All I’ve Ever Needed {Encouragement for Teen Girls}

The guitar felt good in her hands. Adrenaline washed over, pumping through her limbs as she stood on the stage.  She allowed her eyes a momentary scan of the crowd, a sea of faces, bathed in lowlight. Her heart thudded in her ears. Her left hand’s fingers found the strings, pressed them to the fretboard; her right hand ripped down …

Coffee Converts {Encouragement for Teen Girls}

My friend jumped into the passenger seat of my car.  She sniffed, then chuckled.  “Of course.  Amy’s car would smell like coffee!” What she actually smelling was a combination of  the new French Vanilla air freshener that I had just put up that morning, and my Starbucks Pike Place that I had grabbed on the way over. But what she was alluding …

One Word {Encouragement for Teen Girls}

One word. The thought baffles me. Verbosity is my weakness. I heard the challenge on the radio a couple of days ago. Instead of writing out a list of goals and achievements; resolutions for the year, to choose one word. One word to hold onto. One word to inspire. One word. Only one. So I started thinking. I can do …