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Katie M. Reid

I am so glad YOU are here! This is a place to receive love for your doer's heart and rest for your try-hard soul. Discover articles, messages, songs, and resources to help you breathe deeply and walk freely. Exchange striving for settledness, and guilt for peace as you walk out your God-given purpose. Now ... let's find grace in the unraveling; together.

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FROM THE BLOG

A Tale of Two Houses (Missing Words from Made Like Martha)

I had three months to write my book (ten chapters and a five-week bible study). When I turned it in the first time, it was about 80,000 words (yikes!). My fantastic editor may have used the word "tome" to describe it- ha! Now it's much more manageable with 55,000 words (yay!). So where did all those words go? Well, some went in the trash … READ MORE >

Interview with Laura Dingman (Author of This I Know)

We are honored to host, Laura Dingman, as part of the Author Interview Series. Laura and I were connected through her editor Judy, through Carol Kent's Speak Up Conference. If you are a writer or speaker, we highly recommend attending this great conference. *Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you click through and purchase, we … READ MORE >

Freeing the Heart of an Enneagram Type One

As you know by now, I am intrigued and fascinated by the Enneagram and how it points us toward empathy for others and kindness toward ourselves. I'm a Type One. Singer/Songwriter Ryan O'Neal, of Sleeping at Last, says this of Type Ones: "...their inner critic is so much more aggressively judgmental and intense than they are to anyone else. … READ MORE >