An Uncomfortable, Awkward Topic – Spiritual Abuse

This book, "The Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse," that I am reading...wow, it's eye opening! I resonate with so much of it from my own life experiences. When I started this blog just over four years ago, I thought I was writing to people hurt by legalistic systems like Bill Gothard's Institute in Basic Principles … Continue reading An Uncomfortable, Awkward Topic – Spiritual Abuse

Letting Go of Perfect (Blogging at PastorsWives.com)

Hope you enjoy my monthly contribution to PastorsWives.com. 🙂 After a crazy summer, I was looking forward to our perfect vacation. We’d rented a three room suite at a resort by Lake Superior. I was anticipating lazy beach days, exploring, and snuggly family time. Things didn’t go as planned. Our suite had plumbing problems, so … Continue reading Letting Go of Perfect (Blogging at PastorsWives.com)

Making it to Round #2 of American Idol…Sort of. (A Book Update)

On May 20th, I flew down to Asheville, NC by myself. Then I spent five days by myself at The Blue Ridge Mountain Christian Writers Conference (or BRMCWC for short). As a stay-at-home wife and mother-of-two, alone time is pretty scarce. Just being me for five days would have been amazing, but I also made it to The Second Round … Continue reading Making it to Round #2 of American Idol…Sort of. (A Book Update)