My heart is home.

When my husband and I first began the discussions of our major relocation from small town Maine to big city Nashville, we thought we were prepared. We had listed everything we were giving up — being near my large family, a small intimate school community where I was able to be in the same building … [Read more…]

When Bravery Feels Like Being Lost . . .

I have been consistent for a little while now. Dedicating time each day to the craft of writing, or playing my guitar. Consistently in the Word, and praying intentionally, with focus, purpose and boldness. Just when I start to really let the dream/reality sink in, to believe that those visions of performing on the stage … [Read more…]

When BOLD means driving to the top of a mountain

There were twelve of us crowded into luxurious leather couches, leaning close to hear the wisdom, love and inspiration that oozed out of Christa Wells and Nicole Witt.  Both ladies are established songwriters and performers, and when they pair up in song, chill bumps are always included. In November, a single facebook post got the … [Read more…]

2014 – A Year in Review

2014 has been pretty wild. Let’s recap it, month by month.  (Important backstory information. I was born and raised in Maine, and started writing songs as preparing for our weekly worship gatherings for our little chuch plant, two years ago. I kept writing, filling up my notebook with songs, with nowhere to perform them — … [Read more…]

Fear: The Invitation We Shouldn’t Accept

Let’s be honest. Let ME be honest. I have a list of things that I SHOULD be doing that I KNOW will help me achieve my goals. Practice my guitar daily Vocal exercise research (and then practicing whatever ones I find that I think will be useful) Writing exercises from the lyric writing book I … [Read more…]

Trusting and Faith in the Waiting

Abraham is widely respected as being the “father of the faith.” And why not? God told him to go, and he went. God promised that HE would father a great nation, and he believed that it would be so — even though he and Sarah were already middle aged (or downright OLD). (For the sake … [Read more…]

Promises —

There is so much on my heart as I try to process everything that I have learned over this migratory adventure that God has provided for us. After years have passed, we can see the reasons for things that we thought would achieve a completely different purpose. For example — when my husband got the … [Read more…]