slide code

Social Media Icons


Welcome, friend! Relax & rest awhile, if you please. I'm an ordinary girl, a follower of Christ, mama to Gabriel, & wife to Evan. Here in this little space of the online world, I share all manner of bookish things, including full content reviews, writerly snippets, encouragement for everyday life, and a whole collection of names & their meanings.

welcome to my blog

social media icons 2


category 1


category 2


category 3


never miss a post

|| Surprise! ||

I'm ENGAGED!!!To Evan J. Cnossen.  (pro. ke-NOSS-sin)

He proposed this past Thursday night, the day before our seven-month, dateship "anniversary." And with the ring we'd designed ourselves and had custom-made by an friend of his.

What's in a Name?

JosephGender:  MasculineUsage:  English, French, German, BiblicalPronunciation:  JO-sǝf (English), zho-ZEF (French), YO-zef (German)
Meaning & History From Ioseph, the Latin form of the Greek Ιωσηφ, which is derived from the Hebrew name Yosef, meaning "he will add."  In the Old Testame…

Sundee Proverb

"Strength and dignity are her clothing, and she laughs at the time to come. . . Charm is deceitful, and beauty is vain, but a woman who fears the LORD is to be praised."-- Proverbs 31:25, 30, ESV --

My Prayer for the Week

Trust in You Lauren Daigle

Letting go of every single dream
I lay each one down at Your feet
Every moment of my wandering
Never changes what You see

I've tried to win this war I confess
My hands are weary I need Your rest
Mighty Warrior, King of the fight
No matter what I face, You're by my side


What's in a Name?

Welcome, welcome!  Here's a new Name post for you, dearies.  
I understand NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) is quickly approaching.  And so, the majority of you lovely bloggie buddies are gathering your resources and preparing your plots.  Well, you need names, right?  While I do not p…

3 Points of Encouragement

Well, I've missed another A+A post, but with good reason!  It is again postponed for another week--at least.  This past weekend was the start of the first two performances of Lucifer's Lies: Plenty of Time.  And it's been a great couple of days.  Aside from some mic issues, the perform…

Sundee Proverb

"If you can't say nuthin' nice, don't say anythin' at all." - Thumper, on Disney's Bambi -

Let the songs I singBring joy to YouLet the words I sayConfess my loveLet the notes I chooseBe Your favorite tuneFather, let my heart be after You. - Garden, NeedtoBreathe -

An Almost Post. . .

Haha! ha! haha ha ha. . . 
So.  Upon arriving home from work today, I had planned to do a post with an update and maybe a couple names, seeing as how I've missed yesterday's Name post--no excuses, no excuses.  I ain't even gonna TRY.  And as a result you end up with this--er, almost a …

A Sundee Proverb

We can't walk through this life expecting everything to be done for us.  Our country was built on the foundation of Christianity--One God, One People.  If we wish to turn America's heart back toward the God who saved her, we must start small.  In prayer, we find power.
Oh God, in You we st…

Book Review | Chasing Shadows

Chasing ShadowsRising Shadows #2 Ashley Townsend
Publisher:  Ink Smith PublishingGenre:  Christian Fiction, Fantasy, Medieval, Time-Travel, Released:  September 2014
{Goodreads}Would you choose to entwine your fate with a hero of the past, even if it meant altering the future?
The murder of an ancient…

ppl love these

In the Midst of Despair [A Prayer]
Have you ever had one of those down days?  Where you feel like everyone and everything is against …
Drama Update! [w/ link to Behind-the-Scenes]
The first weekend of shows has passed!   All went rather smoothly, with only a few minor glitches.…
Excerpt from "I Kissed Dating Goodbye" [THE ROOM]
I don't know if I mentioned this or not in my review of Joshua Harris' I Kissed Dating Goo…
What's in a Name? >> 3rd Monday Edition
Happy Monday, lovelies! How was your weekend?  Does it feel like Summertime to you yet? We've ha…