It Was Never Random

It was never random.

None of it. Not one minute of this past year of my life was ever random.

As some of you might recall, about a year ago I decided to put myself back on the dating scene by venturing into the world of online dating. I downloaded the Bumble app, not having a clue how it would change the course of my life.

I’m not being dramatic. It changed the course of my life.

Here’s something » Read More

A Beautifully Uncertain 31-Day Challenge: Week One

Heeeeeellllllllloooooooo, 2016!

By now you’ve probably made out your long list of New Year’s resolutions…a list you might even be staring at in dread, wondering what you were thinking when you set the bar so high. And while those these great, big, giant goals are great…they might start to feel a little daunting after the glow of the shiny new year wears off. Because I’ve literally only kept like one resolution in my entire life (to » Read More

Dash of Sass: Winter Won’t Last Forever

Sometimes winter…either the literal winter or the winter of our souls…feels like it’s going to drag on forever. Stripped as bare of our hope as the trees are of their leaves, we start to question whether we will ever feel truly ALIVE again. But in the quiet, in the stillness, underneath the surface…things are happening. New life and possibility and growth is being stirred. We can’t possibly see it now, but there will come a » Read More

Dash of Sass: Your New Season is On Its Way!

Quotes of the Day: I could not have known then that everybody, every person, has to leave, has to change like seasons; they have to or they die. The seasons remind me that I must keep changing. ~Donald Miller There is a season for wildness and a season for settledness. ~Shauna Niequist What is normal at any given time? We change just as the seasons » Read More

The Single Woman’s Dash of Sass: One Small Step…One BIG Difference

Quotes of the Day: “Make the most of yourself…for that is all there is of you.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson “If you try anything, if you try to lose weight, or to improve yourself, or to love, or to make the world a better place, you have already achieved something wonderful, before you even begin. Forget failure. If things don’t work out the way you want, hold » Read More

The Single Woman’s Dash of Sass: Life Changes. Let It.

Quotes of the Day: “What if you could pick one day of your life, and everything would stop changing, every day would be similar and comparable to that one day, and you’d always have the same people with you? If you could do that, would you do it? Would you pick that day and make that choice? We crave for things to stop changing, we wish that things would never change. But if we » Read More

The Single Woman’s Dash of Sass: If They’re Not INCREASING You, They’re DECREASING You!

Quote of the Day: “The less you associate with some people, the more your life will improve. Any time you tolerate mediocrity in others, it increases your mediocrity. An important attribute in successful people is their impatience with negative thinking and negative acting people. As you grow, your associates will change. Some of your friends will not want you to go on. They will want you to » Read More

The Single Woman’s Dash of Sass: Spring is Here!

Quote of the Day: “With each spring comes new life, energy and green growth. And then comes you. You are all that Nature offers, a blessing, a gift. You are the fifth season.” ~Jason Wright The Single Woman Says: Welcome, friends, to the first day of Spring! Many times in life, it is right at the moment that we begin to get comfortable that everything » Read More

Something wonderful is on the horizon
Life doesn’t always look the way we want it to look. In Mandy’s upcoming book, Turn Toward the Sun: Releasing What If and Embracing What Is, you’ll find encouragement to live in the moment, sit with your experiences, and trust God with the unknown.
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Something wonderful is on the horizon
Turn Toward the Sun CoverLife doesn’t always look the way we want it to look. In Mandy’s upcoming book, Turn Toward the Sun: Releasing What If and Embracing What Is, you’ll find encouragement to live in the moment, sit with your experiences, and trust God with the unknown.
Preorder from Baker Book House for 40% off and free shipping!*
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*US shipping only