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This Mom’s Story

Posted by Julie on March 20, 2015 in About Me, encouragement, God's Word, Julie Arduini, Life Lessons, surrender |

Believe it or not, my schedule is already opening to May. June. July. Even August is filling up. Although as I type snow is falling, I’m planning ahead to days where tulips will be out, lilacs will be blooming and grass will need to be cut. I’m a planner by nature and some of my […]

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Saturday Confession: Scar Tissue

Posted by Julie on January 3, 2015 in About Me, encouragement, Julie Arduini, Life Lessons, Saturday Confession, surrender |

It’s been awhile since I’ve confessed, and Saturday is the day I do it. For new readers it’s not to air my laundry, it’s to encourage. Because there is one thing I know—the true defeated one likes us to think we’re the defeated ones. And if I can shed light on my struggles and surrender […]

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Character Confession: What I Wish the World Knew About Depression

I was stunned to open my Facebook feed and find it full of tributes to Robin Williams. I knew he wasn’t even 65, so I wondered if it was his heart. I was devastated to read and now know it was a suicide. His family shared that he had been struggling with deep depression. His […]

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Book Review: Faith Departed by Elizabeth Maddrey

Posted by Julie on June 10, 2014 in ACFW, Book Review, encouragement, God's Word, Julie Arduini, Life Lessons, surrender, Writing |

Book Description: Starting a family was supposed to be easy. Twin sisters June and July have never encountered an obstacle they couldn’t overcome. Married just after graduating college, the girls and their husbands remained a close-knit group. Now settled and successful, the next logical step is children. But as the couples struggle to conceive, each must reconcile […]

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Character Confession: I Don’t Know if Fat Floats

This started out as a reply to The Common Queen, a dear, dear friend who is cleaning it up on the Internet. Her little blog is going places, and once you read her posts, you’ll see why. In writing you need a voice, and Holly’s got it. Besides this great post, which got two THOUSAND […]

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A2Z Meme: Ultrasounds

Posted by Julie on May 29, 2012 in About Me, Julie Arduini, Life Lessons |

Boy, writing a post on the letter “U” is a toughie. I wanted to do something out of the box, so I’m going with ultrasounds. I’ve had a few. For those that have enjoyed good health, maybe you don’t realize ultrasounds can highlight the best of times, the blandest of times, and the worst times. […]

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