Welcome Sojourners! I hope this space draws your heart onward and upward as you choose life and believe better in your own living full journey.

Speed Racer

“Don’t just put in your time. That is not enough. Be willing to put your whole life on the line when you go to practice.” –Writing Down The Bones I love to watch my nephews play. It’s like they are invincible. It can never be too fast, too dangerous, too much of a risk for […]

Freeze Frame

“Be of good courage. And He shall strengthen your heart, All you who hope in the Lord.” –Psalm 31:24 I was faced with a challenge today. A 31day challenge to write 500 words or more…daily. I’m hoping as I take on this challenge my heart will be strengthened. Without fear, editing or need for approval. […]

Hidden Treasures

“The time is passing by I often pray before I lay down by your side. If you receive your calling before I awake Could I make it through the night Cherish the Love we have We should cherish the life we live.” -Kool & The Gang Wow. It’s been awhile since I sat down to […]

Tripped Up

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“You give me cause for love that I can’t hide…” -Johnny Cash Just hearing the phrase “double doozey” can send clear images of two wall sized cookies with about 20pounds of the good sugary icing doused in between. The damage of this monstrous size delicacy was so obvious that I would literally eat this doozey […]

Found It


I have learned through my years to buy cheap headphones and sunglasses. I tend to lose or misplace them over and over. I justify getting another pair if I buy the cheapies. But it’s a whole different game when you lose something of great value. Searching high and wide, retracing your exact steps, sticking your […]

Bated Breath

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“And I will fall at your feet…and I will worship you here.” -Hillsong Live Have you ever anticipated something for so long that when it actually happened you weren’t really sure how to respond. How to breathe. How to stand. Almost needing to pinch yourself in disbelief; not wanting the moment to end. “Heaven doesn’t […]

Big Dog


“It’s not the size of the dog in the fight…it’s the size of the fight in the dog.” -Mark Twain The week before the NYC Tri and settling in seems a distant reality. Nervous, anticipating, wondering, worst-case scenarioing everything from losing my sister, my goggles, my tires and my breath. I have been thinking about […]