How Big Is God’s Kingdom When We Need Encouragement?

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How big is God’s Kingdom when it comes to finding help, comfort, and support right now? So often, I thank God for the blessings that seem to come directly from Him. And when I take the time to think of it, I thank Him for the blessings that come from the hands of others, too. […]

Like Moonlight at Low Tide Released in Germany!

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I’m thrilled to announce that Francke-Buchhandlung GmbH is releasing “Like Moonlight at Low Tide” this week in Germany. Translated, the German title means, “As Bright as the Moon and Deep like the Ocean.” Francke publishes best-selling authors including Max Lucado, Karen Kingsbury, and Tamera Alexander. It is an honor to be part of the Francke […]

Q&A with Award Winning German Author Melissa Feurer

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Q&A with Award Winning German YA Author Melissa Feurer The hottest new author in Christian fiction might just be coming out of Germany. Meet award-winning, multi-published German author Melissa Feurer. Melissa and I were introduced by our German publisher, Francke publishing. I think you’ll agree that Melissa’s heart for great stories that inspire us to […]

Three Questions That Helped Me Get Over My Bullies

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[In honor of Bullying Prevention Month, the folks at MORF Magazine asked me to share how I  overcame bullying in my own journey. For me, the answers came by asking the right questions. My original post on MORF Magazine is here, and here’s a copy below.]   Nothing helped me get over the bullying I experienced […]

Giving Thanks for the Fleas

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I’m about to give a spoiler to the incredible book, “The Hiding Place” by Corrie ten Boom. Many of you read this in school. It’s the story of a Dutch Christian woman who was arrested by the Nazis and imprisoned in a work camp for hiding Jews in her house. I don’t know how I’ve lived this long without reading it.

The book offers so many lessons for us on justice, deliverance, hope, and faith. But this post is about one lesson in particular that Corrie and her family teach us through their story: How to be thankful for the fleas. So, here’s the spoiler.