LEEANA'S BLOG

Read and respond to Leeana's musings on faith, love, writing, relationships, and all things hope-filled . . .
 

This is for all of us who have lost something . . .

The last year has been the hardest year of my life. I have found myself in the middle of my greatest fear, walking through the very situation I would have done anything to avoid. One year ago, my husband, Steve, came home from back-to-back deployments -- he had been...

Every Wall Becomes a Door

If you've read Begin Again, you might have seen the beautiful poem by Fr. Francis Dorrf that I chose for the epigraph of the book. It reads: I’ll know I've been raised from the dead When everything becomes a door— Every brick wall, Every dead end, Every Judas friend,...

Reflections on Release Day

Today is "release day" for my new book, Begin Again. Some of you will go to your mailbox today and you'll do what I did a week or so ago -- you'll find a package and you'll open it to find this book. What a wild thing. I can still viscerally remember the dark mornings...

Good Things Galore (Free for YOU!)

Good Things Galore (Free for YOU!)

Hello PRECIOUS TRIBE! Lots going on over here, and I want to make sure you’re in the know about it all! First, welcome to my newly updated site, if you haven’t seen it already! Grateful to all the hands who helped give it a fresh face.* Click around and check out all...

3 Ways to Stay with Yourself in the New Year

3 Ways to Stay with Yourself in the New Year

  Happy New Year! I hope you experienced some joy and peace and rest and some laughter during your holiday season, as a sense of humor keeps us sane. We stayed here in San Diego for Christmas, welcoming a new puppy—Rosie—into our family. She is a spunky black...

LEEANA

is a writer, mother of three, and storyteller.