These are my favorite


Your time is valuable, and your inbox gets flooded with offers and sales.

I'm here to help. As a Enneagram 5w6 (if you know, you know), I've read hundreds of books, paid for a ton of courses and subscriptions, and joined several groups. 

But as I've gotten older (and busier), I've honed in on my favorites. These are the tried-and-true, can't miss, helpful and economical tools I highly recommend.

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ice cream on a
Texas summer


When I was a new mom, I wanted a sweet, funny, encouraging devotional I could read in minutes a day. So I created "Grace for the Race." And now, it's my gift to you, or a mom you know.

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Grace for the Race: Devotional for Moms

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Learn more about Elizabeth, Anna, Hagar, Leah, and Rachel in this FREE 5-day email Bible study. 

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Weary Women of the Bible

who said the good stuff in life isn't freE?

The Freebies

featured podcasts

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Dena & Carey talk about marriage and share their funniest moments and best fights  from their 26 years.

The Adventure of Married Life

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Dena shares her journey through postpartum depression and vulnerably tells her story of healing. 

Depression & Anxiety to Hope & Healing

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Dena chats with Jill about an emotional year of loss and her battle with depression, chronic illness. 

Finding Hope 

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Dena discusses how to navigate female friendship and faith in this modern day.



I use Canva for all sorts of marketing materials. In fact, I use it so much, I now pay for the Pro version. It makes even non-designers look like professional designers.

templates for everything



Joining CC was a game-changer for me. I met amazing kindred spirits and every week, I get new inspiring content from. ministry-minded women. 

online community for women writers and speakers

Called Creatives

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I'm not a photographer, but I love sharing content on social media, my blog and site,  and my newsletter. Pixistock has all sorts of templates, photos, and other resources to help creatives SHINE. 

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I wouldn't want to do without these.

Business Tools


Are you in a place of brokenness or weariness and in need of God’s healing?

7 Ways To Find Hope When You're Hurt


Daily life can be extremely stressful, especially the last year or two, and the unhealthy ways we often deal with that stress can lead to health problems, relationship conflicts, and even a feeling of hopelessness.

6 Ways To Be More Optimistic


The 30-odd journals on my bookshelf prove that I’ve had a passion for writing since I was a little girl. And after my first son was born, I began prayerfully crafting and submitting book proposals. 

4 Myths of Book Publishing


What are your dreams? Have you given them up because you think you’re too old to accomplish anything of worth?

Why You're Never Too Old To Achieve Your

My favorite posts about life, calling, and motherhood

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