Living Through Infertility Summit January 30

Get Off the Emotional Rollercoaster and Break Through Limiting Beliefs to Live Through Infertility. Join us January 30 for the Living Through Infertility Summit. We all know, myself included after 3+ years of navigating infertility, that it’s more than doctor appointments. It’s also about the day to day stuff, like supporting your spouse, managing relationships, wrestling…

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Three Words to Summarize 2020

I’ve always enjoyed words; their definitions, the power they have to describe our feelings, their ability to encourage others and change lives. In 2018, I started a tradition of closing out the year by sharing three words to describe it and found it fitting to continue! You don’t need me to remind you that 2020 was…

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12 Days of Supporting Your Friend Going Through Infertility: How to Care for Them During the Holidays

It’s often difficult to know how to support someone going through infertility, especially around the holidays. You want to, but are at a loss as to how. ⁠Introducing 12 Days of Supporting Your Friend Going Through Infertility: Ways to care for them during the holidays. ⁠ What it really comes down to is this: ⁠Your…

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The Best Gift to Give Someone Navigating Infertility this Christmas

Navigating infertility during the holidays is difficult. There’s no other way to put it. It’s hard. Partly because the holidays are all about spending time with family making memories and celebrating traditions.  The longing to have your own family to make those special memories with is real and extremely present during this time of year. …

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While I Wait: A Fellowship of Christian Athletes Campaign

I recently had the opportunity to work with our local SDSU/Brookings-Area Fellowship of Christian Athletes organization as copywriter for an upcoming campaign. I’m so grateful to my friend and pastor, Bruce Johnson, for asking me to be involved and trusting me to share this message. Writing the script for this video was a humbling experience…

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E+DAY November 2020 – The Thanksgiving Message We All Need to End 2020

I know 2020 looks VERY different for many, I dare say ALL of us. Plans we had for ourselves, time spent with family, friends, trips and experiences were either changed or non-existent.  There are SO many things I wish were different right now. Heck, I’m a bit mad about it all because I had many…

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E+DAY October 2020 – Why Being Present is the Best Form of Encouragement

A recent sermon at our church mentioned one of the ways Jesus cared for others was by being present in their lives. It got me thinking how being present can be a form of encouragement to others. While being present may sound simple or even an overused buzzword, it’s one of the most important ways…

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E+DAY September 2020 – Why Encouragement Thrives in the Short Moments

What’s your approach to how you spend your time to accomplish things? All or nothing? Go big or go home? Or is it about the short moments? Lessons from the kitchen Before becoming a mom, I preferred to complete all my tasks at once. Let me explain. If I was going to work out it…

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2 Corinthians 4:10 – What the Death and Life of Jesus Show Us About Conflicting Emotions

2 Corinthians 4:10 – “We always carry around in our body the death of Jesus, so that the life of Jesus may also be revealed in our body.” I’ve often struggled with the idea of having hope and despair floating in my heart at the same time. How can these conflicting emotions both be present? Key…

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E+DAY August 2020 – Encouragement in the Whispers

Have you ever felt a subtle, quick stirring in your heart? The one that whispers a specific person’s name to you? That whisper is your invitation to spread some encouragement.  Have you ever had someone’s name come to mind? It’s like a subtle, quick stirring in your heart. You may attribute it to something you…

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