Top Five Lessons I Learned in 2018 (Heaven in My Heart Part 2)

I can honestly say that 2018 has been the best year of my life. After a lifetime of emotional upheaval, in the spring of 2016, I made the life-changing decision to monitor every thought that crossed my mind. 2016 was a year of spiritual awakening for me, in which everything my faith taught me merged with the message of the hundreds of near-death-experiences that I … Continue reading Top Five Lessons I Learned in 2018 (Heaven in My Heart Part 2)

Thirty-Two Things I’ve Learned in Thirty-Two Years

Hello Friends! A month ago, I turned 32. To say that my life has been an adventure would be an understatement, but these past few years have taught me so much so fast that I feel sometimes I can barely keep up. This post is my attempt to put into words some of the things I have learned, and am still learning, so that I … Continue reading Thirty-Two Things I’ve Learned in Thirty-Two Years

For My Mom: Make The World Wonder

My mom is a rare woman. She is humble, honest, passionate, idealistic, and self-sacrificing. She goes against the grain in almost every way possible and sees things through her own unique and fantastic lens. Like a cherry tree, elegant and extravagant, thriving in the desert, taking no heed to her surroundings and fully focused on the act of blooming, she gives the world something to … Continue reading For My Mom: Make The World Wonder

“With Montana, It Is Love”

I grew up in the forests of Michigan. Trees as far as the eye can see. A carpet of bright green growing things. Vegetation finding life in every crack in the concrete. Ridiculous humidity. Lakes and bonfires and crickets and cardinals and fireflies. Overcrowded beaches. Tourist towns on the Great Lakes. Cabins Up North. Mighty oaks. Acorns, squirrels, Canada geese, loons, and wolves. Vivid fiery … Continue reading “With Montana, It Is Love”

What Did God Do About Sin?

Welcome! This is part six in my eight week children’s devotional series Understanding Who You Are. Feel free to comment your thoughts below and share if you know someone who could use this! Here are the eight weeks: What Are You Made Of? How Did God Make You? Who Are You? Why Did God Make You? Why Do We Do Wrong Things? Is Sin Part Of … Continue reading What Did God Do About Sin?

Why Do We Do Wrong Things?

Welcome! This is part five in my eight week children’s devotional series Understanding Who You Are. Feel free to comment your thoughts below and share if you know someone who could use this! Here are the eight weeks: What Are You Made Of? How Did God Make You? Who Are You? Why Did God Make You? Why Do We Do Wrong Things? Is Sin Part Of … Continue reading Why Do We Do Wrong Things?