Hi there…thanks for stopping by!
I’m Kristin; I love to write, and nothing makes me happier than stringing words together with creative abandon (with the possible exception of reading words that others have penned from the heart). Reading and writing are two of my first loves.
I’ve been married to my best friend since 2004, and I’ve had the true privilege of raising two great step-children, and several ridiculously spoiled cats. Along the way, I’ve learned quite a bit, because let’s face it, marriage can be both beautifully simple and heartbreakingly complicated (often at the same time); step-parenting is very rewarding, but one can’t ignore the challenges of blending families and hearts and hurts; and being wrangled by cats has pretty much just taught me that the adage “dogs have owners; cats have staff”is abundantly true.
I have a science geek background in zoology; human biology; and chiropractic, as well as certificates in copyediting and technical communication. Most recently, I have taught college-level anatomy & physiology. I have utter respect for the human body and its function, and mixing teaching, writing, and science makes my heart happy.
My passion is to teach women to call out the enemy’s lies that keep us stuck, fearful, and feeling isolated. When we believe such lies, the world loses out on all that we women have to offer, and that is not how He wants us to live. Christ died for us to be victorious, and yet so many of us are weighed down by the trials and pain of life.
One of the biggest lies we believe is that we need to be perfect in order to be valuable. Ladies, this is simply a big fat lie! As a recovering perfectionist myself, I can tell you from too much experience that perfection is the enemy of good effort. The enemy wants us to compare ourselves to others, and he tells us that we come up short every time. But guess what? We have a God who is bigger than anything the enemy can tell us, and if we know Him, trust Him, and truly believe His truths, we won’t get bogged down in perfectionism, comparison or any other trap the deceiver uses on us.
I hope you’ll stick around and help me wade through some of these topics in greater detail. My goal is to offer you encouragement and hope on the days when you need it most, and always, always to point to Him.
I also love cooking (cookbooks are my jam), knitting and crafting (sheep make me smile), and spending time with family and friends (because laughter is absolutely the best medicine).