Forgetting What Matters

It’s been my privilege to help behind-the-scenes as Nancy Rue mentors tweens and teens on the blog communities she has created for them. Every now and then, as I read through their comments, one...

Words that resonate–Jann Arden

I felt like I died too. We all did. I thought for a second that I felt him pull at my sleeve… But it was only my broken heart beating so hard that it was moving my arm up and down ever so slight...

Beneath the Pain

Meet my friend Anne Peterson. Oh my gosh, I’ve learned much from Anne. She writes lovely poetry, the kind my Gram would clip out and tuck away in her Bible because they said the right thing. Alw...

Memories of Montréal

by +CrystalThieringer    @cdthieringer “I’ve never been to Montréal. I’m only asking because you’re a Canadian and may have at least been to the city before…” ...

Trigeminal Neuralgia Awareness Day

It’s Trigeminal Neuralgia Awareness Day, and the whole world is lighting up in teal. Earlier this year I used trigeminal neuralgia as part of an ABC poetry challenge. The goal of the challenge w...

Thankful

by +CrystalThieringer    @cdthieringer It’s been a full week. Last winter, my husband and I made plans with John and Joëlle to attend two plays at Stratford this season. We saw Hamlet in s...