Friendships

Fear of Friendship

Friendship can be hard. The knowing and the being known by another human being requires such bravery and vulnerability. Remember when we were little ones and there was no fear attached to friendship. We simply embraced and curiously explored friendship—always giving our best and believing the best. Then with years Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Faith

Jesus Found At Arkansas Funeral

As I walked into the church auditorium this morning, my heart was instantly seized with a wave of grief at the sight of three caskets. I wasn’t prepared for that, and though my head knew, seeing tangible evidence of the great loss began the next hours of weighty grief. A Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Faith

Arkansas Hope and Rubble

My heart was pounding as I quickly laced up my shoes, shouting to my son that there was a tornado heading our way. My husband grabbed dirt bike helmets for our protection while my son stripped his bed and placed the mattress in the hallway. Out our west window, we Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Friendships

Be A Mentor, Find A Mentor

It can be awkward and uncomfortable at first…but a mentoring relationship is something you NEED to pursue. And hey – your seatbelt was awkward and uncomfortable but you got used to that! So buckle up and make mentoring happen in YOUR life! Do you have that “older woman” who touches Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Friendships

Embracing Menopausal Weight Gain

I just watched some ridiculous commercial discussing how awful it is to experience menopausal weight gain and how I can take some drugs to fight against it. Decision made…I am going to punch menopausal weight gain in the face and just embrace it. I mean really – why are women Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Friendships

Encouragement Cafe Chat

More than a year ago I “met” Luann Prater by phone and we shared our hearts on life, where God had us and what the big dreams were He had placed in our hearts. Imagine my surprise when I found out she would be coming to Little Rock a few weeks ago Read more…

By Tracey, ago