Growing Forward


Get on Your Side – Blossom Tip 51

Have you ever wondered whose side you’re on? You’d think you’d be on your own side—after all, you’re a pretty cool person with a big heart and good sense of humor—but you find yourself sabotaging your own efforts, plans, and goals. Sometimes you even sabotage your relationships. Your life. Your self. Maybe you sabotage your […]

Get on Your Side – Blossom Tip 51

Letting Go – Blossom Tip 50

Letting Go – Blossom Tip 50

A year ago I was brainstorming titles for Growing Forward When You Can’t Go Back and I asked for your opinion. I offered three possible titles and you voted – and your choices helped me pick my title (which I love, by the way. Thank you!). Your feedback taught me something new and important about letting […]


The Turning Point – Blossom Tip 47

While proofreading the final manuscript of Growing Forward When You Can’t Go Back, I found the turning point. Chapter Seven: Reviving Your Heart With Hannah isn’t just pivotal, it’s also one of my favorite chapters in the book. Reviving Your Heart is a chapter that transitions us from healing to moving forward. It’s time to accept […]

Turning Point She Blossoms Tip 47

Holding on to Hope Blossom Tip 46

How to Hold on to Hope  – Blossom Tip 46

What are you hoping for today? Maybe you’re hoping for physical healing for your bad back, painful migraines, or constant fatigue. Maybe you’re hoping for emotional healing for your broken heart, depression, or anxiety. Maybe you’re hoping for spiritual healing for yourself, a family member, or your country. Maybe you’re hoping for courage, strength, and […]