Purpose In The Pain

I’ve done a couple of interviews recently about my story, and a quote from my first book kept coming up in some way or another, either by the interviewer or myself. I figured there must be a reason for this – and I have been working on being more mindful of those moments that catch Read more about Purpose In The Pain[…]

I’ve Been A Poser

I have been MIA for awhile now. Well not completely. I’ve been posting online fairly regularly, but I have checked out somewhat as well. I sat last week while being down flat with the sickness when suddenly the past ten months replayed every scene before me. Until that moment I hadn’t fully realized the weight Read more about I’ve Been A Poser[…]

Time Brings Change, Change Takes Time

Rolling River God by Nichole Nordeman has been a favorite song of mine for years. You can listen to it here and quickly understand why I love it so much. But one of the lines has always stood out to me… “I know that time brings change and change takes time.” I think about this lyric Read more about Time Brings Change, Change Takes Time[…]

Confession Brings Freedom

My overarching message when I speak is wrapped around confession and forgiveness bringing freedom. When I finally came to the life-changing moment of self-forgiveness, every single thing about my life changed. @@I believe the hardest person to forgive is yourself.@@ So coming face-to-face with my life’s ugly-reel playing before my eyes was scary, yet surprisingly Read more about Confession Brings Freedom[…]

Super-Hero Courage

This last week I was a part of a conference that isn’t your typical conference. Especially for women. This conference deals with issues that aren’t talked about much. Especially in the church. We’re talking about porn addiction, sexual addictions, alcohol addiction… the things that aren’t seen with the eye, but they still exist. I got Read more about Super-Hero Courage[…]

My Very Favorite Moment

I’ve talked your ears off about the The Fabulous Conference I spoke at last week…I know. But I have one more thing to share with you; my very favorite moment. Yes…Listening to all the women share their stories with me, trusting me, wow…so amazing. Hearing how uniquely God spoke to each of them…incredible. Seeing lives Read more about My Very Favorite Moment[…]

Fearing Your Past

    That time in the summer of 2011 when Angie Smith asked me, and several other women, to be a part of Blooms Book Club, at (in) courage to talk about Angie’s 2nd book, What Women Fear. Each of us ladies were assigned a chapter to discuss with Jess and Angie, via video. I was given Chapter Read more about Fearing Your Past[…]

The Man Response

I gotta be honest – I knew when my book released it would resonate with women. I knew I would get private messages and emails from women on the verge of giving up and walking away. I knew secrets would be revealed to me. I knew anger would be unleashed because a safe place had Read more about The Man Response[…]