pursuing dreams

A note to the world-changer: What are you putting your hope in?

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I keep a card on my fridge with a quote from Max Lucado that reads: “If you ever wonder how in the world God could use you to change the world, look at these people. What people? The people God used to change history. People who found hope, not in their performance, but in God’s proverbially Open Arms.” […] Read more…

Even in the rain…

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“Are you okay to go if it rains?” My friend’s text pops up on my phone just before we’re supposed to go walking together. I look outside. Dark clouds hover where it was clear just minutes before. “Sure!” I text back. Even though I don’t hesitate when I answer, I have to admit, if I wasn’t […] Read more…

What to do when the path to your dream takes a turn…

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When the song “Oceans” first came out several months ago, I listened to it nonstop. It was as if I was compelled to play it, again and again. I remember one morning, driving with my windows down and the volume up, singing… You call me out upon the waters, The great unknown, Where feet may fail. And […] Read more…

I’m joining this team of amazing writers (and I couldn’t be more excited)

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You may remember Holley Gerth’s God-Sized Dream Team and how excited I was to be part of it. (If you want, you can check out the team here, read my back story and what I wrote in my application, read a letter to you about how to find your dreams, or hear some thoughts on how you can pursue your dreams every […] Read more…

A mom with a dream (who is now a magazine publisher!)

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My friend Lisa Thibodeau says she’s just a mom with a dream, but I think she’s so much more than that! She recently joined me on Part-Time Author Podcast and shared her story of how she made her dream come true and started her own magazine. Take a minute to listen to Episode 14 here https://bit.ly/15gV5AE; I know you’ll […] Read more…

A mom who writes (and why failure can be sweet)

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This dream of being a writer — it’s been around a long time, though  it has evolved over the years. And lately I’ve been thinking about the journey I’ve had. (Being part of Holley Gerth’s God-Sized Dream Team has helped me to pause and reflect. It’s funny how when you’re on the path of pursuing your dream, whether you’re just […] Read more…