Finding Your Shine

I train speakers. And I love doing it. But last week I wondered if I should resign. Why? Because although I’ve studied the craft and have worked hard to improve, I can still name dozens of communicators who do it far better than me. Whether writing or speaking, being a professional communicator is hard work. […]

Tune In: Focus on the Family Broadcast

Focus on the Family Broadcast The Joys and Struggles of Being a Stepmom For nearly 10 years I’ve experienced both the ups and the downs of being a part of one of society’s fastest growing populations: the Blended Family. Although being in a blended family wasn’t my original dream (and at times I thought I […]

About That Whole Blogging Thing …

I took one look at my calendar and realized: It’s time for another short hiatus from blog drafting and posting. You know how much I love hanging out with you, but the next couple weeks already look consuming. Between taping a radio interview, speaking at a writers conference, teaching my local writers group, taking a […]