• Feb. 23rd, 2015 Twelve Years Ago, I Was Afraid

    Twelve Years Ago, I Was Afraid I’d given birth to our daughter at 5:22 p.m. The NICU team had gone to work immediately and rushed her away from me. I didn’t even get to hold her. A night that should have been filled with joy was tinged with fear. Knowing what I know now, I [ read more ]

  • Feb. 22nd, 2015 Links I Love

    Happy Sunday Out of the Boat readers! What’s up this week… It’s a birthday week here at the Blackburn house. Emma turns 12 today (Sunday) and Drew turns 4 on Tuesday. We have a birthday party at a local fire house scheduled for this afternoon. There will be lots of cake, allergy free blondies, presents, [ read more ]

  • Feb. 16th, 2015 Covert Justice Cover Reveal

    It’s finally here!  I have to tell you…every time I look at it, the part that shocks me is my name. My name on a book. (Insert very girly squealing). One year ago, I was living in complete chaos. Our home had been a construction zone since early January thanks to some frozen water pipes [ read more ]

  • Feb. 15th, 2015 Links I Love

    Happy Sunday Out of the Boat readers! Today, I’m starting a new weekend post. Let me know how you like it. 1st up – A writing update  (Because about three of you really want to know)! Covert Justice has a cover! Stop back by tomorrow for the big reveal! Book 2 is actually starting to [ read more ]

  • Feb. 9th, 2015 Sometimes God Asks You to Skip Bible Study

    Sometimes God asks you to skip Bible study. I know. Not really what you’d expect is it? Bible study is good. Fellowship with other believers is good. Showing up when you’ve committed to something is good. All good. But not always best. I will fully admit that when I skipped Bible study, I didn’t expect [ read more ]