“I'm a mom with lots of kids to love. ”
I also chase words around my brain and hope they land on the page.
The proof is in the pudding, so they say. Next week I will send a list of names or “Influencers” to my publisher. So, what is an influencer? I’m glad you asked. Honestly, I’m still trying to figure this out myself. An influencer is someone who...
God embedded gifts within each of us before the beginning of time to perform specialized tasks here on Earth (Ephesians 2:10). Actually, the calling God places on our hearts can never be withdrawn;, according to Romans 11:29 it’s irrevocable....
Let’s get one thing straight, friends. This Friday, May 10, I will not be Debbie Downer when I speak at Calvary Church in Jupiter.Why do I need to clarify this? Well, our ever-talented Creative Director from Calvary, Kevin, chided me yesterday...
I’m a wife, speaker, and professional patient. However, my most important role is managing The Hedegard Academy (est. 2003) where I instruct four gifted children. Writing, jogging (more like a fast walk with a hop), and chasing kids are my passions.
Oh, and I am deeply in love with my husband. Ten years ago, I would have internally scoffed at any women who claimed such a thing.
My God’s always bigger than I give Him credit for.
What I Blog About:
My mess ups.
Not in that order.
I’m represented by the brilliant Rachelle Gardner of Books and Such Literary Agency.
(Yeah, I still can’t believe that last line either.)
Well, can anyone pronounce my last name: Hedegard?
Didn’t think so.
It’s bad enough my first name gets twisted to Danby, Darcy, Daffy—so, in an effort to save fellow followers the headache of guessing how to spell both my first and last name, Dabneyland was created. That, and I love all things Disney. A fun play on words seemed like a good idea for a blog.
Ask me again in 10 years. :}
I could tell you that at age 25 the doctor discovered a football-sized tumor in my chest.
I could also tell you my greater fear grew in my belly, inches below my mass: a six week old baby.
But what you need to know, what you really need to focus on is that life sometimes isn’t in the living. It’s in the surviving. That’s where our eyes readjust to the truths surrounding our circumstances.
10 years and four near-death experiences later, I figured out that life isn’t so much about me. It’s about what He wants to do through me.
This story is about an ordinary girl in search of hope.
"The Lord does not give us ideas to frustrate, confuse, or limit us. He imparts wisdom so that we might bring about change in our world." Charles Stanley Learn More