A Letter to My Preteen Self

A Letter to My Preteen Self

This post is part of the  “Finding Spiritual Whitespace Blog Tour” which I am a part of, along with a group of soulful, journeying kindreds. To learn more and join us, CLICK HERE!   Today, we are writing letters to our younger selves. Dear Mandy, It's okay to fail. It's okay to be unsure. It's okay to ask questions and … [Read more...]

What Breaks your Heart? {And the Opportunity to Love on Orphans}

What Breaks your Heart? {And the Opportunity to Love on Orphans}

Today's post is a response to Bonnie Gray's writing prompt: broken. *** There was a time when I thought being broken meant I was weak. Broken equaled not being enough. It meant I was unacceptable. A failure. Damaged. These lies dominated my life during a time when I believed my performance determined my worth, especially in God's … [Read more...]

WWJS {About You}?

WWJS {About You}?

*On Thursdays at Faith Barista, Bonnie Gray serves up a writing prompt and invites bloggers to join her in writing on a specific topic. Today’s prompt is: JESUS.* *This post is also a continuation of my blogging through my God-sized dream. For previous posts in the dream series, please click here.* On Tuesday, I came clean about what I was … [Read more...]

The Love I Wish For You

The Love I Wish For You

On this nationally recognized day of love, my wish for you is more than hearts and chocolate (and, oh, how I heart my chocolate). Today, I pray that you experience the unfathomable and unconditional love of your Father in a new, deep and personal way. I pray that it wraps you warm and secure and penetrates to the furthest reaches of your … [Read more...]