The Suitcase

It’s been a tough couple of days. The depression lifted for quite some time but decided to rear it’s ugly head yesterday. After a wonderful women’s retreat on Saturday with much praise, worship and reflection and getting a chance to share some of my story, I should have prepared myself for the valley after the […]

Read More

Updates from the life of Writer Girl

At the beginning of 2017 I wrote a post about two words that were on my heart: simplicity and expectancy. It’s now May and it has been amazing to watch these two words develop into something greater than I had imagined. We’ve moved! A lot has happened since the beginning of the year. I honestly […]

Read More

Freaking out over public speaking

J.K. Rowling and I should go for a coffee. We seem to have a lot in common. Besides our love for writing, books and our vivid imaginations, I found out earlier this week that we share a common fear. Someone asked the Harry Potter author over Twitter what terrifies her and she replied: Public speaking. […]

Read More

Real Love in the face of hate.

It’s a mad world. The digital age has made it possible to access news like never before. Sadly, a lot of the news that I digest digitally is bleak. Football hooliganism, the death of YouTube sensation Christina Grimmie, the Orlando shooting at the LGBT nightclub, Westboro Baptist Church spilling out hate in response to the […]

Read More

Are You Ready For Autumn?

Trying to capture the beauty of autumn leaves on my phone simply does not do this wonderful tree justice. It is my own glimpse of fall in New England. This is just one tree in plain, old England. I saw this tree transform into oranges and reds last year. Excitement and wonder filled my heart […]

Read More

Some Hope-filled Words…

  Graphic by Kerry Messer   #TheLoft   To Participate: 1. Be creative. We provide the topic. You feel free to use words, photos, video, audio, your family pet, whatever, to communicate on the weekly topic. 2. Listen twice as much. If you leave one link, visit two. 3. Be a community. Include #TheLoft graphic […]

Read More

Bucket List!

WELCOME TO THE LOFT! Graphic by Kerry Messer #TheLoft To Participate: 1. Be creative. We provide the topic. You feel free to use words, photos, video, audio, your family pet, whatever, to communicate on the weekly topic. 2. Listen twice as much. If you leave one link, visit two. 3. Be a community. Include #TheLoft […]

Read More