Do Not Grieve!

Do Not Grieve

Are you depressed? Are you facing transition? Do not grieve, for the joy of the Lord is your strength (Nehemiah 8:10). I woke up in the middle of the night a couple nights ago with the words from Nehemiah on my lips. I couldn’t sleep because my husband had just gotten a job offer from [...]

Don’t Shrink Back from Shame

Don't Shrink Back from Shame

Today, don’t shrink back from shame! It is very important that you keep moving forward. Why? Because Jesus said, “No one who puts a hand to the plow and looks back is fit for service in the kingdom of God” (Luke 9:62). You were created a special purpose. Maybe you feel lost or can’t seem [...]

Announcing #QLC2014: Dating & Dreams


Join us on September 13th for #QLC2014, an online and free conference with a dynamic speaker line up on dating & dreams! To register for this free & online conference, please go to Speakers Include: Ashleigh Slater, Author of Team Us: Marriage Together and Editor of Bethany Jett, Author of The Cinderella Rule & ChristianMingle vlogger Debra Fileta, [...]

Help Renee Become Life Coach Certified

Certified Life Coach

It’s been one year since I launched! I am so excited to continue growing in all God has for me to write and encourage others. My next goal is to become life coach certified, and help me take my dream coaching to the next level! You can watch the video here or above.  Why [...]

Why Dreaming Together is Important!

dreaming together

Dreaming together is important because we are designed, commanded, and encouraged into a loving relationship with God and each other. I’ll never forget the day I was sitting at the front desk as the office receptionist when a woman walked in for an interview. She thought I was pregnant–say what??–and asked me when I was due. [...]

What is Your BIG DREAM?

What is your big dream

What is your BIG DREAM? That is the question I asked at my Dream Devotional Book Launch this past weekend. For some of my friends, that question was easy and for others — it was very difficult. Either way, that canvas is now hanging in my office — and I can’t wait to see how [...]

Dream Devotional on Sale plus Launch Party pics!

Dream Devotional

Dream Devotional eBook is on sale for $.99 cents on Amazon through August 13th. Get your copy at In what sick and twisted world do we throw someone a shower for suffering? That’s exactly what I did this weekend at my house to launch my fifth book, Dream Devotional. The only showers we typically go [...]

Does God care about my Forgotten Dreams?

Forgotten Dreams

Today, I have the pleasure of guest posting on my friend Wendy’s blog, on the topic of forgotten dreams. I share in my new book, Dream Devotional, that “I can honestly say the times I’ve grown the most and have been the happiest were when I suffered the most. When I struggled to find my [...]