Guest Post at Brianna Merritt’s Blog

Brianna Merritt invited me to guest post on her blog today. I wrote on how having a “thick skin” isn’t the most important thing when it comes to sharing our creative work: What if, in spite of all my logical mental preparation, I can’t handle negative reviews? What if I’m a pathetically oversensitive snowflake after […]

I Want to Be a Persons-Pleaser

Something imperceptible shifted in me in the last couple of months. The first time it felt like a fluke – I was having a good day, apparently, nothing special. The second time it barely caught my notice – a passionate moment of boldness, probably too bold, but whatever. The third time it took me by […]

On Living in a Box

Sometimes my life feels like a long saga of making proclamations to myself… I would never do that. Nah, that’s not really for me. That’s not my thing. Or conversely: This is what I am made for. This is my thing, my purpose. This is who I am. …And then God bringing me around later and […]

Geeking Out Over Noblebright

Last night I discovered the term “noblebright.” I’m still geeking out about it. *happy squeak* 😀 It describes so much of what I write, and the tone of almost all my favorite stories.  Finding this term is like finding a word to describe a mood I have seen and loved all my life, but not had a […]

Sunshine Blogger Challenge – 11 Questions Answered!

I was tagged for this fun challenge by Gracie Mae DeLunac!  The idea is that you answer the 11 questions the previous blogger asked, and then “tag” 11 other bloggers and write them eleven new questions to answer. I know not everyone enjoys (or likes to pass along) these challenges, so I won’t tag anybody […]