“Dude!?!?!” and Other Inappropriate “Prayers” I Say to Jesus

“Dude!?!?!” and Other Inappropriate Things I Say to Jesus Here among the humans, which call me mommy, mom, Baby, Jami-Jo, and ‘Muuuuther,” insert premenstrual 16-year-old insolence, I am well known. They know. And the stuff they know, some of you know too. Because I am known for being… candid. Perhaps too much so, according to the one who calls me, “Baby.” However, he’s too quiet.  Which is why we make a great couple.  He rarely says anything, and I say …

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How to Get Skinny, Healthy, and Wise: Change Your Focus

How to Get Skinny, Healthy, and Wise: Change Your Focus Yeah, by now, two weeks into a new year… how many of you have thrown in the towel on all those fantastic resolutions? You don’t have to answer. As a matter of fact, don’t answer.  Because that is not why I am here.  I am not here to tell you the next great diet or workout plan, and I am not going to invite you to sell essential oils or …

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A Good Girl’s Guide to a New Year:  First, Take a Shower

A Good Girl’s Guide to a New Year:  First, Take a Shower Let me start by saying, I am not one of those whiney moms, drunk in my closet.  Truly, I rarely drink.  As a matter of fact, I don’t think I have had a glass of water in 28 days. That’s not entirely accurate.  I have completely lost track of time, for all I know the last time I had a drink of anything was months ago. This is …

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The Grocery Store Manifesto: All the People Must Eat

The Grocery Store Manifesto: All the People Must Eat I am a professional Mommy. No really, I have a bachelor’s degree in Family and Consumer Sciences.  Yeah, Home Ec. But, I can’t sew.  Sewing is not necessary anyway.  No offense to those of you who do, truly, it is beyond me.  Why craft what I can buy on Amazon?  This way I don’t have to lose a finger or buy extra sessions with my psychiatrist. Actually, I don’t see a …

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Loving Jesus Out Loud: The Soft Underbelly of Belief

Loving Jesus Out Loud: The Soft Underbelly of Belief My second book, Sacred Ground Sticky Floors just release.d I began this journey a mere three years ago.  I know there are aspiring authors out there that just threw up a little. Hey, there are seasoned authors that just rolled their eyes in disgust and may have barfed a little too.  I don’t take the “ease” of this journey lightly. I am most cognizant and obliged, and no, I won’t say, …

The Thief of Comparison: Living Your Own Life

This is an excerpt from my new book!  Sacred Ground Sticky Floors released on October 2, 2018!!!!  Check out the GIVEAWAY BELOW!!!  AND SPREAD THE WORD!!!!! Comparison… I sat across from the broken couple and listened to their apprehensions. I didn’t know them well, but I was honored to answer their questions about the adoption process. The woman held a worried-worn piece of paper that was covered, front and back, in questions. Her voice cracked with the ache of an empty womb. Infertility is not an issue I have dealt …