A Beautifully Uncertain 31-Day Challenge: Week Two

I hope everyone enjoyed Week One of the challenge! I have to say…I think I’m even more excited about Week Two!!!!

To recap: I decided to do things a little differently in 2016. This year, I’m inviting you to ditch the resolutions and instead start a New Year’s REVOLUTION with me, in the form of achieving one very simple, attainable goal each day. Since so many of us are in seasons of waiting (waiting for love, waiting for » Read More

Ten Easy Ways to Instantly Improve Your Mood & Increase Your Confidence

•Let yourself off the hook a little.•Be kinder to you.•Speak to yourself the way you would a friend.•Show yourself grace.•Realize that no one’s life is perfect and stop comparing your bloopers to their highlight reel.•Forgive yourself. You are doing the best you can.•Replace the negative self-talk with positive affirmations.•Begin each day with gratitude.•Stay mindful and present. Leave the past in the past and let the future take care of itself.•Accept everything about yourself, because God » Read More

Dash of Sass: Maybe Today…

What if today we remember to be a little kinder? Speak a little softer? Show people a little more grace? Remember that the waitress who forgot to refill our tea glass might be preoccupied with her struggle to make ends meet and provide Christmas for her kids? Remember that the clerk who doesn’t crack a smile in the checkout line might not be rude, but perhaps just got a call from the doctor with some » Read More

Dash of Sass: Why We Must Not Allow Bad Guys to Take Our Goodness

Quote of the Day: “You’re going to meet many people with domineering personalities: the loud, the obnoxious, those that noisily stake their claims in your territory and everywhere else they set foot on. This is the blueprint of a predator. Predators prey on gentleness, peace, calmness, sweetness and any positivity that they sniff out as weakness. Anything that is happy and at peace they mistake for weakness. » Read More

The Single Woman’s Dash of Sass: Kindness is a Calling

Quote of the Day:           “God dances with the outcast.”  ~Steven James The Single Woman Says: For my entire life, I have been drawn to the outcasts. The people who society rejects. Those who the “majority” ignore. The unloved, the unwanted, the undesired. When we were growing up, my sister and I brought home stray kitties and puppies that had missing fur, broken limbs…in one » Read More

The Single Woman’s Dash of Sass: An Open Letter to Mean Girls

Quote of the Day: “You, with your switching sides and your wildfire lies and your humiliation. You’ve pointed out my flaws again…as if I don’t already see them. I walk with my head down trying to block you out cause I’ll never impress you. I just wanna feel okay again. I’ll bet you got pushed around…somebody made you cold. But the cycle ends right now, cause you » Read More

The Single Woman’s Dash of Sass: ‘Tis the Season for Kindness Without Reason

Quote of the Day: “We never know when some small kindness will forever make a difference in the lives of total strangers. Continuously performing good deeds…even without recognition…will create a trail of miracles in our wake.” ~Chelle Thompson The Single Woman Says: The past few days we’ve been talking about ways to live our best lives as we look ahead to 2012, and with Christmas » 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