Update: She Speaks

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Common Ground has generously agreed to cover the cost of conference registration!  Woo-hoo!  So I’m at least half-way there.  The sessions are really long each day: 8:30am-9:45pm.  I’m open to staying with someone in the near-by area, but would really prefer a close-by hotel to eliminate the need for a rental car and commuting. My […]

She Speaks

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Earlier this year, I registered for a speaking and writing conference–one of the biggest in the country.  Although it was months before the conference, it was completely full and there was already a very long waiting list–with several hundred people on it.   I put my name on the list anyway, not really expecting much.  Ten […]


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God’s been working in my heart for several years when it comes to ministering to women.  Teaching. Speaking. Writing. Building relationships.  His timing and leading have been evident in opportunities to speak and teach one-day classes, weekend retreats, and 4-6 week classes.  It is one of my greatest joys and has had a meaningful impact […]


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I picked up Roots, Shoots, Buckets & Boots: Gardening Together with Children by Sharon Lovejoy at the library. It’s great and full of good ideas–even if you don’t have kids to garden with. The major purpose of gardening with children is to cultivate wonder. Do we need kids to cultivate wonder? It certainly helps, but […]

More Than Enough

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Easter night, after a lovely celebration with both Adam’s family and mine, I was pondering the truth that with our car situation, we really are going to be okay. We can juggle what needs to be juggled with only one vehicle. On the days I needed help picking my daughter up from school, we now […]