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Defined by God

Have you ever been in a room of people who just get you? Well, that was the sentiment of the women attending the first ever Defined By God conference designed specifically for pastors wives.  Being a new pastors wife, I was especially blessed to be among seasoned sisters and new […]


California Road Trip

My family is back home after a wonderful road trip up the California coast.  My husband’s daring parents joined us.  We started in San Diego and drove to a wonderful little vacation rental in the mountains in Big Sur.  From the main road, we had to drive about 30 minutes […]


Highlights from Faithlife Women Conference

Faithlife Women Conference in Dallas this past weekend was an excellent time to refresh, pause, and thank God for so many blessings.  Here were a few highlights, not in any particular order: Blessing #1:  A hotel room all by myself (no sibling rivalry or “mommy mommy mommies”) Blessing #2:  Amazing […]


Speaking at Faithlife Women Conference

I am so happy to be a part of the Faithlife Women Conference starting today in Dallas.  I will be presenting a workshop about health today and tomorrow.  Speakers include Angela Thomas, Elyse Fitzpatrick, Liz Curtis Higgs, Carol Kent, Dr. Lois Evans, Gwen Smith, Hayley DiMarco, Kasey Van Norman, Kendra Smiley […]


Welcome to My New Website!

I wish I could jump out of the computer screen right now and give you a hug! I am so glad you are here.  You know what it’s like before you have company over.  You clean.  Throw things in closets.  Make some food. Well in anticipation of your arrival, my […]


A Funny Thing Happened on the Way Home from the Airport

Fresh off my high of a fun interview on FamilyLife Today, I sat in seat 17D, awaiting takeoff.  I opened my bo by Og Mandino, A Better Way to Live.  Here’s what I read: Be forever on guard against the terrible traps of false pride and conceit that can halt […]


Lost Glasses & Lessons at the DFW Airport

I’m on my way to Little Rock AR to tape interviews with FamilyLife tomorrow.   I sat next to a woman who was terrified of flying and I was able to talk with her and hopefully make her flight pleasant.  All was going very smoothly.  Then it was time to change […]