Becoming My Best Self

becoming my best self

[Guest post by Catherine Hawkins. I just met Catherine, and I am already glad we met. After submitting her first piece, I read it and thought how much I still feel this way. Maybe you or I will never quite feel like a grown up, but that's okay too. Enjoy her piece!] When I was [...]

New Theme for April: Pursuing Dreams

dreams that lead to freedom

This April I am introducing a new theme on pursuing dreams. When I was in my early 20′s, I had a dream about my future. I was at a concert and I had a brochure of people’s pictures and where they would end up in 20 years based on the choices they were making today. [...]

Becoming a Stay At Home Dad

stay at home dad

[Guest Post by Sonny Lemmons. One of the most humble and equally funny writers I've (never) met. Can't wait to meet Sonny, an amazing stay at home dad/writer at Story Chicago Conference this Fall. I hope more people stop judging SAHD's after reading this article.] I wish I could say that when Ashley and I [...]

An Introvert Living In An Extrovert World

an introvert living in an extrovert world

[Monthly Columnist- Rebekah Synder. I appreciate the fact that I am able to challenge Rebekah without even realizing it. I just simply ask her to post on something I think she would be great at, and then before I know it she's tweeting me about how it's the one thing she never wanted to write [...]

Living Together In The Military

living together in the military

[Guest post by Tracy Steel. We met online (where else?), and quickly became friends after we realized we both shared similar stories of staying single for longer than we both wanted too. Her story is quite touching and I couldn't wait to have her share about her life in the military.] Loving and living with [...]

Living Together: In Sickness And In Health

just married

[Monthly Columnist - Wendy van Eyck] – “Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ. Galations 6:2 (ESV)” My husband and I started living together on the 16th of April 2011. The same day that we stood in front of 30 friends and family, and promised to love and honour each other, [...]