The notes you’ll find here are my thoughts as a creative person trying to navigate life in a way that matters. Thoughts about friendship, kindness, and reaching for bigger dreams. Thoughts about encouraging each other to do the right thing, even when we’re not sure what that looks like.
And my notes are just the start of the conversation. I’d love to hear what inspires you. What matters most to you? What makes you want to reach for a bigger dream? Let’s start a conversation about it.
All of the wonderful feelings of summer are intrinsically woven throughout the pages of these books.
These endangered orcas are highly relational and live their entire lives in close-knit family units. As I write this, there are only 77 Southern Residents left.
Every so often, I release a new installment in a continuing series. The current series is set in a very special place called Reclamation Island.
I love bringing readers into the writing process with me. Every time I release a new installment of Stories of Reclamation Island, subscribers have opportunities to influence what happens next.
When I pick up a short story, I’m instantly immersed in a different world—briefly, but intensely, living through the highs and lows of the characters. I even enjoy reading short stories I don’t like.
Ask a reader what her favorite book is, and you might see her gaze drift away to a place only she knows. So the books on this list must answer “yes” to the following questions: Do the main characters act in unexpectedly kind ways? Is there an element of fall or winter weather in at least one key scene? Can I read this book as a stand-alone novel, even if it’s part of a longer series? When I finish the story, do I feel like I’ve just been visited by dear friends?
For too long, I thought I wasn’t reading daily devotionals the “right” way unless I read them as they were intended to be read: a single entry for a single day. The problem is, all 365 boxes never got checked off. And the perfectionist in me would decide that since I hadn’t done daily devotionals the “right” way, I shouldn’t be trying to do them at all.