How Not to Run Ahead of God

how not to run ahead of God

Because I am a dream chaser and runner, I am constantly learning how not to run ahead of God. This revelation was given to me while I was contemplating going for a run on Saturday morning. The morning I typically go out for a 5k run. God said that size doesn’t matter. And if you [...]

It’s Time to Let Go of Bitterness

let go of bitterness

Recently, God showed me that it’s time to let go of bitterness against the church. I didn’t even know that I was harboring a bitter root until He showed me. When I wrote about my identity crisis in the church here, I wrote that I am not looking for the perfect church. “I’m really not.” I said, “I [...]

Dream Devotional NOW in Paperback {Join the Launch Team}

Dream Devotional Launch Team

I have good news: Dream Devotional is now in paperback for $6.99 on Amazon. You can now purchase either the Kindle version for $2.99 or the paperback version for $6.99 on Amazon. Get your copy here. If you would like an autographed copy, please email me with your address and $10 via Paypal, and I’ll send you one [...]

When Dreams are Approved by God

When dreams are approved by God

It’s amazing when dreams are approved by God. Because it means your dreams are not dead. They are alive. Living. This weekend I caught a cold, and instead of going to church — my husband and I listened to a sermon from Times Square Church. Pastor Conlon preached on raising the dead and bringing our [...]

Are you pursuing, life, liberty, and happiness?

life liberty happiness

After spending a few days in New York City and Philadelphia on a dream vacation with my husband, I was led to ask the question, “Are you pursuing life, liberty, and happiness?” Marc spotted the New York City Library, and once inside we were delighted that The Declaration of Independence was on display. Did you know [...]

Celebrating My Next Chapter {Literally} + Giveaway

my next chapter

I am celebrating my next chapter {literally}. Today is my 32nd birthday and I have three B-I-G news to share! First, I am officially no longer working with MacGregor Literary Agency. That means I am going it alone without my amazing agent, Amanda Luedeke. I decided it was time for me to write my next chapter {literally} [...]

My Dog Walks with a Limp

my dog walks with a limp

My dog walks with a limp. When my husband and I rescued Star, a pit bull mix,  in 2012 — we thought we knew what we were getting ourselves into. The Escondido Humane Society said Star was most likely hit by a car, and they had to remove the ball of his left hip. He literally went from the operating [...]

My Identity Crisis in the Church

identity crisis in the church

Personally, I feel like I am having an identity crisis in the church. I grew up in the church. I went to Sunday School. I lead worship on the keyboard in Junior High. I was baptized. I joined a small group in college and led many of them myself. I also led worship from the main [...]