Three Things About Your Story {The Kind Side}

Life is full of crazy happenings. Sometimes they redirect and repurpose your life and you can see what's going on, but sometimes you get to sit with the weird and difficult and just wonder about the rest of the plot. The way we see what happens now may not be the way we tell the … Continue reading Three Things About Your Story {The Kind Side}

Speak: How Your Story Can Change the World by Nish Weiseth {Book Review}

In Speak: How Your Story Can Change the World, Nish Weiseth explains why, when we bring real peoples' stories into a discussion, hard and fast rules of society fail to apply across the board. We can use story to show how vast our experiences are and how meaningless it is to make assumptions without knowing … Continue reading Speak: How Your Story Can Change the World by Nish Weiseth {Book Review}

What About Fear? {A Circuitous Route}

What do we miss when we're afraid of fear? What kind of things become possible when, instead of freezing along the way with fear, we learn to listen along beside it? Instead of not doing something because it scares you, think about why it scares you. Because fear happens. God never said we wouldn't be … Continue reading What About Fear? {A Circuitous Route}

Breathtaking Twists

Isaiah 43:19 Behold, I will do a new thing, Now it shall spring forth; Shall you not know it? I will even make a road in the wilderness and rivers in the desert. When I was younger I used to skip around while reading fiction. I wanted to know if whatever situation resolved, the girl … Continue reading Breathtaking Twists

Write {five minute friday}

Write. Write the way you are. Write the way you want to be. Write. Write me a letter from my soul, I'll read it. Write me about who I am and what I'm supposed to do. Write to me about me I'd like to know what's going on to. I think that's why I write. … Continue reading Write {five minute friday}

Story {Five Minute Friday}

I must read a million a day. Some twice. Some three times. Some with my lap fill of happy cuddles and some with the cuddles wiggling alongside the couch, the counter, or the chair. Wherever we happen to be. He loves stories, this little one of mine. Who could blame him? Bright colors? Fun sounds? … Continue reading Story {Five Minute Friday}

Voice {Five Minute Friday}

Voice. It's a thing that writers have. This certain way of telling a story that lets you know it's them and not someone else. It's like the King James Bible full of thee's and thou's. But. Voice. A voice. Everyone has one. The way of speaking that comes most naturally is in your own voice. … Continue reading Voice {Five Minute Friday}