Hello, Beauty Full

Most of us don’t think we’re beautiful. In fact, a recent poll revealed that 96% of women globally would never use the word beautiful to describe themselves. Even women who know they are made in the image of God. Women like you and me. Beautiful? No…instead we feel not enough. Not pretty enough. Not smart […]


5 Lessons I Learned From the Brink

Twenty women of various ages and backgrounds gathered on a Tuesday night in an ordinary family room for book club. But the night was anything but ordinary. It was my first public speaking engagment in nearly a year. In spite of the temptation, I knew I couldn’t hide behind my front door forever, choosing to connect only […]


Why I Choose to Be Public About My Faith

In my career as a writer, speaker and coach, I often find myself faced with a tension: If (and how much) to discuss my faith. Many of my fellow writers and speakers interact with purely faith-based audiences. In spite of variations in spirital practice, sharing their beliefs from the stage or online isn’t an issue; it’s expected. My community, […]


Seeing Beauty in the Everyday {A Guest Post by Kathleen Thompson}

When we fall in love the whole world seems beautiful. The sky is bluer. The sun sunnier. The flowers brighter. The world feels more colorful. We could dance on air. Or even sing in the rain, as Gene Kelly did in the movie “Singing In the Rain.” Love colors our perception. There’s nothing like new […]