Authentic Living

4 Things | September 18

I love sharing what I’m loving with my people. So…each week I share four things I’m excited about: books I love, TV, music, recipes, moments in life, etc. Life can be hard, so it’s important to celebrate all the little things! 1 Lauren Daigle’s New Album Goodness. This album is wrecking me. Musically, it’s masterful.…

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Good Things Are Scary; Disappointment is Comfortable

I have a very serious fear of good things happening to me. You laugh, but I’m dead serious. I have a few really big dreams that feel completely impossible and I have no idea how (or if) they’ll ever work out. And so when some of these dreams started inching forward last week, I had…

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4 Things | August 30

I love sharing what I’m loving with my people. So…each week I share four things I’m excited about: books I love, TV, music, recipes, moments in life, etc. Life can be hard, so it’s important to celebrate all the little things! 1 Andra Day on Spotify Oh my word. This girl can sing. And all…

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4 Things | August 10

I love sharing what I’m loving with my people. So…each week I share four things I’m excited about: books I love, TV, music, recipes, moments in life, etc. Life can be hard, so it’s important to celebrate all the little things! 1 TAPS We have been part of the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS)…

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4 Things | April 9

I love sharing what I’m loving with my people. So…each week I share four things I’m excited about: books I love, TV, music, recipes, moments in life, etc. Life can be hard, so it’s important to celebrate all the little things! brave together live The next BRAVEtogether LIVE is ON! I’m so excited to partner…

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Beginnings Are Complicated

I’ve never had a new beginning without a huge loss at the same time. My husband, Keith, had cancer the year we were engaged. My dad died eight hours after my son (the first grandkid) was born. My husband died one month before our daughter was born. For me, new beginnings are complicated. I’ll never…

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4 Things | February 6

I love sharing what I’m loving with my people. So…each week I share four things I’m excited about: books I love, TV, music, recipes, moments in life, etc. Life can be hard, so it’s important to celebrate all the little things! katrina makes My friend Katrina of Katrina Makes does GORGEOUS watercolor work. Her shop…

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4 Things | January 29

I love sharing what I’m loving with my people. So…each week I share four things I’m excited about: books I love, TV, music, recipes, moments in life, etc. Life can be hard, so it’s important to celebrate all the little things! Real Conversations With Friends Over the last few days, I’ve had a few really…

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Why You Never Leave Your Grieving Friend Alone

“You’ve got so much going on. I didn’t want to burden you with my hard stuff.” “I didn’t want to make you more sad. I try and only share stuff that will cheer you up.” “I wasn’t sure if I should say anything. I hate to bother you.” I’ve heard dozens of versions of those…

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Happy Bucket | December 20, 2017

As Christmas gets closer, I’ve been thinking a lot about the years when Christmas isn’t all happy. Sometimes Christmas is painful. Despite our best efforts, Christmas Day doesn’t always mend a broken heart. Is it weird that I’m including this in the Happy Bucket? It might not make me happy to think about broken hearts…

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