I'm Ingrid

and my front porch is always open.

Podcast

with my friend Brenda Yoder

Tell Your Story

Our stories matter. Can I help share yours?

Welcome! I love stories. Do you? I’ll share a few here and invite you to capture and share some of your own. Leave your e-mail address and I’ll send you Slice of Life Notes, a monthly message with links to blog posts and a few extras written just for you!

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Slice of LifeWisdom

Slow Down and Respect the Process

Driving west on a local highway early one morning, I met a runner trudging along at the edge of morning traffic. Sweat dripping from his face, he took care to stay in the berm as semi trailers and morning commuters flew by. Through my windshield I spied a look of pain that revealed an all-too-familiar message: "This is hard. I'm not sure I can...

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Slice of LifeStory

Un-Masked: When Our Eyes Do the Talking

A trip to England, a writing workshop in Alaska, visits with my kids in Nashville and Chicago, a friend's wedding ... The list of things I've missed during this pandemic is lengthy and counting the losses can be discouraging, even painful. I'm sure it's the same for you. Some freedoms -- such as dining in restaurants, going to movies and...

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FaithGood BooksSlice of Life

Do You Have Questions About Racism? Me, Too

"Let us speak for ourselves." The words stung, but they needed to be said. In response to an all-white panel discussion a few years ago around the topic "how can white authors write about and for people of color", this one statement gave us the answer we needed. Step aside. Hand us the microphone. Let us speak. Fueled by the events of the past...

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