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February, 2015

Move Out of Autopilot Mode: Choose Your Worth By Choosing to Rest

By On February 26, 2015

{my images are free goodies for you to enjoy & share} {psst.. I have a soul-stirring video below  to share with you today I created with my friend Henriette. We share an… Read More


Sharing My Story on TV (The Leon Show) Finding Spiritual Whitespace

By On February 25, 2015

I shared my story on TV (click on video below). On Tuesday February 24, I was interviewed on The Leon Show to talk about anxiety, panic attacks, and the beautiful journey of  finding rest —… Read More


Why Compassion Isn’t a Project But An Intimate Whisper of Love

By On February 20, 2015

“There is a crack in everything.  That’s how the light gets in.” Leonard Cohen She lives next the river. Where her mother committed suicide…by drowning. Elsa.  No, she isn’t the queen that lived… Read More


Why Love Is Not a Consolation But a Light

By On February 19, 2015

“Love is not consolation. It is light.”  Simone Weil I don’t understand. How can beauty thrive in such hopelessness? I asked myself this as I tried not to gag, as I step through… Read More


Meeting Ashley & Arita: Why One Country Road Paved With Dirt Led to a Waterfall of Joy :: Compassion Trip to Dominican Republic (Day 2) #UnscriptedCompassion

By On February 17, 2015

We are driving to the countryside today, where it’s green and luscious. Away from the sweat of the city, the polluted river and the constant honking of car horns cluttering the air.… Read More


Meeting Braudy: How One Tin-Roof Shack Turned Brokenness Into Beauty :: Compassion Trip to Dominican Republic (Day 1) #UnscriptedCompassion

By On February 16, 2015

“Compassion asks us to go where it hurts, to enter into the places of pain. Compassion means full immersion in the condition of being human.” Henri Nouwen I thought I was safe.… Read More


The First Child I Saw, Standing In His Story :: Compassion Trip to Dominican Republic (Day 0) #UnscriptedCompassion

By On February 15, 2015

(At the end of today’s blog post, I’m sharing the first video in the Dominican Republic taken just now! I forgot my tripod (boo-hoo!) but I’m making do with a “Selfie Stick” Hubby Eric… Read More


Why I had My First Panic Attack Two Days Ago :: Compassion Trip to Dominican Republic #UnscriptedCompassion

By On February 14, 2015

{please share this pin to invite others on this unscripted journey!  follow me as I blog everyday & post photos live on my Facebook Page & Instagram} I’m on the airplane now as you read. And… Read More


Maybe The Story That Breaks Us Makes Us Beloved (VIDEO) #UnscriptedCompassion

By On February 12, 2015

{feel free to enjoy/pin/share today’s word art soul goodie} (At the end of today’s blog post, I created a special video about news I’m nervous & excited to share with you! Brew a… Read More


Producing Can Kill Your Voice: Art, Anxiety & Finding Your Voice

By On February 7, 2015

You may have gotten a lot done, but you may feel like you haven’t fully lived the day. This is what happens, if you are a writer or an artist — and you haven’t… Read More


Why We Shouldn’t Move Past What Hurts Us (VIDEO)

By On February 5, 2015

{feel free to share this Words for Your Soul Goodie} As Christians, shouldn’t we move past whatever hurts us? You’ll be shocked, as I was, to hear what my friend Sally said… Read More


Why Journaling with God isn’t Just for Fun

By On February 4, 2015

Think writing is just for fun? Writing is real soul food that refreshes our hearts, health & our stories! Research shows writing heals our soul & increases happiness. even in just 15… Read More