It Only Takes A Spark….

A friend who just finished Last Summer at Eden mentioned she was surprised by all the romance in the book. She wrote this note across the top: "Isn't it unlikely that hooking up would happen so much at a Christian camp?" I was confused. Because, of course. Camp love stories are as common as the chigger bites and buttered corn. Right? Then I learned that my dear friend had never been to camp, … Continue...


Join Last Summer at Eden Launch Team!

Hello! I am so happy to announce that my new fiction book, Last Summer at Eden, will be out in a couple months. This book is my absolute favorite because it’s a celebration of so many of my loves: … Continue...


Dying on the Inside

No one is ever really ready for a dog. You think you are, but you can’t imagine the bolt-upright-in-bed terror you’ll feel when your new puppy enthusiastically guards against the evil snow at three … Continue...


House Hunters

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make straight your paths. Be not wise in your own eyes; fear the Lord, … Continue...

The Endorphins

The Endorphins Will Carry You

“I will give you a new heart, and a new spirit I will put within you. And I will remove the heart of stone from your flesh and give you a heart of flesh.” —God in Ezekiel 36:26 Summer was coming, … Continue...



Holy Work

When we talk about church, we usually assume we all mean the same experience, but church looks different to each of us. I don’t just mean the ways different denominations celebrate, and I don’t mean pipe organ versus electric guitar. I mean what we get out of church. You’ve probably had seasons when … [Read More...]

Real Sunshine & The Chick-Fil-A Drive-Through

{This is an essay from my new book, Love Rules. To spread love this Valentines Day, I'm giving away gift-wrapped copies to anyone who leaves a reivew at Amazon,, or goodreads. Click HERE for more information. Thank you! } For at one time you were darkness, but now you are light in the … [Read More...]

Share a Review of Amazon,, or GoodReads (& Receive a Free Gift!)

Let's Spread Some LOVE this Valentines Day! I want to send a woman you love a copy of my newest book, Love Rules. Please leave a review on Amazon,, or Goodreads to help share Jesus love with other women who need it. After you write your review of Love Rules, take a screenshot of it … [Read More...]


Fourth Love Rules Giveaway

Did you hear that? It's the Advent starting gun fired this morning. One month until Christmas! And, oh my, we all have such long lists of shopping and baking and elfing. The next month will be exciting and overwhelming. And, yet, we know the truth about what's really important during this season. … [Read More...]

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