Two Reasons I Still Have Hope

Two Reasons I Still Have Hope

I’m in love with Autumn. It’s like hitting the restart button on my little corner of the world. It’s a visual reminder that summers full of energy, activity and adventure cannot and should not last forever. There comes a time to slow down and rest.

There is undeniable beauty in the color of dying leaves, but beauty is not so easily found in the death of all things. I think of my friend ...

The Cost of Making a Great Record

The Cost of Making a Great Record

As you may or may not have seen, this past Friday (11/11/16) was the fruition of months of hard work on my new Christmas album, UNTO US (my 10th full-length record of my nearly 13-year career as a full-time musician). I have an incredible network of fans who are willing to support my music, and over 2,000 Kickstarter backers helped fund the making of UNTO US this summer ...

Dreams, Radio, and Reality.

Dreams, Radio, and Reality.

Do you know that scene in the movie "That Thing You Do?" The one in which the small-town band hears their song on the radio for the first time and completely freaks out? That's how my husband, Dave,  and I felt on Halloween, 2009, when we turned on our car stereo in Phoenix and heard my very own voice singing, "I have unanswered prayers…