I’m a New Contributor at The Mudroom!

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It is an honor to be a new, monthly contributor at The Mudroom along with women who challenge me to do better and with writers who I look up to. I want to send a special thanks

20 Awesome Christian Women to Follow on Social Media

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What an honor and a blessing to be included in the company of such brilliant, humble, loving souls. I look up to many of the women on this list. They sharpen my mind, my soul,

Book Review & Interview: Love Undocumented by Sarah Quezada

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I grew up in a household in constant fear of deportation. My stepfather’s story is only one he can tell. What I can tell you is that I was a 6-year-old girl who didn’t have

Fall 2017 Latinx Writing Retreat Reflections – Self-Care

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I wish you wholeness. I wish you life. I wish you the gift of daybreak where the sun kisses the horizon and never asks for anything in return. I wish you embers that burn tiny holes on your soul to let the light out.

Day 21: Finding Hope in Unmet Expectations – Give

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“Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in your power to do it” (Proverbs 3:27). Every third Saturday our neighborhood church hosts a food pantry. We are grateful

Book Review: Shalom Sistas by Osheta Moore

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Shalom Sistas: Living Wholeheartedly in a Brokenhearted World, written by Osheta Moore, was published by Herald Press. I had the pleasure of being on Osheta’s launch team and received an e-ARC in exchange for my

Day 6: #FiveMinuteFriday – Story (a poem)

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On the syllables of root words inherited from the fall./ In the history books you rewrote with your existence./ Story begins where we dare

Book Review & Giveaway: The Way of Hope by Melissa Fisher

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The Way of Hope: A Fresh Perspective on Sexual Identity, Same-Sex Marriage, and the Church written by Melissa Fisher was published by Baker Books. I chose this book for review and was given a free