Create a Sanctuary for Your Soul – CALTF Episode 021

Creating a Life That Flourishes Podcast

Alexandra Stoddard, author of Living a Beautiful Life, wrote, “There is a reverence for the simple, quiet pleasures of living well and beautifully at home. Home is where we return for fulfillment and wholeness.” Your home should be a sanctuary for your soul – a haven full of love, laughter, and the peace of God. It […]

Summer Art Course for Kids, Teens, and Moms Too!

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There’s nothing quite like summertime – long, lazy days playing outdoors in the hot sunshine, eating homemade ice cream or juicy watermelons, catching lightning bugs just after sunset, or camping out in the backyard at night. Kids live for summer when they’re as free as birds! But sometimes they get a little bored too… So, why […]

Music for Your Soul – CALTF Episode 020

Creating a Life That Flourishes Podcast

Johann Sebastian Bach once said, “Music is an agreeable harmony for the honor of God and the permissible delights of the soul.” Music helps give expression to the deep emotions of the human soul. It crosses all cultural boundaries and transcends other sensory experiences. In this episode of the Creating a Life That Flourishes podcast, I talk about how […]

How NOT to Flourish

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I write a lot about “flourishing.” I mean, Flourish is the name of this blog, after all. So, I write about flourishing in your spirit, flourishing in your soul (your mind, emotions, and creative center), and flourishing in your body…blah blah blah. But who really even cares about flourishing? Maybe you’d rather find out how […]

The Beauty of the Written Word – CALTF Episode 019

Creating a Life That Flourishes Podcast

Martin Luther once wrote, “If you want to change the world, pick up your pen and write.” Learning how to express the deepest thoughts and ideas of your heart through writing is one way in which you can cultivate your soul. In this episode of the Creating a Life That Flourishes podcast, I talk about the beauty of the written […]

His Joy is Your Strength

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Are you struggling in a certain area and feeling exceptionally weak? Do you feel as if you are worn out and can’t go on much longer? Are you in need of extra strength to get you through whatever you’re dealing with? Then remember this: The joy of the Lord is your strength (Nehemiah 8:10). But how […]

FREE Mother’s Day Chalkboard Art Print

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Happy Mother’s Day, beautiful, hard-working mama! I hope your day is filled with heartfelt joy! And I wanted to bless you with a FREE 8×10 hand lettered chalkboard art print. This is the digital version of the original piece that I created for my mom last year on Mother’s Day. So for a limited time […]

Igniting Your Creative Passions – CALTF Episode 018

Creating a Life That Flourishes Podcast

Edith Schaeffer, author of The Hidden Art of Homemaking, wrote, “Express yourself…in what you can produce yourself, with some degree of originality, craftsmanship or artistic creativity.” Tapping into the creativity that is on the inside of you and expressing yourself with something made by your own hands will cultivate and nourish your soul like nothing […]

Young Living Essential Oils AND Bonus Offers!

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For over a year now, I have been a “closet essential oil user.” However, when my youngest son developed a serious physical condition that steroids didn’t help and that his oculoplastic surgeon said would require surgery (and even then, would probably be a recurring problem throughout his life which would require even more surgeries), I began to research […]

Flourish Daybook for April


I realize I gush far too much about springtime, but what a truly glorious season it is! I love the month of April with so many vibrant colored flowers, lush green trees and lawns, and life thriving all around this part of Georgia. It brings such joy to this Southern girl’s heart! So, here are some of the […]