Weekly Weekend Wrap-up plus End of Season Review

Today marks the end of one journey and the beginning of another

This is it, today is the day! Today marks the end of one journey and the beginning of another. I started blogging in 2008, when I quit working on the copy desk for The Daily News Journal. Jimmy Hart was the editor, and he now works at MTSU. Taylor Loyal was my shift editor and […]

The Good News Sunday Show

An open letter to Marvelous, Infinite, Matchless Grace

I walk around in a haze half the time not knowing what I’m doing. I’m a pretty smart chick, but I ain’t got nothing. I walk around like my head’s  in the clouds half the time not knowing what I’m doing. I’m a pretty smart woman, but I don’t know nothing. Grace that exceeds our […]

Back seat blogging for Moms

A summer break survival plan

My secret to designing great graphics is prayer. Ten years ago I shared this secret with someone and that someone set out to force me to create for those whom I had no contact with. I was working part-time for Murfreesboro City Schools, feeding the children. While I ran my business East Wind Productions from […]

Creative Biz Marathon

Where are they now?

Yesterday, we unearthed a movement from the sonyamacdesigns archives. Back in 2011 me and some other creative business minded women met for twenty-four consective hours online to create our business plans for the very next year. And would you not know it, it’s been a raging success. I don’t know why I didn’t see it […]

Three nails

One of the many reasons I love my husband so is he gets my love for our Lord and savior Jesus Christ. Not long after we were married he pulled these nails out of some old wood just for me. The moment I saw them, he knew I wanted them. So, there we were standing in […]

Then and Now {Joy}

This child I prayed three years for is now a TN Promise student! Lillian is married to her High School sweet heart, has a really cute apartment, finished High School early and is about to graduate (march) from Holloway High School. Yes, she suffers with sever depression, but she is no thing but a blessing. […]

Then and now (You Love Me Anyway)

My friend Tommi (glasses) posted this photo on Face Book yesterday for Throw Back Thursday. I’m not sure exactly when this photo was taken. But, it looks like it was taken sometime before the birth of my daughter Lillian. Maybe two or three years before Lillian was born. So, that would mean I was around thirty or […]