The Overflow! where souls are filled and faith is spilled

How to Pray When You’re Hanging By a Thread

Welcome to the Overflow!  Whether you’re an old friend or a new one, I’m glad you’re here. This is a place where faith is spilled and souls are filled. I hope you’ll pull up a chair and stay awhile. I’m over at Proverbs 31 today telling about a time I found myself dangling above a swirling […]

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When We Feel Alone in Our Darkness…

Welcome to the Overflow!  Whether you’re an old friend or a new one, I hope you’ll linger here where faith is spilled and souls are filled. If you like what you find and you’d welcome a trickle of inspiration in your inbox now and then, feel free to subscribe to my blog and I’ll send you a […]

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One Way to a Full Soul

Even before I’d met my friend, Katy McCown, face to face, I counted her as a sweet gift from the Lord. She is kind. Honest. Witty. And oh, so beautiful- inside and out. When we were finally able to meet in person and linger long over a cup of coffee, I immediately declared that Katy was my […]

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The Buddy Bench

Welcome! I’m glad you’re here. If you’re an old friend or a new one, I hope you’ll find that this is a place where faith is spilled and souls are filled. If you like what you find, feel free to sign up on the sidebar to receive The Overflow in your inbox, and enjoy a […]

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When You Surrender Your Story to the Author of Life

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What To Pray When You Don’t Know What To Say (And a Free Printable)

This year, I’ve been dangling in a stuck place without answers or accolades. And to be honest, I feel a bit like the twenty-year-old me just hanging on with all my strength until God shows me a way out of this place of discouragement and disappointment. Some days I cry out to Jesus with all I have […]

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What Rock Climbing Can Teach us About Prayer

 Welcome! I’m glad you’re here.  Whether you’re an old friend or a new one, I hope you’ll stay a while. If you like what you find, please sign up on the sidebar to receive my blog in your inbox now and then. Or find me on Facebook or Twitter and we’ll keep chasing Jesus together day by day. Better yet, I’d […]

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How To Anchor A Worn and Wobbling Soul

Our coffee mugs sit empty, but we still cup them in our hands as if the warm porcelain between our fingers could somehow anchor our wobbling souls. The clock pushes hard toward the end of the school day, and we know that we’ll soon part ways to collect kids and drive carpool, to sit at […]

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Why Every Marriage Needs a Good Fighter

Welcome! I’m glad you’re here. Whether you’re an old friend or a new one, I pray that you’ll be blessed as you linger in this place where faith is spilled and souls are filled. If you like what you find, I hope you’ll stop by often or find me on Facebook or Twitter.  Better yet, I’d love to connect with you […]

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When You Find the Friend Who Has Been There All Along

Hi, friends. I’m so glad you’re here! I know there are many places you could be today, and I’m thankful you’ve chosen to spend a few minutes with me.  Whether you’re an old friend or a new one, I pray that you’ll be blessed as you linger in this place where faith is spilled and souls are filled. […]

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