I didn’t think I had much left. I was past my prime. I’m not talking about my age. I’m speaking in Marlon… Read More

The truth is, everyone longs to be beloved.

How Rest Remade My Heart as a Mom and the Hearts of My Children (A Special Podcast with Kat Lee Inspired to Action)

By On June 25, 2015

Rest. It’s not something moms often give themselves permission to enjoy. But, making room for rest and prioritizing nurturing my heart hasn’t just changed my relationship with God.  It’s completely remade me… Read More

Finding Spiritual Whitespace by Bonnie Gray

Healing When You Carry Your Father’s Wounds

By On June 21, 2015

Some of us grow up — or end up — soaking up the wounds of those we love.   We may have found the inner strength in those moments to carry ourselves through. … Read More

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Little Ways to Be Present First Thing In the Morning (The Better Life by Claire Diaz-Ortiz)

By On June 19, 2015

Mornings are sometimes  difficult for me. Little things can surround my thoughts before my feet swing out of bed.  To do lists, emails to write/return, questions, and a random spattering of ideas I… Read More


5 Ways to Remember Father’s Day Even If You Don’t Have Dad

By On June 18, 2015

{my images are free goodies for you to enjoy & share.} Is Father’s Day worth remembering when you don’t have a daddy? Since my daddy left when I was five, I’ve never… Read More


4 Ways To Let Grace In Instead of Guilt

By On June 11, 2015

“real freedom is freedom from the opinion of others. above all, freedom from your own opinions about yourself.”  brennan manning Every day I wrote Finding Spiritual Whitespace, the critical voice in me would… Read More


3 Things You Taught Me I Couldn’t Learn On My Own (A Special Birthday Giveaway)

By On June 4, 2015

It’s the 1st Birthday for Finding Spiritual Whitespace Book Release! To celebrate, I’m giving away *ALL three* of my favorite things: soul beautiful gifts from DaySpring’s new Friendship on Purpose Collection. Be sure to read… Read More

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