Hiding Your Lights

When You Feel Like Hiding Your Light

I hadn’t planned to write about hiding your light this week, but I’ve been wrestling with God over every word since the calendar flipped to January, and that’s not the norm. I logged a lot of hours hunched over my keyboard tapping out two very different posts from what you’re reading today. But I simply […]

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50 Practical Ways to Shine

50 Practical Ways to Shine

Here’s one reason shining frightens me… It requires me to do something. And we Christian women typically skip over all the practical ways to shine and assume we must do something grandiose in order to glorify God.      Write a NYT Best Seller      Foster a family of Orphans      Start a Non-Profit […]

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Rise and Shine

Rise and Shine

Happy New Year! I cannot believe 2018 is here already! I pray you are recovering from all the Holiday festivities – whether they were marvelous or messy! Either way, the turning of the calendar brings us 365 opportunities to Rise and Shine. ********* I love all the possibilities and expectations that come with a fresh […]

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Looking Back to Move Forward

Here we are barreling toward the end of another year, I’ve been looking back to move forward.  Pondering how My Messy Desk came to be helps me develop and refine the vision for where we’re going. Looking Back I never intended to be a writer. I envisioned a craft business that brought women together around […]

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When Marriage Gets Messy – Intro

I was surprised when my reader survey last year uncovered so many of you wanted to talk about what happens when marriage gets messy. At first I simply filed it away, claiming it wasn’t really my “niche.” The truth is I didn’t feel equipped to take on such a tough topic. I still don’t. But […]

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Move Toward the Mess – Prison Ministry

It is my absolute pleasure to introduce you all to my dear sweet, Southern friend, Carmen Horne this week. I’m so impressed by her Move Toward the Mess in Prison Ministry and I think you will be, too!! ********* Finding Freedom in Unlikely Places by: Carmen Horne Every time Pastor Roseberry and his wife were […]

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