2019 has been my favorite year yet. And I don't say that lightly. I feel as if I've grown in almost every area of life, though the year certainly wasn't without its failures and foibles. But God's grace is sufficient, and I am so excited to see what the New Year brings. Namely, our … [Read more...] about 2019 in Review
This is really happening! That was my first thought the night I received a very happy email in my very full inbox from my publisher. My publisher had just finalized the cover of my next book, and I am giddy-excited-elated. It's so different from my other book covers, the colors are beautiful … [Read more...] about Cover Reveal for Follow the Dawn
Eight months ago we started something that will change our lives. It was during high school that I first felt like adoption was something I wanted to pursue someday, so I started praying that God would lay that desire on my future husband’s heart, too. (This was one of many prayers I journaled … [Read more...] about We’re Adopting!
This post may contain affiliate links. Read my full disclosure policy here. When I told some friends recently that I've already read 30 books so far in 2019, they were shocked. My secret? I started reading differently in 2019. First, I whittled down my To-Read shelf on Goodreads. I … [Read more...] about My Favorite Books of Spring 2019
I tried the Todoist app several years ago and immediately disliked it so much that I deleted it within days. Oh, how the tables have turned. I now open and use Todoist all day, every day and have for 3+ years. It's my brain's external hard drive! (And I don't even pay for it.) What changed? How … [Read more...] about The One App I Could Not Live Without
I've seen it time and time again, in manuscripts I'm editing and even books I'm reading. Such a small word, such a pesky problem! The word "only" conveys a powerful sentiment. "Only" can mean the difference between "one more cookie" and "only one more cookie." "Only" can even change "the … [Read more...] about Are You Using “Only” Wrong?