“Change the Conversation” Available TODAY

TODAY IS THE DAY.

“Change the Conversation” is available for purchase today from the Kindle store.

I can hardly believe it!

Change the Conversation

Download and start reading on your Kindle device or Kindle app today!

Don’t have a Kindle device? You can get the Kindle app and read on your smartphone or other tablet. That’s what I use to read any e-books- my Kindle app on my iPad.

And I would especially appreciate like love forever be grateful if you posted an honest review upon finishing the book!

Click here for a chance to win a copy of “Change the Conversation.”

Confessions of a Journalist

“So what are you majoring in?”

I’m a journalism major.”

“Oh…”

What are you studying in school, dear?”

“Mass comm, I’m a journalism major.”

“Wow, that’s a tough place for a Christian right now.”

These two responses are basically the only responses I got when I revealed my deep dark secret:

I was a journalism major.

Continue reading

First Draft

Today I did something I’ve never done before. I finished the first draft of my first book.

Processed with VSCOcam with t1 preset
Processed with VSCOcam with t1 preset: that’s just my journal underneath my tea cup!

Since I resigned from my office job in February, I have been steadily working on a project the Lord laid on my heart: a year-long devotional for pre-teen girls.

I have vivid memories of my first devotional book and the excitement to read each day’s passage. To this day, I can remember certain topics from those books, and their takeaway points became the foundation of my understanding about God and His plan for me.

There’s a reason I focus on this age group. On a weekly basis, I interact with pre-teen girls in dance class and mentoring settings. In those environments, I’ve seen them on their best days and their worst as they transition from a kid to a teen.

Girls are bombarded with toxic messages 24/7 about their identity and what’s required to “make it” in our culture. The devotional addresses everyday topics that pre-teen girls face: choosing good friends, obeying authority, telling the truth and developing a healthy self-image, and much more!

My heart fills with tenderness at the truth I hope will be planted in their hearts. Truth that will bloom and bear fruit for years to come.

I am currently pursuing publishers to take this book from something more than a document on my laptop. Will you join me in praying that we pursue the right avenue?

Processed with VSCOcam with m5 preset
Processed with VSCOcam with m5 preset

 

Now how shall I reward myself? Boba tea? A Target trip? (Oh wait…I did that yesterday…)