All posts by tammy

you haven’t peaked

Hey friend – you haven’t peaked. Here’s the deal.  I am 42 years old.  I hate admitting it but it’s true. I went to college late.  I graduated late.  I got married late.  I had babies late.  Everything in my life I have done late.  Nothing in my life I have done early. And lately… Read More





running in a new way

A few years ago, my Pastor’s son, a Pastor himself, Matthew Barnett, participated in a World Marathon where you had to run 7 races in 7 days across 7 continents – yeah, it was that hard!  He was doing this to raise money for his wonderful organization in Los Angeles called the Dream Center.  We… Read More


mercy in the messes

“There’s a season for everything and a time for every matter under the heavens…., a time for mourning and a time for dancing.” – Ecclesiastes 3:1 & 4 CEB   As a wannabe writer, one of the worst things I can do is abandon my social media. Social media is an incredibly important tool for… Read More



i’m not a before or after

We’ve all seen them. Those fabulous “before” and “after” shots on Instagram or Facebook that share someone’s weight loss results, or fitness journey, or hair color change, or makeover look. We see an okay “before”.  And an amazing “after”. The “before” picture looks kinda sad.  The “after” picture looks wonderful. We look at these dramatic… Read More