Meet Amanda

Hi there, I'm Amanda. 
Welcome!

I've been writing online for 15 years, and just love connecting with women through written and spoken word. I hope your time here leaves you encouraged and full of hope, as you walk the road set before you. I am passionate about seeing women thrive in their roles, feel a part of something bigger than themselves, and accept the gift that is Christ. Because I just don't know how I'd do this life without Him.

My first book, Shiny Things: Mothering on Purpose in a World of Distractions released in April 2019 is co-written with my good buddy, Anne-Renee Gumley. Click here to learn more! 

If you'd like to connect further, join me over on Instagram @amanda_bacon_  Also, to receive my posts in your inbox as they're published, just enter your email address below.







FAMILY


I have been married for 22 years and am the mama of 8 awesome kids through birth and adoption. Life is never dull, but is often exhausting, yet rewarding. I never imagined for one second that I would be the mom of a large family. Not. One. Second. But here I am. Obviously God's ways are so much higher than mine. When I'm not driving carpool and feeding people, I'm writing, reading, and wandering outdoors.




FAVORITES


  • I'm crazy about British television. Obsessed is more accurate. 
  • I love tea and coffee.
  • I love to read, own and collect books (antique versions too).
  • School supplies are one of my love languages. New boxes of crayons especially.
  • I lived in Alaska for 30 years, and have recently moved with my family to North Carolina. So I'm working on my love for all things NC in an attempt to match my love for my home state. 
  • I'm on staff at Proverbs 31 Ministries on Lysa TerKeurst's ministry team. It's a dream come true and I'm just loving it.

AT NIGHT PODCAST


If you lay in bed at night with a world of worry or concerns on your mind — if you're dreading the days or weeks to come and can't turn your mind off at the end of the day, the At Night podcast is for you.


These short stretches of audio will serve as the soundtrack when you're getting ready for bed or as you're settling in for sleep. Hit play whenever you need something to steady your mind and heart at the end of the day. May these brief episodes filled with Scripture, prayer, and thoughts to calm your heart bless you and keep you, my friend. Welcome to At Night. Listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and more!


On the 15th day of each month, new episodes will be added to the collection that will help you focus on Truth when you’re burdened and searching for peaceful rest.



FOR the MOMS


Head on over and join All the Mom Things Podcast community on Facebook to encourage and help you in your life as a mom. Listen to All the Mom Things podcast on iTunes, Spotify, or directly on the website.