Farewell 2017

Well, here we are at the end of another year and as we farewell 2017, I want to extend my gratitude to each of you who meet me here week after week at My Messy Desk, both virtually and in real life! I have learned so much researching, praying, and writing on the topics we […]

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How to Acknowledge Accomplishments and Adjust Your Attitude

One Saturday a few weeks ago, I found myself in need of a major attitude adjustment. My Bad Attitude When we moved into our new-to-us home in West Virginia this summer, we noticed the beauty of the mature trees on the property. My excitement built when temperatures cooled and the leaves began taking on the […]

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A Woman’s Worth: More Than My Treasures

When my friend and fellow blogger launches a book called Worthy: Believe Who God Says You Are in the midst of my series on A Woman’s Worth, I’m definitely going to share it and her with you! Meet Becky Hasting from My Ink Dance. I’m thrilled she was willing to share Day 19 of her 20 day devotional to discovering your […]

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When Dreams are Daunting

I’m woman enough to admit my dream is daunting. Some say if your dreams don’t scare you, they’re too small. So, I guess I’m on the right track. I’m scared that I won’t achieve my dreams. Terrified I’ll fall flat on my face. Petrified I will misrepresent the Bible unintentionally. Faint-hearted I might lead someone astray. […]

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Defending the Dream

If you’ve ever had a dream, there’s a pretty good chance you’ve had to defend it at some point. Not everybody is going to be on board with the direction you’re headed.  Some will guess you’ve gone crazy. Others might think you’re being reckless with your resources. Still others might assume you’re neglecting other responsibilities […]

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Why The Dandelion?

I’m sure you’re dying to know! When I started working with my friend and designer, Kate DiZio she asked me to come up with one single image that could be my icon. After dismissing every craft supply and paraphernalia and religious symbol known to man… think glue gun, ball of yarn, scissors, paint bush, artist’s […]

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