Colon Cancer Books

March 28, 2019 | Danielle | Cancer, Communications | 0

This is the last week of March, Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and what better way to close out the month than with a list of some great colon cancer books? I enjoy raising awareness by telling my personal story of surviving colon cancer at age 17 and by connecting with others who’ve been impacted all…

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Following the Cloud with Navah

March 26, 2019 | Danielle | Faith | 0

I usually don’t blog about church itself, but I want to share what’s happening at our church now that we’ve left our building and our plan is “following the cloud” around Kansas City and becoming a scattered, nomadic church for a season. It’s a really neat story that’s just begun. I’m anticipating that God is…

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Spring is Coming – A Devotional

March 25, 2019 | Danielle | Devotionals | 0

“For land that has drunk the rain that often falls on it, and produces a crop useful to those for whose sake it is cultivated, receives a blessing from God.” -Hebrews 6:7 ESV On my walk around the neighborhood the other day, I saw a pop of green against grainy, muddy black dirt and it…

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Wow – my younger self was so bold.

March 22, 2019 | Danielle | Home & Work | 0

I was reading through old blog posts tonight – posts from my former blog at Semicolon Stories – and I realized my younger self was much wiser and bolder than I give her credit for – and much more fearless too. The same goes for my old journals I skimmed through a few months ago…

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Meet author Kristina Smith – Widowed at age 25

March 16, 2019 | Danielle | Cancer, Testimony | 0

I met Kristina a few years ago at a meeting for people 7 Billion Ones featured, she quickly told me she was widowed at age 25 after her husband’s stage 4 colorectal cancer diagnosis. Our paths soon wove together as she became a Fight CRC advocate. She recently released a book that gives an honest…

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My favorite blueberry pie recipe

March 14, 2019 | Danielle | B's Kitchen | 0

Happy Pi[e] day – this glorious day where we celebrate all things pie. Today, I am sharing my favorite blueberry pie recipe. If you’re just here for the recipe, here it is:  My favorite blueberry pie recipe. If you’re here for a cute little story on why I love this blueberry pie recipe, keep reading.…

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God’s Naked Masterpiece

March 7, 2019 | Danielle | Faith, Parenting | 0

In honor of International Women’s Day, this is for all of my sisters out there. My daughter danced into my room as a way to say “good morning.” I looked over expecting to see the same sight I do most days, an 8-year-old with disheveled pajamas and crazy hair. But that’s not what I saw…

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Mama Needs a Nap – A Devotional

March 4, 2019 | Danielle | Devotionals, Parenting | 2

I couldn’t help but feel guilty. “Mommy, play with me!” my daughter insisted as a Barbie made its way into my tired hands. I so badly wanted to enter her pretend world and enjoy the moment as plastic Princesses Belle and Jasmine climbed up my leg, the make-believe mountain. I quickly recited a few lines…

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