the beautiful cycle of grace . . .

My lovely friend April invited me to share my heart on her wonderful internet home, Healing in Heart.  I was thrilled to have the opportunity — the trouble came in where to start, and how much to share (or not share). The end result is a message that I needed to remembered. I hope that … [Read more…]

It All Matters

  I walked through grief, confusion and despair. Nothing about my situation made sense — so I knew that the Holy Spirit was up to something. But I was not excited about contemplating a career change. Everything in my plan made perfect sense. I even convinced myself that I knew what He was up to.  … [Read more…]

looking back, venturing forward

2017. So much joy, sorrow, excitement, anxiety, fear and hope. January- We started the new year at a new place of worship. Vibrant music, large, alive. February- We waited patiently for small groups to start, so we could get to know more people. Relationships were made. March – The boys and I went to Maine … [Read more…]

When Bravery Feels Like Being Lost . . .

I have been consistent for a little while now. Dedicating time each day to the craft of writing, or playing my guitar. Consistently in the Word, and praying intentionally, with focus, purpose and boldness. Just when I start to really let the dream/reality sink in, to believe that those visions of performing on the stage … [Read more…]

When BOLD means driving to the top of a mountain

There were twelve of us crowded into luxurious leather couches, leaning close to hear the wisdom, love and inspiration that oozed out of Christa Wells and Nicole Witt.  Both ladies are established songwriters and performers, and when they pair up in song, chill bumps are always included.   In November, a single facebook post got … [Read more…]

2014 – A Year in Review

2014 has been pretty wild. Let’s recap it, month by month.  (Important backstory information. I was born and raised in Maine, and started writing songs as preparing for our weekly worship gatherings for our little chuch plant, two years ago. I kept writing, filling up my notebook with songs, with nowhere to perform them — … [Read more…]