joy comes in the morning

I woke up early this morning to clean up after a Halloween party I had at my place last night. We were supposed to have it up on my roofdeck. The forecast said it...

are you afraid of the light?

There used to be a show on Nickelodeon growing up called, “Are You Afraid of the Dark?” While I was not afraid of the dark, I was afraid of that show.  I think in our...

are you gasping for air?

Recently the Lord spoke to me very clearly. I scrambled for the notes section of my phone at 3:07am to write down these words that appeared on my lips: “When you walk through the...

fall table decor

This makes me happy… baby pumpkins on my table. It’s October. Fall is here. The air is crisp… Unless you live in LA, that is. Regardless of the weather still feeling like summer here...

dreams in which I’m dying

“The dreams in which I’m dying are the best I’ve ever had.” – Roland Orzabal, Mad World These lyrics, though they seem morbid at first, actually have some inspiring truth. You see, dreams that...

Is God holding out on you?

“Is God holding out on me…?” I have found myself asking that question… more than once in the last few years. Have you been there yourself? Doubted? Questioned? Waited? For far too long… For...

chocolate macaroons

If you like coconut and if you like chocolate, then you will LOVE these gluten-free, dairy-free, guilt-free chocolate macaroons! They are super quick and easy to make. You only need 5 ingredients: 1. shredded...

riding on 4-wheelers in dreams

I had a dream the other night. I was riding a 4-wheeler… like this one I grew up riding as a kid. (I know. This photo is ridiculous. Sorry not sorry.) So in my...

Victoria Osteen’s “heresy”

I was shocked to see this video.  I could not believe someone in such a position of “power and authority” over a church could be saying something so blasphemous. Some have called it “heresy.”...

are you headed for a crash?

Picture this: you’re on a ship. You’re caught in a violent storm. You haven’t seen sunlight in days. You have thrown your cargo overboard. You have given up all hope of being saved. Then...