Episode #62: Carolina Hinojosa-Cisneros at Lighten Up

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I’m kickin’ it over at Melanie Dale’s Lighten Up podcast. I’m grateful to the Declare Conference I attended last year. I won a ticket to the conference from The Blythe Daniel Agency because of a

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,

2018: The Year of Welcoming Doubt

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On the last day of the year, I asked myself what it would mean to welcome doubt like a lover, like a wondering soul wanting to be remembered.

Mended Advent: What Does Hope Look Like From Where You Are?

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I’m so grateful to celebrate my first year of Advent. This is the first year my Christmas tree didn’t go up Thanksgiving night. As a result of celebrating for the first time, Stephanie Nelson connected me with Holly Stallcup of Mended Women. Holly put together a series of video devotionals for Advent, each packed with a reflection. I chose the word HOPE. Here is my video: Mended Advent Day 3: Hope.

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.

Interview & Book Review: Amena Brown, Author of How To Fix a Broken Record

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Amena Brown is an author, spoken word poet, speaker and event host. The author of five spoken word albums and two non-fiction books, How to Fix a Broken Record (2017)and Breaking Old Rhythms (2013), Amena performs and speaks at events from coffeehouses to arenas with a mix of poetry, humor, and storytelling. She and her husband, DJ Opdiggy, reside in Atlanta, Georgia.

Day 27: Finding Hope in Unmet Expectations – Overcome

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If I can overcome this hurdle of vulnerability in my writing, I can’t wait to see what God has in store.
How about you, friend? Where will you take advantage of an open window instead of a closed door?

Day 26: Finding Hope in Unmet Expectations – Change

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If you find yourself pegged to the ground with violent words of judgement, know that God fashioned you from nothing. Look toward him, our Maker, our Creator. Character is built when no one is looking. God’s favorite testimony is the one that He seems for Himself as good.