When Ruins Sing...

Where my faith and creativity collide! A freedom freelancer, prayerful painter and clarion for Christ.

An Invitation You Will Never Regret Accepting

Have you ever felt overlooked, not picked, alone or not wanted?  I pray you hear this today. Jesus is choosing you! Your name is etched into His palm. You belong and you are picked. You are not over looked but delighted over. You are wanted, so much so that the highest price has already been paid for you! You are valued […]

GENTalks is now: And Then There’s That…A Multigenerational Conversation

Click here for episode in iTunes Season 2 of GENTalks kicks off with a new Title: And Then There’s That…A Multigenerational Conversation   Kaitlin and Katie are back for the first time since Kaitlin got married. She is now Kaitlin Chappell Rogers. This is also the first episode since they returned from their adventure to She Speaks 2017.   Todays […]

The “Why Me” Behind Meaningful Apologies

**This is the last post in “The Story behind the poem – Meaningful Apologies” series.  Scroll past the poem if you have read it already, and pick up with – My “Why ME.” _______________________________________________________________________ **If you haven’t already read my post, “To Anyone Who Has Ever Been Hurt by a White Person” you can click the link below. To Anyone […]

The “Why Now” Behind Meaningful Apologies

Photo by “My Life Through A Lens” on Unsplash   **If you haven’t already read my post, “To Anyone Who Has Ever Been Hurt by a White Person” you can click the link below. To Anyone Who Has Ever Been Hurt By A White Person **I am including the poem at the beginning of each post in this series of […]

The “Why” Behind Meaningful Apologies

 Photo by Ken Treloar on Unsplash **If you haven’t already read my post, “To Anyone Who Has Ever Been Hurt by a White Person” you can click the link below. To Anyone Who Has Ever Been Hurt By A White Person **I am including the poem at the beginning of each post in this series of 3, 1)WHY, 2)WHY NOW, […]

To Anyone Who Has Ever Been Hurt By A White Person

*Photo by Ben White on Unsplash To Anyone Who Has Ever Been Hurt By A White Person I shared this post on a local community site, http://www.ourcityonahill.net, but what I didn’t share was the journey that birthed this meaningful apology. I hope that you will join me here over this next week as I share the WHY, WHY NOW, and WHY […]

Sorority Rush Prayer #7

Today is the last day in the Sorority Rush Prayer series. My hope is that universities, parents of anyone going through rush or knowing anyone going through rush, and all sisters-in-Christ would link arms and circle the Greek houses and the rushees choosing to go through in prayer. Rush week has the beautiful potential to be a blessing, but it […]

Sorority Rush Prayer #6

“The faithful love of the Lord never ends! His mercies never cease. Great is his faithfulness; his mercies begin afresh each morning.  I say to myself, “The Lord is my inheritance; therefore, I will hope in him!” Lamentations 3:22-24 (NLT) Lord, as you wake your daughters each morning during this rush week, woo them to Yourself before they walk into […]

Sorority Rush Prayer #5

Lord, we lift up the Greek System as a whole. Each individual house is unique and significant.  No house is greater than another, they are “different-but-similar parts arranged and functioning together.” May the individual houses, and each sister in a sisterhood, recognize their significance as a special addition to a collective whole, seeking to co-labor, not compete, to complement, not […]

How Do You Define Kingdom Culture? (Diverse Not Divided; Unique We Stand United)

In light of the racial turmoil in our country, I wanted to share a video that is a beautiful reminder of the opportunity we have before us, as The Church, to stand united, yet unique, diverse, yet not divided! We stand shoulder to shoulder, facing outward, to love and serve a lost, lonely and hurting world, not facing inward in […]