Last summer I got my hands on an advance copy of Jen Hatmaker’s newest book “For the Love” and let me just say right out of the gate that I LOVED it. I laughed, I cried, I shouted AMEN in hearty agreement. This is a book that women will enjoy most, but I know men … Continue reading For The Love | My Review of Jen Hatmaker’s New Book
November is the 7 year anniversary of my starting this blog. I've talked about it on here before, I was at the After Eve Women's Conference at my church where I heard Jen Hatmaker and Shauna Niequist speak for the first time. The biggest take-away from that experience was this: "If you have a dream, if … Continue reading What Should I Write?
I just love this quote from C.S. Lewis's "The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe". It's probably one of my most favorite literature quotes of all time. There is something so powerful and exciting and hard to really wrap my arms around entirely within the context and the feel of a very short sentence that, … Continue reading Aslan is on the move
Last week I blogged about how I am contemplating and reconsidering journaling, why I journal and if I will continue to journal. I got some great comments and had some even greater conversations with friends about the subject and I have decided what to do. I am going to start journaling from the perspective of … Continue reading A New Way to Journal
When I was little I got my first diary. It was white with different colored hearts all over it and there was a lock on it, like a real metal lock which functioned more like a buckle because there wasn't a key for it, just a buckle type latch. I can't remember how old I … Continue reading Dear Diary…
I have finally come to grips with a reality I have long fought to admit: I can only keep up with one blog! If I didn't have a full-time job I might be able to better manage my multi-tasking blogging capabilities but I confess that for now this blog will have to be it. It … Continue reading A Splash of Brightness at My Living Canvas
So, I have started a new blog-venture. I am calling it The Daily Bright Side blog and I am going to be talking about all things beautiful, lovely, tasty, savory, joyful, inspiring, and BRIGHT. I know this sounds like it could go cheesy in 0-60 but I promise it wont. I see things all the … Continue reading I’m Mrs. Brightside