Recreating


Free Book Give-Away for She Blossoms Readers – Blossom Tip 64

To win a free print copy of my new book Growing Forward When You Can’t Go Back, tell me something about yourself in the comments section below. You might share how you found my She Blossoms blogs, what your favorite color is, what you ate for breakfast, or if you’re an introvert or an extrovert.

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She Blossoms Secret to Keeping Your Hope Alive Blossom Tip 63

The Secret to Keeping Your Hope Alive – Blossom Tip 63

Before we talk about nourishing hope and faith — which can be hard in the holiday season — I have a Public Service Announcement about our free “She Blossoms” calendar. 🙂 A new and improved version of the calendar is coming, so don’t print your copy yet! An eagle-eyed reader […]


What to Feed Your Heart and Your Free Gift – Blossom Tip 62

Thank you so much for sending me your encouragement and prayers! I’m finally back to my old self again, working at full capacity with my usual energy and enthusiasm. Even if you didn’t email me directly, you matter more than you know. Every week I scroll through my She Blossoms […]

2019 She Blossoms Calendar Growing Forward

She Blossoms Starting Over When Life Knocks You Down BlossomTip 61

Starting Over When Life Knocks You Down – Blossom Tip 61

Have you ever been in a car accident? I can only imagine how painful it must be! I accidentally bumped into a parked car once — while walking — and was shocked at how much that little tap hurt. Life knocks us down in all sorts of ways, on all […]


What to Remember When You’re Left Behind – Blossom Tip 60

Did you know elephants grieve when one of their herd dies? Scientists say it’s because they live for approximately 70 years and develop strong bonds. Long, close relationships make death difficult. Yesterday I saw death. And I discovered that elephants aren’t the only animals who grieve. I’m back from my […]

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How to Always Be Happy Blossom Tip 58

How to Always Be Happy – Blossom Tip 58

Greetings from Tomar, Portugal! Earlier today I explored the Convento de Cristo —  a 12th-century castle that was formerly a Knights Templar, monastery, and convent. It kinda made me want to be a nun, cloistered and focused on God. But then I wouldn’t be able to travel…and exploring castles makes […]


What to Do While You’re Waiting – Blossom Tip 57

What’s the longest you’ve waited for something? Maybe it was an hour for a bus, or a week for test results. Maybe it was a month for a job offer, or a year for a husband. Maybe it was a decade for a loved one to return, or a lifetime […]

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Ways to Be Happy When You’re Alone

5 Keys to Being Happy When You’re Alone

These five “Blossom Tips” for being happy when you’re alone will help you find the sweet spot. You’ve been lonely and searching for happiness for long enough! It’s time to learn how to be happy in the garden you’re planted in and flourish into the woman God created you to […]


When God Doesn’t Restore a Broken Relationship

A broken relationship is one of life’s most painful experiences. Whether it’s a breakup, divorce, or even death – losing someone you love breaks your heart. A natural reaction is to ask God to restore your relationship, especially if the breakup or separation was unexpected. Sometimes God reunites couples and […]

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