UpGradual.

Taking off the mask.
Putting down the measuring stick.
Sharing my journey to putting God first in everything.

LESS PERFECTION. MORE AUTHENTICITY.

Following God: Like a Horse Wearing Blinders

Not following God is like being a horse without a driver. If you've ever seen a horse in full harness without a driver, you know what frenzied lack of direction and fearful thrashing about looks like. They're justifiably panicked. I've spent most of my life doing...

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How To Raise Hopeful Kids

We all want to raise hopeful kids. But have you ever sat down and considered how to teach hopefulness? What even is hopefulness? I couldn’t have explained it to save myself. The idea of teaching hopefulness had me sitting in a place I heard Karen Stubbs of Birds on a...

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Housekeeping? At this time of year?!

Housekeeping is not for the Crazy Days Between Christmas and New Years. Piles of stuff crowd the dining room table, so I've decided to sit on the couch to write. I shoved a half empty 'book' of Lifesavers, a stack of new movies and two chocolate letters aside to make...

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I write stories from my own journey to inspire you in yours. It's more than okay to be authentic and real as you grown in faith and I want you to know you're not alone.

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