A Special Note for YOU!

Sep. 30, 2023 by

Hi Friends, I’m trying some new things with my newsletter/blog. Don’t worry! I won’t flood your inbox or anything. I just want to do a better job of staying in touch and encouraging you! My goal over the last few

The Story of Your Life

Jun. 30, 2023 by

I’ve been working on story 2 of my Silver Rim series, and this past month, I hit a wall. I’ve found in my writing the first thing I come up with is never the right thing. My main character, Ren,

Three Things I Learned from the Middle of a Trial

Jun. 1, 2023 by

I’m in the middle of a trial. Not a jury and judge trial, but the kind you’re supposed to “count it all joy” and be thankful for. Being thankful for hardship seems a little on the crazy side and not

Fighting Comparisons and Turning the Average into Extraordinary

Apr. 30, 2023 by

I’m trying to imagine a world with no comparisons. Where comparing ourselves with others only provides us with information, not definition. What would that world look like? Short would be short, and tall would be tall, and no one would

Bring in the Monkeys

Got a Problem? Bring in the Monkeys

Mar. 31, 2023 by

I’ve not actually read The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, but thanks to my daughter, I’ve got a new catch phrase I’m hoping to use the next time I’m in a jam. Do you remember those scary monkeys who did the

ABIDE: A Word for the Year and a Chapter for You

Jan. 31, 2023 by

In 2020, my word of the year was fearless. Then, I realized the beginning of wisdom is the fear of the Lord, and “fearful” was the word for 2021. 2022 brought me to the wonders of grace and that no

Broken and Loved - MB Dahl- Word for 2019

A Lost Streak and Two Questions for You

Dec. 31, 2022 by

I messed up my perfect streak. I missed writing my blog post in November. It totally slipped my mind. You might not realize this, but I try to write you a blog every month of the year, and for the

Kitten and Life's not Easy

When You’re Anything But Strong

Oct. 31, 2022 by

I’m fairly certain I will not survive the apocalypse. I like to think when push comes to shove, I’ll somehow morph into this super strong and smart rendition of MacGyver, Bear Grylls, and Katniss Everdeen combined. But the sad truth

When God Doesn’t Want the Best for Me

Sep. 30, 2022 by

“What? God doesn’t want the best for me?” I don’t remember what started the conversation or even what followed. All I remember is when my husband said something that stopped me in my argumentative tracks. He said God’s greatest desire

How I Handle the Questions of Life

Aug. 31, 2022 by

I’m embarrassed to share this, but I sometimes have questions. Faith questions. The big world overwhelms me, and I melt under the noise of thousands upon thousands who seem to not even notice their creator. The masses move with certainty,

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