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When You Feel Scared — Blossom Tip 23   Recently updated !

What is the biggest fear you face today? I was thinking about Blossoming despite fear yesterday, while jogging through my dark neighborhood at 5:30 am. Though dawn was nowhere in sight, I chose to cut through Myrtle Park. A dark park, with a few path lights here and there…and me, wearing a white jacket, light beige running pants, and a […]

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When You Feel Sorry for Yourself — Blossom Tip 22

“If you show up every day, you’re a hero!” says Blossy. “It takes guts just to show up and do what you’re called to do. Keep moving forward, sharing what you’ve been given and saying what’s on your heart – without judging or criticizing yourself.”     Sometimes, though, it’s easy to start feeling sorry for yourself. You may have […]


Picture This When You’re Lonely — Blossom Tip 21

How do you cope with feelings of loneliness? I’ve received a few comments from readers who are feeling a bit blue these days. February is the depths of winter for many of us…and Valentine’s Day can be hard. Here are two ways I flow through my lonely moments: Tiffy and Blossy!   If dogs and drawing aren’t your thing, what […]

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How to Make Tomorrow Better – Blossom Tip 20

This week, Blossy and I are thinking about things that will benefit us tomorrow, or next week, or even next year. “Do something today that your future self will thank you for,” says Blossy — and I agree 🙂     We don’t know what tomorrow holds. Sometimes we can barely hold today together, much less tomorrow or next week. […]


Weaving Through the Darkness – Blossom Tip 19

Today, Blossy and I are sharing tips that are rather disconnected. She wanted to encourage you to pause, take a deep breath, and make sure you’re going in the right direction. I wanted to talk about The Weaver. So, we decided to compromise! And do both 🙂       “Every day brings you one step closer,” says Blossy, “but […]

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The Desires of Your Heart – Blossom Tip 18

The Desires of Your Heart – Blossom Tip 18

“Let go of what is no longer yours,” says Blossy, “so you can pick up what God is giving you…”     “Look, I am doing a new thing!” says God in Isaiah 43:19. “Do you not perceive it?” That’s one of my favorite sentences in the Bible — and in my life. The desires of your heart What, my […]


Something Good – Blossom Tip 17

“Every day may not be good,” says Blossy, “but there is something good in every day.” Sometimes listening to a song is the one good thing today. Or maybe it’s bigger, like an unexpected compliment, surprise, or gift. Maybe a decision to go on a cruise, or finally take care of that thing you’ve been avoiding for too long! Maybe […]

Something Good – Blossom Tip 17

Someone for You to Meet – Blossom Tip 16

Someone for You to Meet – Blossom Tip 16

Say “Hello, Blossy” to our newest member of She Blossoms! She’s walking a tightrope in this drawing, and I suspect she’ll be even more adventurous as she blossoms.     Blossy was born during my week of solitude over the Christmas break — though her seeds were planted weeks ago. Maybe months. She’s my mascot/mouthpiece, my creative girl, my Blossomy […]


The Winner and Puppies – Blossom Tip 15

Your vote mattered! Last week – in Which Do You Prefer? Blossom Tip 14 – I asked you to vote on your favorite book title (for a book I’m writing on walking out of loss, into a new season of life). Here are the results: 62 votes for Rise: Moving Forward When Your Heart Keeps Looking Back 48 votes for […]

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