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Fearless Footwear

Though I’ve only known Melinda for less than a handful of months, I love how she tells a story.  I think you will too.  I first met her through Story Sessions, and I am grateful to have her sharing her beautiful words on pressing in beautiful, fearless footwear.


You know what I enjoy most about having a love affair with shoes?

I can be outside of my goal weight, sporting a dull, blemished complexion with grey, wiry roots popping right out of my hairline- but the confidence that comes from wearing the right pair of shoes just cannot be ignored.

My shoes ground me. They speak of my presence and my purpose. They are what express my posture and my confidence. Now, before you go thinking about how silly that confidence is, let me tell you how I arrived here.

I was a master-colorist working in the salon; I was the go-to girl for color corrections, the specialist. And let me tell you, I have seen it all: The blonde highlights turned green; the at-home bleaching disasters; the medium brown that turned out black; the poodle perms; the chemical haircuts and the brand new redhead whose husband hated it. I’ve seen it all and fixed it all. Continue reading Fearless Footwear

Living in the Advent Whisper

Candle Ceremony marvia davidson

Waiting, hoping, and wondering.  They clung to a hope they could not see.  They believed a promise that seemed impossible.  They kept their faith even when things were dreadfully bleak.  They waited.

These saints of old waited for the promise.  The King would come and set things right.  This is the essence of Advent – an expectant, unwavering, hope-filled waiting.

I can’t imagine what it must have been like to have such deep expectation for a promise and not live long enough to see it come to fruition.  However, men and women of God didn’t give up.  They chose to believe their Advent King would come.

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