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I love writing my thoughts here for you, but I also enjoy writing in lots of other places as well. Here you’ll find where I’ve written in other places around the web and in print.

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Hurricane Harvey Relief

By On August 31, 2017

I remember when the earthquake happened in Haiti. I was devastated for so many reasons. I had friends there. I had visited there numerous times before. Most importantly I had family there.… Read More

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My son’s thoughts on Compassion.

By On June 6, 2017

For the past few days I’ve been able to share with you some of my experiences this week with Compassion while in Kenya and today my son, Deacon, wanted to share some… Read More

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Will you sponsor a child with me?

By On June 5, 2017

I told you how yesterday felt like a day of meeting long lost relatives, but I want to tell you today about the other children I met while with the Maasai people… Read More

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Family is more than blood

By On June 4, 2017

I looked up the word “family” tonight in the dictionary and I’d like to make a suggestion to Mr. Webster if at all possible. You see the definition of family goes like… Read More

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Hope in the midst of Injustice

By On June 3, 2017

I was asked to go to Kenya a few months ago by my friend Bri, who works with Compassion International. I was slightly excited (just kidding – beyond excited) about this offer because I’ve never… Read More

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December Declerations

By On November 26, 2016

Advent: The arrival of a notable person. Christian Theology =  The coming of Christ. The first season of the Christian church year, leading up to Christmas and including the four preceding Sundays.… Read More

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Advent studies for the jail

By On November 15, 2016

If you guys listen to my podcast, The Happy Hour with Jamie Ivey, then you have heard me talk about this Advent study, HE IS: THE ATTRIBUTES OF GOD. This study is… Read More

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Cookbooks + Advent = Great Thursday

By On October 27, 2016

Things you should know right now! That sounds so bossy, but it’s really just things I want you to know because I know them and love them! My friend Rachel Hollis released… Read More

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Christmas Gift Guide Applications

By On October 14, 2016

Do you know what one of my most favorite things to do in the entire world is? Telling women about other amazing women. Seriously! Maybe that’s why I love creating The Happy… Read More

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“It’s Not Either Or” by Courtney Miller

By On July 19, 2016

Friends, Last week I was out of the country and it seemed as though all hell broke lose in America. I asked my friend Courtney to share her thoughts on this past week here… Read More

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Happy Hour #97: Melissa Russell

By On July 18, 2016

Podcast: Play in new window | Download My guest for episode #97 is Melissa Russell, Senior Vice President of Global Advancement at IJM, a global organization that protects the poor from violence in… Read More

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Empowerment looks good on these women

By On July 15, 2016

Y’all I told you last week on The Happy Hour #96 with Jen Hatmaker and Rachel Hollis that I would be journeying around the world with them, and we all arrived home… Read More

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Happy Hour #96: Jen Hatmaker & Rachel Hollis

By On July 6, 2016

Today my dear friends, Jen Hatmaker and Rachel Hollis joined me for a very special episode of the Happy Hour. Tomorrow, we are getting on a plane together to head to Ethiopia… Read More

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Happy Hour Live tickets

By On June 30, 2016

Geez guys I can not even believe what just happened. We put up tickets for the Happy Hour Live and all 100 tickets went in 60 minutes. I have heard from some… Read More