Good morning! Today is the Monday after a VERY full weekend. This is how I feel at the moment.
There isn’t enough coffee in this house to make me feel more awake.
Here’s what happened this weekend.
1. Julie Cantrell (New York Times Bestselling/Award winning/International rockstar of Christian Fiction) came to town. She was the keynote speaker at the Breathe Christian Writers Conference. Amelia Rhodes and I took her around ArtPrize (an art competition held in Grand Rapids). It. Was. Super-deeeeee-dooper fun.
2. I was part of a book signing/reading/event with four authors that I greatly (read: GREATLY) admire.
3. Breathe Conference was this weekend. Whew! A whole bunch of writers gathered to be inspired, rub elbows, guzzle coffee, etc. Breathe is my very, VERY favorite conference.
4. At the conference, something really exciting happened.
The conference was wonderful and I made some sweet friends and reunited with others (I got my hug quota for sure).
Oh! Also, I wrote a blog post for Amelia Rhodes’s Pray A to Z project. I wrote about my struggle with depression. Please go read it, comment, and pray for those you know who live with any form of mental illness. Compassion and mercy go a long way when given in love.