Priscilla Shirer, Speaking engagements

.mom conference!

I can’t believe this event is sneaking up as fast as it is, but the .mom conference in Birmingham is just a few short weeks away. If you don’t know much about it, here’s the scoop. It’s a conference for moms of all ages and stages, and has speakers such as myself, Priscilla Shirer, Angela Thomas, and Vicki Courtney. There are some FANTASTIC breakout sessions with women who are all along the road of parenting, and I cannot wait to sit in on some of them. Click here

for the event’s home page for specifics.

It’s so cool to have a conference that is geared toward us moms and that offers such a range of ages, issues, questions, and so on. I think it’s going to be a blast.

Want to know another reason it’s going to be a blast?

Guess who is hosting this little soiree? Umm, could it be two of the funniest women ever to land in the blogosphere? I think yes.

Boomama and Big mama are our official hosts. I know, I know. It’s off the charts.

SO, if you are already planning on coming, I can’t wait to squeeze your neck. If you haven’t gotten tickets but you would like to come, here’s your chance!!!! Just leave any old comment on this post and you will enter yourself into a giveaway…are you ready for this???

I’m giving away 5 sets of tickets!!!!! So you have 5 chances to win a ticket for you and a friend to the .mom conference. 

If you think you could get to Birmingham the weekend of Sept. 23-24, go ahead and thrown in your comment!!! We would love to have you join us :)

If you want to go ahead and buy a ticket, just click here and you’ll be taken over there to do so.

I am so looking forward to this, and I hope you’ll join us!!!

*****UPDATE – WINNERS!*****
Colleen Conner
Ashley Bourg
Shannon Jones
Leslie Barton
Melanie Watanabe 

With love,

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  • Reply Amanda Stephens August 8, 2011 at 5:06 am

    I will finally be back in the south and can come. YAY!

  • Reply Staceymbach August 8, 2011 at 5:07 am

    Would love to attend!! How fun!

  • Reply Missy August 8, 2011 at 5:08 am

    I am in Montgomery…SOOOOO close to Birmingham….and would love to win tickets to be able to attend!!

  • Reply Kodi August 8, 2011 at 5:08 am

    I live all the way in North Missouri, but I’d find a way to be there.

  • Reply Whitney August 8, 2011 at 5:13 am

    This sounds SOOOOO fun!!!

  • Reply Robin Dayneko August 8, 2011 at 5:13 am

    Pick Me, Pick Me, Pick Me!!!!

  • Reply Gretta August 8, 2011 at 5:14 am

    As a Mom to 3 kids, I would LOVE to win these tickets ~ Thanks for the chance!  And I only live 30 minutes from Birmingham…added bonus!  :)

  • Reply Mia August 8, 2011 at 5:18 am

    I live in Oregon and would DEFINITELY fly to Birmingham for this event!

  • Reply Ajqmama August 8, 2011 at 5:32 am

    I live in Georgia, so Birmingham isn’t that far. I’d love to go!

  • Reply Elizabeth August 8, 2011 at 6:24 am

    Oh, man.  I could use a weekend like this!

  • Reply Jenn H. August 8, 2011 at 6:31 am

    I would LOVE a mom weekend away!!

  • Reply Elizabeth Ward August 8, 2011 at 6:41 am

    wow, this would be an awesome opportunity! i would love to attend if you pick me! thanks so much!

  • Reply Jen August 8, 2011 at 10:25 am

    If I win, I will give them away. (is that allowed? If not, just delete my comment)

  • Reply Kelly Jankowski August 8, 2011 at 11:23 am

    I could use a weekend to recharge my batteries, and would love to go!

  • Reply Ashlee Hansen August 8, 2011 at 11:55 am

    This would be so great!  Ashlee Hansen

  • Reply Sarah Bendel August 8, 2011 at 12:30 pm

    What an amazing giveaway! I would love to go!!!

  • Reply Magen Gilmore August 8, 2011 at 12:36 pm

    So excited yall are coming to Alabama, I live in Huntsville and think it would be amazing for me and a friend to come- I hope I win :)

  • Reply E Sorgius August 8, 2011 at 1:01 pm

    My two best friends and I are contemplating coming. With 6 six kids under 4 between the 3 of us, we would LOVE this weekend getaway!

  • Reply amymiller August 8, 2011 at 1:09 pm

    I live in Birmingham and would LOVE to come and meet you and Big and Boo and all those I stalk…um… I mean follow along online! 

  • Reply Jessica August 8, 2011 at 1:18 pm

    I would LOVE to attend!!!

  • Reply Jennette August 8, 2011 at 1:23 pm

    Would love to attend!

  • Reply Kerri August 8, 2011 at 1:32 pm

    sounds like so much fun!

  • Reply Brandi August 8, 2011 at 1:36 pm

    Oh, I am so excited because I’ve already got my ticket!! So looking forward to this event. Can’t wait to hug your neck. :)

  • Reply M_earnhart August 8, 2011 at 1:37 pm

    Sounds like a blast.  Me and BFF could totally make it to Birmingham!

  • Reply Jaima Schutt August 8, 2011 at 1:56 pm

    I would so love this! I need this! Spiritually and mentally! It would also be great to hug your neck! I’m a Nashvillian, too!

  • Reply Deborah Boutwell August 8, 2011 at 2:16 pm

    I’ve just requested that day off from work.  I would love to win a ticket, but I would be coming by myself.

  • Reply Anonymous August 8, 2011 at 2:19 pm

    Oohh, I would love to be entered!  I’d definitely be up for a road trip for this!

  • Reply Sarah August 8, 2011 at 2:37 pm

    I would love to win these tickets for me and my sister (5 children between the 2 of us)–and sit under the teaching of these amazing women!

  • Reply hannburger August 8, 2011 at 2:38 pm

    I really, really want those tickets!  :)

  • Reply Christy August 8, 2011 at 2:40 pm

    Sounds like a wonderful weekend of being encouraged, inspired and challenged. I would love a chance to win and will take my sister. Between the two of us, we have 5 children ranging in age from 2 months to 20 years old. We would love a weekend get away!!!

  • Reply Craig_Kristy Hudson August 8, 2011 at 2:50 pm

    Count me in! I didn’t know you were coming to town :)

  • Reply Michaela_182000 August 8, 2011 at 2:56 pm

    Would LOVE to be at this conference. I live right outside of Pensacola, FL so B-ham is only 3 hours away!!! This would be awesome for a bunch of my girlfriends at church……so needed!!!!

  • Reply Kim August 8, 2011 at 2:57 pm

    sounds like fun!

  • Reply JustJess August 8, 2011 at 2:57 pm

    I would love to win a ticket! I am not a mom yet but in the midst of an adoption. What a great way to start!

  • Reply Melissa August 8, 2011 at 3:12 pm

    I just returned from the MOPS Conference in Nashville and my friend Jacqui and I had a fantastic conversation and photos with Lisa Harper and Paige Greene while waiting for a table for lunch.  Lisa told me about your upcoming drawing to win.  Jacqui lives in AL and is already attending .MOM (not sure if I could make it if I win, but would absolutely try my hardest!)  I also heard that you were at MOPS this weekend one day- wish I could have met you!  Looking so forward to hearing you speak at Pittsburgh’s WOF!  Feeling rejuvenated after a fantastic, GOD-filled weekend and looking forward to more ways to grow as a mom, wife, and Christian!!!

  • Reply Julie Coots August 8, 2011 at 3:14 pm

    Oh this would be the best girl trip for me and my mom!!!!

  • Reply Jzphillips August 8, 2011 at 3:18 pm

    This would be so fun!  Thanks for the opportunity to win the tickets.

  • Reply Kelli August 8, 2011 at 3:26 pm

    This sounds amazing! Count me in – I would LOVE to come!

  • Reply Sonya Schroeder August 8, 2011 at 3:27 pm

    With a line up like this who can go wrong. You ladies are wonderful and to win a ticket to see  you all together, wow that would be a blessing!!!! Thank you for the chance Angie!

  • Reply Sonya Schroeder August 8, 2011 at 3:27 pm

    With a line up like this who can go wrong. You ladies are wonderful and to win a ticket to see  you all together, wow that would be a blessing!!!! Thank you for the chance Angie!

  • Reply Rebekah Lowery August 8, 2011 at 3:55 pm

    what a great opportunity!  that would be incredible to attend.

  • Reply Jen G. August 8, 2011 at 4:03 pm

    Would love to go to this!!  Thanks for the chance.

  • Reply Stephanie Lawson August 8, 2011 at 4:03 pm

    Would love it!  This sounds awesome.

  • Reply stacy August 8, 2011 at 4:52 pm

    It sounds great! I would love to go !

  • Reply Kelly August 8, 2011 at 5:11 pm

    I would love to go!! 

  • Reply Nicole Rodriguez August 8, 2011 at 5:11 pm

    I would so LOVE to win tickets!!!  So excited!

  • Reply Mary August 8, 2011 at 5:12 pm

    Woop Woop!

  • Reply Renee August 8, 2011 at 5:28 pm

    I live in Birmingham and would love these tickets!  I was in your neck of the woods this past weekend.  I so love Nashville it’s a beautiful city.  Especially Franklin/Brentwood areas. 

  • Reply Renee August 8, 2011 at 5:28 pm

    I live in Birmingham and would love these tickets!  I was in your neck of the woods this past weekend.  I so love Nashville it’s a beautiful city.  Especially Franklin/Brentwood areas. 

  • Reply Heather O'Dell August 8, 2011 at 5:44 pm

    Yes, please!  

  • Reply Faithfully Yours August 8, 2011 at 5:56 pm

    I would love to win!!!!

  • Reply Angie Lindley August 8, 2011 at 5:57 pm

    A group of ladies from my mom to mom group are planning to go!  I would love to go with them by winning a ticket!!  Pick me, pick me!!  :)

  • Reply Ashbrown44 August 8, 2011 at 5:57 pm

    Me, me, me! Lol :) it sounds like a fabulous time.

  • Reply Miranda Collier August 8, 2011 at 6:04 pm

    I live an hour from Birmingham and would absolutely LOVE to be able to come!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! PLEASE OH PLEASE! I need this! 

  • Reply elizabeth August 8, 2011 at 6:06 pm

    What an awesome conference!  I would L-O-V-E to attend!!! woohoo…

  • Reply Michelle Sarabia August 8, 2011 at 6:07 pm

    Me…me…sweet Angie!

  • Reply LoLane August 8, 2011 at 6:07 pm

    I would love to win these tickets…it’s going to be a wonderful weekend.

  • Reply Vpcarnley August 8, 2011 at 6:10 pm

    Pick me please!

  • Reply Tara Chatham August 8, 2011 at 6:13 pm

    This would be wonderful!  I hope you pick me:)  Thanks so much!

  • Reply Susie August 8, 2011 at 6:15 pm

    I would love to win tickets!

  • Reply lesliegbarton August 8, 2011 at 6:18 pm

    This sounds like it would be so much fun! I would love to go and take my sister with me!! I have had a lot of mom moments lately, and I think it would awesome to get together with other moms and get some tips!

  • Reply Kelly Snyder August 8, 2011 at 6:23 pm

    Pick me pick me pick me!!!

  • Reply Joannagwilkinson August 8, 2011 at 6:27 pm

    How can we win the tickets?

  • Reply Noblinfamily August 8, 2011 at 6:31 pm

    I would love to win tickets to this…It sounds like it wold be an awesome experience!

  • Reply Anonymous August 8, 2011 at 6:34 pm


    I’d love a reason to use my flight benefits. It really is a crying shame that I don’t get out more.

    It is also my anniversary weekend, do you think Steve would mind too much? :/

  • Reply Sharon August 8, 2011 at 6:35 pm

    Ooh! Ooh! Ooh! (she says with hand raised and in her best Horshack voice). Uh, oh, dated myself there. Oops!
    I may be the oldest mom there but I have two seven year olds (not twins) and one of those has special needs. Loved Priscilla Shirer when she was in town last December and would love to hear the other speakers as well. Pick me, pls!

  • Reply Jenifer L August 8, 2011 at 6:43 pm

    Oh man!! I’m going to Vegas that weekend with my man. I would LOVE to meet you in person and hug you right back.

    So I guess DON”T PICK ME!!! ;)

  • Reply Mirinda Dawe August 8, 2011 at 6:47 pm

    Oh I would love to come!! Praying if it’s His will for me to be there it’ll happen!! Thanks for the opportunity!

  • Reply Smalling7 August 8, 2011 at 6:48 pm

    Been trying to work out coming, this would definitely help work it out!!

  • Reply Jamie Wheeler August 8, 2011 at 6:49 pm

    Oh man!!!  I would LOVE to come!!!

  • Reply Shelby Cranney August 8, 2011 at 6:50 pm

    I would LOVE to be able to go, I have never been to any mom kind of conference before.  Sounds wonderful!!  Thanks so much for a fun giveaway, hope I am one of the lucky ones!! :)


  • Reply PamS August 8, 2011 at 6:52 pm

    I’ve never heard of .mom but boy….do I EVER NEED IT!!!

  • Reply brooke August 8, 2011 at 6:53 pm

    I’d love tickets!!

  • Reply Amy Drehmel August 8, 2011 at 6:55 pm

    Sounds wonderful!! Roadtrip with a “soul sister” would be a great surprise! How many hours from Texas to AL??? :) Pick me, Pick me!!! Blessings to you for your blessings to so many others!

  • Reply JewelaTaylor August 8, 2011 at 7:01 pm

    I’m a new mom of 12 weeks and would LOVE to attend not only for some awesome advice but also for some wonderful girl time! Thanks for the opportunity!

  • Reply Kim V August 8, 2011 at 7:03 pm

    I would love to come and free tickets would be awesome!!!

  • Reply Lara August 8, 2011 at 7:03 pm

    I would love to road trip with my best friend so we can have our hearts filled up!  It would be so much fun to finally meet you after following your blog for the past couple of years!  And I LOVE Priscilla Shirer!

  • Reply Lavonda August 8, 2011 at 7:04 pm

    I would love to win a pair of tickets… what a blessing that would be!  And confirmation that I need to be there too I guess, huh? :)  Thanks for doing this for everyone!

  • Reply r dees August 8, 2011 at 7:05 pm

    This Texas girl would love to come! :)

  • Reply Bethanygoodman August 8, 2011 at 7:05 pm

    As a mom of 2 girls (2yr & 5mo)  I could use the encouragement of this event.  Fingers crossed that I’ll win tickets!!

  • Reply Jennifer August 8, 2011 at 7:11 pm

    I would love to attend…not too far from Atlanta and this would be so fun!

  • Reply Shannon Wilson August 8, 2011 at 7:31 pm

    I would love to win tickets for me and my sister!!!

  • Reply Valerie August 8, 2011 at 7:41 pm

    I have wanted to come since I saw a Beth Moore Simulcast LAST August in Thomasville, GA.  I couldn’t believe there was a weekend conference designed for Mommys.  I came home and told my husband then that I was going to save up and make it happen next year.  Well, next year is here and I’m still saving.  Having the tickets taken care of would be of great help.  Thanks for the opportunity.

  • Reply Amy August 8, 2011 at 7:46 pm

    I want to go!!! :) I’m a mommy of 4 little ones and have a sweet friend who is a mommy of two precious boys! We both could use a roadtrip and some fun and encouraging time just for mommys!  THANKYOU for the opportunity to win tickets!

  • Reply Amanda B August 8, 2011 at 7:55 pm

    OOhh!  I am missing me some conferences!  After 4 years of MOPS Conventions ending a couple years ago, I’m yearning for that time of soaking in time with other moms and encouraging words!  Awesome!!!!!

  • Reply Paige Stewart August 8, 2011 at 8:19 pm

    I bought tickets last week…for myself, my mom, and my sister!  We’re totally excited!

  • Reply kdavis724 August 8, 2011 at 8:24 pm

    I would love to win tickets!!

  • Reply 4givn1 August 8, 2011 at 8:28 pm

    Pick me! Pick me! Please! ?! I have 4 kids whom would probably love for their mom to have a thought overhaul. So glad you all are soon this

  • Reply Teresa Zeller August 8, 2011 at 8:30 pm

    Don’t know where I’ve been, but this is the first I’ve heard about it…. I would LOVE to win tickets- I’m a mom, caregiver to my mom, wife, business owner, and I’m in need of some TLC from Jesus!! :)  

  • Reply Lisa McGriff August 8, 2011 at 8:38 pm

    Not sure where I have been, maybe under a rock, or passed out from the heat but I’ve missed this whole thing… YES YES YES YES I can come and would love to come! 
    @hotmai:disqus Lisa McGriff

  • Reply Taylor August 8, 2011 at 8:41 pm

    I would soooo love to go!!! Fingers crossed!!!

  • Reply Jamie Sandefer August 8, 2011 at 9:18 pm

    Oh how fun!  I’m a stay-at-home/work-from-home Mom of two and I have a friend with the same “title”  and six kids and we could use a girls weekend of refreshment!  Pick us!!! :)  Thank you for sharing!!!

  • Reply amy August 8, 2011 at 9:21 pm

    this would really be a blessing for me!  thanks for this chance to win a ticket!

  • Reply Jennyharsin August 8, 2011 at 9:39 pm

    I would LOVE to come!!! :)

  • Reply Southern Gal August 8, 2011 at 9:42 pm

    I’d love to be there!

  • Reply Ienault August 8, 2011 at 9:46 pm

    That would be so much fun!!!! I would love to be able to go!

  • Reply Shannon Roe August 8, 2011 at 10:00 pm

    I already have tickets and can’t wait!!

  • Reply Natalie August 8, 2011 at 10:13 pm

    I would LOVE these tickets!!!!!!    It is going to be great!!!!

  • Reply Ashley August 8, 2011 at 10:19 pm

    I would love a set of tickets!!  It sounds great!

  • Reply Ruth Cannon August 8, 2011 at 10:36 pm

    I would love to go and take a group of mom girlfriends with me!  We need this refreshment :)

  • Reply Tina August 8, 2011 at 11:17 pm

    I would love to go.  Thanks for doing this give-away!

  • Reply Anonymous August 8, 2011 at 11:37 pm

    I would love to go!

  • Reply Jackie August 8, 2011 at 11:43 pm

    Hey, that’s my birthday weekend!! Would be such a cool present (hint hint, wink wink, nudge nudge) … :o)

  • Reply amysullins August 8, 2011 at 11:44 pm

    I live an hour from the conference center and would absolutely love to go to the conference!!!  Plus I could share the treat with another member of our church!!!  Thanks for the giveaway, Angie!  You’re awesome!

  • Reply Jennifer Key August 8, 2011 at 11:51 pm

    So excited about this.  Don’t have tickets yet, but I’m hoping I can get my Bible study group to go!
    jennifer key

  • Reply Sharon August 8, 2011 at 11:53 pm

    I live in Montgomery. I would love to win these tickets!

  • Reply Keadle706 August 9, 2011 at 12:16 am

    I would love to go to the dotmom conference with my mom. I know I would learn a lot about being a mom and about kids. Thanks!

  • Reply stephanie cook August 9, 2011 at 12:22 am

    I could get to B’ham that weekend for a Moms conf.  Sounds like fun!!  I would love to win those tickets.

  • Reply Janel Varner August 9, 2011 at 12:30 am

    Wow! What a line-up for the conference!!! I would love to go!!

  • Reply Tina August 9, 2011 at 12:34 am

    This will be so fun!  I would LOVE to win!

  • Reply Anonymous August 9, 2011 at 1:01 am

    that would be so much fun!!!!!!!!! i’m local woohoo!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Reply Wwguthrie August 9, 2011 at 1:13 am

    I’m coming whether I win or not, but it would be nice to win! Can’t wait to see what God has in store for us! :)

  • Reply Wyattfamily99 August 9, 2011 at 1:14 am

    I would love to attend this!

  • Reply Brandy August 9, 2011 at 1:14 am

    This would be so much FUN!

  • Reply Amcdougalls5 August 9, 2011 at 1:21 am

    I would LOVE to take my own mom to this!   I’ve never been to anything like this and I think my four children deserve a momma that learns all she can to be the best she can!  Thank you for the opportunity for those of us that wouldn’t otherwise be able to attend!

  • Reply Michelle August 9, 2011 at 1:24 am

    I don’t think my earlier comment worked.  I don’t see it in here.  I would love to go.  As the mom of 4, I know I can learn a lot!

  • Reply Emily August 9, 2011 at 1:42 am

    Sounds like a GREAT time!!! I would LOVE to go!!! :) :) :) 

  • Reply Rebecca August 9, 2011 at 2:26 am

    I hope I win = )

  • Reply Anonymous August 9, 2011 at 2:29 am

    I totally would sleep in my car if I had to to be able to go to this conference….ok, maybe I’m channeling the creeptastic from the previous post lol.

    Thanks so much for running this giveaway!

  • Reply Angela Brady August 9, 2011 at 2:41 am

    I am a mom of three with #4 on the way!! This would be awesome!!

  • Reply Ashley August 9, 2011 at 2:55 am

    Pretty please pick me! I wanna go!!! :)

  • Reply Teammartins August 9, 2011 at 2:55 am

    Yes, yes, yes… just had to move from Nashville and would LOVE a chance to head back out that way, pick up some of my mommy friends, and spend a weekend just like that.  Thank you for the chance!!

  • Reply Shelly Stacey August 9, 2011 at 3:02 am

    I think this mom conference is just what me and my bestie need! 

  • Reply Vonda August 9, 2011 at 3:04 am

    This would be great to attend!

  • Reply Anonymous August 9, 2011 at 3:10 am

    What an awesome giveaway! Would love to come!

  • Reply Jshay4 August 9, 2011 at 3:30 am

    This would be AMAZING!!

  • Reply Jennifer N. August 9, 2011 at 3:54 am

    I am so excited you are coming my way!!!  My friend and I are planning to catch you and Selah when you come to Montgomery in a few weeks, and I would LOVE to take my mom to the .mom conference!

  • Reply Anna V. August 9, 2011 at 4:03 am

    This sounds like an amazing “Mommies night out”! Love it!

  • Reply Vanessa August 9, 2011 at 4:04 am

    Oh my goodness, this would be absolutely amazing! Thanks for the chance to win.

  • Reply Sweethomealagirl August 9, 2011 at 4:07 am

    Yes, please & thank you! I never had a peace about signing up in Birmingham last December; this year has proven to be the biggest curve ball ever. But God is good – and I would still LOVE to attend!

  • Reply Casey Springer August 9, 2011 at 4:09 am

    Oh I would love to be able to go!  My kids would also probably love for me to go and get a new perspective on “momming” What a blessing a set of tickets would be!

  • Reply Cdorman3339 August 9, 2011 at 4:09 am

    I would love to come to this!! What a great way to meet other moms and share information! Thank you for this opportunity!

  • Reply Anonymous August 9, 2011 at 4:18 am

    I would LOVE to go!!!!

  • Reply Robin O'Bryant August 9, 2011 at 4:25 am

    I want to come!!!

  • Reply Gmculbreth2 August 9, 2011 at 4:46 am

    What a wonderful ministry God has Blessed you with! My daughter and I would simply love to be a part of this extraordinary day! Thankful for the possible opportunity!______

  • Reply Kimberly Sheppard August 9, 2011 at 5:08 am

    I would LOVE to come to this!

  • Reply Deanna_boe August 9, 2011 at 5:08 am

    I would LOVE, LOVE, LOVE to come :)

  • Reply Michelle (LemonadeGal) August 9, 2011 at 5:13 am

    I would love to attend this event. If I won, my hubby would understand if I miss his birthday – right?!?

  • Reply Mary Kay August 9, 2011 at 5:41 am

    I think Boomama and Big Mama want me to win some free tickets!!  Okay, maybe not.  They don’t really know me…Well, unless you consider “knowing me” as putting up with my always too long, and overly chatty, and tries too hard to be funny comments on their blogs.   :-) 

    (See what I mean?)

  • Reply Laughingmomma August 9, 2011 at 6:02 am

    Me. Me. Pick me!!!!

  • Reply Mfirkins August 9, 2011 at 11:13 am

    Please pick me!!!

  • Reply Evagassa August 9, 2011 at 11:23 am

    I would love a chance:)

  • Reply Traci Hoffman August 9, 2011 at 11:35 am

    I would love to go!

  • Reply Debbie Thomas August 9, 2011 at 11:47 am

    That would be awesome!

  • Reply Amandabaileyleach August 9, 2011 at 12:11 pm

    Yes yes yes!!!! I’d love to enter!

  • Reply Tina August 9, 2011 at 12:15 pm

    I live in Tuscaloosa, just about 45 minutes down the road. I’d LOVE to be there!!

  • Reply Mandi August 9, 2011 at 12:17 pm

    That sounds great!

  • Reply Edith Copeland August 9, 2011 at 12:18 pm

    That’s awsome! Didn’t know you were going to be there! God bless you!

  • Reply Amanda Yates August 9, 2011 at 12:26 pm

    I can’t wait for .mom in birmingham!!! I am so excited!!

  • Reply Jlrphotography August 9, 2011 at 12:45 pm

    Ohh this sounds awesome! Plus I am just a few hours away!

  • Reply Kacie Kirkland August 9, 2011 at 12:54 pm

    My best friend and I have had our eyes on this confrence and we want to come. Please pick us!!!!

  • Reply Ida Mundell August 9, 2011 at 1:06 pm

    I would LOVE to attend this conference with a friend! Thanks for giving away some tickets :-)

  • Reply Lisa August 9, 2011 at 1:27 pm

    I would LOVE to be able to go to this conference!! What mama doesn’t need a little help along the way?!?!

  • Reply Brandychap August 9, 2011 at 1:29 pm

    Great giveaway! And I live in Bham!

  • Reply Melissa Y August 9, 2011 at 1:35 pm

    Oh, I hope I win! I don’t know that I would get to go otherwise (too hard on my budget). Thanks for the opportunity to win!

  • Reply Sallie Howell August 9, 2011 at 1:39 pm

    I would love to come! What a wonderful group of ladies to inspire us.

  • Reply Kristine August 9, 2011 at 1:47 pm

    Oh please… Pick me! I know I have several friends who would love to go!!!

  • Reply Jessica Berry August 9, 2011 at 1:50 pm

    I would love to win. 

  • Reply Staceydalas August 9, 2011 at 1:58 pm

    I would love tickets! Love you much Angie!

  • Reply Miranda August 9, 2011 at 1:58 pm

    i would so love to win!!! i’m pretty sure i saw you in the Lifeway store in Franklin a while ago, but i couldn’t get to you fast enough to say hi. 

  • Reply Cooljules143 August 9, 2011 at 2:02 pm

    I would love to go !!!!!

  • Reply Danielle @ MomWithaMinivan August 9, 2011 at 2:03 pm

    Would LOVE! Yes, please!

  • Reply Heather Oneal August 9, 2011 at 2:11 pm

    I would LOVE to be there!

  • Reply Cat Moore August 9, 2011 at 2:14 pm

    I would be the most thankful girl on the planet!  Thanks so much for even doing this.  I want to go to this SO bad, but JT is still unemployed and I don’t know if it’s in the cards for us right now.  :(  So, I was pumped when I saw you were giving away FIVE!  Have a great day ! xoxo, cat

  • Reply Christi August 9, 2011 at 2:20 pm

    I would love to go:)

  • Reply amy August 9, 2011 at 2:22 pm

    so interesting how God works…a friend posted “i will carry you” on facebook. i have loved selah for years, but had never heard the song…beautiful!! i was so interested to know the story behind the song which led me to your blog. i just ordered your book telling the whole story and can’t wait to get it! in my sleep-deprived & grumpy state, it’s so great to be reminded to cherish my little blessings that keep me awake at night & keep our house a chaotic wreck:0) i live in birmingham and hope i can make it!

  • Reply Jaime R Cochran August 9, 2011 at 2:37 pm

    I really would love to come to the conference…a pair of tickets would be amazing! Love your blog!

  • Reply Keesha August 9, 2011 at 3:02 pm

    Oh, I would so love to go!!!

  • Reply Daniwsmith August 9, 2011 at 3:38 pm

    It would be so awesome to win these tickets, I can think of 5 people (including myself) who would greatly benefit from this event.

  • Reply Ashley August 9, 2011 at 3:41 pm

    I already registered, but I’d love to bless a couple of moms that haven’t.  ;)

  • Reply Gjburroughs August 9, 2011 at 4:40 pm

    I am the sister of Amy, who posted earlier today about hearing “I will carry on” for the first time today. I am amazed by what God is doing through you! Hope to be at the conference!!

  • Reply Hannah August 9, 2011 at 4:55 pm

    Would LOVE to win tickets to this!

  • Reply Erika August 9, 2011 at 5:07 pm

    I was just telling my husband last night how I need to spend some time with women.  This would be a great weekend!

  • Reply Sherri T. August 9, 2011 at 5:35 pm

    Need a girl getaway.  Thanks for the give-a-way. 

  • Reply Amanda August 9, 2011 at 6:32 pm

    Would LOVE  to win!!  My heart is aching for positive, biblical encouragement.

  • Reply Kristin McLendon August 9, 2011 at 6:36 pm

    I’m a new mom!!!  I would love the chance to go to this conference!

  • Reply Danielle August 9, 2011 at 6:37 pm

    Oh, I SO want to attend!!! Pick me, pick me!! :)

  • Reply Heather August 9, 2011 at 6:42 pm

    I am a mom to a 2 year old little boy…would love to attend!  Thanks for the give away!

  • Reply Sheryln August 9, 2011 at 7:16 pm

    I would love the chance to go…It would be so refreshing for my mom soul….

  • Reply Julie August 9, 2011 at 7:28 pm

    Me and my friend (with 5 kids including twins) would LOOOOOve to go! 

  • Reply Jsetse August 9, 2011 at 7:28 pm

    Would LOVE to go!

  • Reply Anna Westberry August 9, 2011 at 7:42 pm

    I would LOVE to go to this conference!  I am a homeschool mom who flies by the seat of my pants most days.  I would LOVE to get a fresh perspective from other Christian moms and be encouraged by all the wonderful speakers.  I also LOVE Esther Buroughs and Priscilla Shirer!  I would LOVE a ticket if you have an extra!  Because…all you need is LOVE, right?!?

  • Reply Sdhdmg4jc August 9, 2011 at 7:50 pm

    Yes please!!! I have THREE teenagers!!!

  • Reply Kara August 9, 2011 at 7:52 pm

    I was planning on commenting before I saw the giveaway thing just to say that I’m going and I’m so excited!!!  I was already excited about it, but then when I saw that Big Mama was hosting, well, that was icing on the cake!  I guess if I won tickets that might help me to convince some friends to come with me, but either way, my ticket’s bought, and I’m just thrilled to get the chance to hear you and these other ladies speak!

  • Reply Racheloburns August 9, 2011 at 7:58 pm

    I have followed your blog FOREVER! I hope I can win these tickets and come to the conference and bring a friend who is in need of some laughs, love, and fellowship

  • Reply Kim Wingard August 9, 2011 at 8:13 pm

    Would love to go!  It would be a great, much-needed getaway!

  • Reply Stacy August 9, 2011 at 8:59 pm

    I’d love to give the tickets to my sisters if I won!

  • Reply Jennifer Prather August 9, 2011 at 9:14 pm

    O-M-G!  I am so excited about this and SO want to be there!!!!! 

  • Reply Nora August 9, 2011 at 9:43 pm

    This is so exciting that I could win tickets!! I never win anything and I can just imagine the fun that this will be!  Love BooMama and BigMama!! 

  • Reply Heather August 9, 2011 at 10:22 pm

    I would love to have a chance to win

  • Reply Chrisannan August 9, 2011 at 10:37 pm

    I can get to Birmingham!!  I want to go!!

  • Reply Melissa August 9, 2011 at 11:55 pm

    Oh my goodness, I hadn’t heard about this conference. It would be great to go & I live close enough to drive to Birmingham!

  • Reply Bellasaid August 10, 2011 at 12:43 am

    Pick me pick me Pleaseeeeeee!!!! :)

  • Reply Angie R. August 10, 2011 at 1:19 am

    Would LOVE to win the tickets!!!

  • Reply D G August 10, 2011 at 1:35 am

    Wow – what a show!  I have to win –  I could take my stepmom, her bday is the 22nd, so it would work out perfectly!

  • Reply Kelly August 10, 2011 at 1:44 am

    I would love tickets!!

  • Reply Hannah August 10, 2011 at 2:03 am

    I would love to go!

  • Reply Lauren R August 10, 2011 at 2:11 am

    I would love to go!!! :)

  • Reply Elizabeth E. August 10, 2011 at 2:14 am

    Sounds like a great time! I would love it. 

  • Reply Rpsmedic469 August 10, 2011 at 2:58 am

    Id love to have tickets. :)

  • Reply Vght August 10, 2011 at 3:02 am

    Need ticket. Husband is in military and lots of time as single mom.

  • Reply Jamie Laslo August 10, 2011 at 3:39 am

    Oooh. I actually plan to be there exhibiting with our ministry but I would LOVE to win tickets for some of my girlfriends. (I live in Birmingham)

  • Reply Jennimail3 August 10, 2011 at 3:49 am

    Oh gosh I would LOVE to go to this! I have four sweet babies and would love any and all advice!!

  • Reply Courtney August 10, 2011 at 3:57 am

    What a blessing this weekend would be for a friend of mine.  Always up for some girl time that awakens the spirit and refreshes the soul! Hope to see you there!!!

  • Reply KatieB August 10, 2011 at 4:03 am

    Wow! Sounds like the conference would be a great encouragement for me and a friend! I would love to receive free tickets!

  • Reply Chantalholt August 10, 2011 at 4:09 am

    Proud wife of a military man.  Lucky mama of 4.  2 in middle school.  One in elementary.  One in diapers.  I enrolled to go back to school.  My military man deploys.  One of our children has special needs.  Advice?  Yes, please. :) 

  • Reply Monica August 10, 2011 at 4:24 am

    How fabulous would that be?!?! Praying I win this one. ;)

  • Reply Mollyanne August 10, 2011 at 1:48 pm

    If I win the tickets, I will reschedule my tonsillectomy so that I can be there.  Nope, I’m not kidding.

  • Reply Ashia Good August 10, 2011 at 2:00 pm

    I would LOVE to win!  I live only 2 hours from Bham!

  • Reply Brittany August 10, 2011 at 2:49 pm

    I’m so excited about this giveaway!  I was scoping out this weekend, and I would love love love to go…it would mean a little road trip, and I am always up for a girls’ weekend! =)

  • Reply Brenda August 10, 2011 at 2:54 pm

    Sounds like an amazing conference! I love your blog. Thank you for sharing so much of your heart in each post.

  • Reply Meghan P Williams August 10, 2011 at 3:28 pm

    Would love to go! Was planning to go and didn’t have anyone to travel with, but have found a friend that is going, so a set of tickets would seal the deal! Thanks for the opportunity to win!!!

  • Reply Smuir729 August 10, 2011 at 3:55 pm

    Would absolutely love to attend!!!

    Stephanie M.

  • Reply Melanie Grace August 10, 2011 at 3:55 pm

    Thanks for the chance to win.  It sounds great.  Would love to be there.

  • Reply Courtney tipping August 10, 2011 at 4:54 pm

    I would love love to come, I have been inspired by u since losing my sextuplets…and now have a little girl who will turn one in September!

  • Reply Dee August 10, 2011 at 6:19 pm

    I would so love to go!!!

  • Reply Kristi Downing August 10, 2011 at 7:03 pm

    I would love to go!! I have a 14 month old daughter and another on the way! Always looking for encouragement from other moms, but I am not sure we have the money for it right now.  It would be a nice birthday present :-)

  • Reply Tara Edens August 10, 2011 at 7:47 pm

    Thanks for the chance to WIN! :)
    Tara E.

  • Reply Tara Edens August 10, 2011 at 7:48 pm

    Didn’t mean to post twice, sorry! Is there any way to delete this comment?

  • Reply Shelgey August 10, 2011 at 7:53 pm

    How exciting!  I hadn’t heard anything about it.  This would be so great! 

  • Reply Vicky August 10, 2011 at 11:53 pm

    Would LOVE to go! I’m raising 3 grandchildren and could really use the rejuvenation!!
    Thanks for the chance.

  • Reply Mags4joy August 11, 2011 at 1:37 am

    Sounds AMAZING!!! :)

  • Reply Talley August 11, 2011 at 1:50 am

    Oh I would love love to go how fun! Thanks s so much!

  • Reply Jacqui Lynn August 11, 2011 at 2:25 am

    I can’t wait to hear you speak! I am so excited!!!

  • Reply angeldawn52 August 11, 2011 at 2:28 am

    I’m not sure if it’s too late to leave a comment-but I would LOVE to go to this! I’m a mom of an almost 3 yr. old little boy and a 17 month old baby girl. I love getting good Godly advice-this event sounds too good to be true~
    Angel Varney

  • Reply Jennifer D August 11, 2011 at 2:52 am

    I think this sounds like an unbelievable conference!!! What a blessing to hear all these Godly women in one place!!!

  • Reply Jennifer August 11, 2011 at 3:00 am

    I would LOVE to go!!

  • Reply Renagunther August 11, 2011 at 3:09 am

    Jumping up and down and waving my hands–PICK ME!!!

  • Reply Kellilachowicz August 11, 2011 at 4:18 am

    love to go. live in the ham. kelli

  • Reply Jmminor August 11, 2011 at 4:42 am

    OOOOOHHHH, I would so LOVE to come!  And B’ham is close to me!!!!  

  • Reply Renie August 11, 2011 at 4:59 am

    I’ve become a single mom with 4 children this past year, a time of refreshing & learning would be amazing.

  • Reply Leslie Bunt August 11, 2011 at 5:16 am

    This would be so fun!

  • Reply Anonymous August 11, 2011 at 5:34 am

    I just bought my ticket last week. I am SO looking forward to it!

  • Reply Wendy August 11, 2011 at 7:10 am

    I have been wanting to go so badly and when I saw this opportunity that you are giving, I had to fight back a tear or two. I don’t know if I will win but I hope whoever does has the most amazing time!

  • Reply Kim August 11, 2011 at 12:35 pm

    Already have a group of friends attending & would love to join them!

  • Reply Karen August 11, 2011 at 12:43 pm

    We have been in a such a state of uncertainty lately that I have not bought a ticket. Now that things are starting to settle down and things are finally looking up for us I would love to win tickets to go!!!

  • Reply Victoria August 11, 2011 at 12:47 pm

    This is fabulousness! I so want to go–this would rock.

  • Reply Kellie August 11, 2011 at 1:02 pm

    Would love, love, love to attend the conference and bring a friend too!

  • Reply Monicaporter4 August 11, 2011 at 1:15 pm

    I would love to be at this conference!

  • Reply Karlasalsbury August 11, 2011 at 2:11 pm

    Would love to go! What a sweet gift!

  • Reply Chelle_wargo August 11, 2011 at 2:16 pm

    Angie- I would love to win a set of these tickets. Will be fresh offmy first ever mission trip. Not sure the hubby would let me budget this conference but he can’t argue with free. ;-)
    Praying I’ll be there :-)
    Thanks so much for hosting this generous giveaway, Yay Lifeway!!

  • Reply Anonymous August 11, 2011 at 2:17 pm

    I will be there with bells on!!!!  I absolutely cannot wait! Praying for you all as you prepare.


  • Reply Katie August 11, 2011 at 4:19 pm

    I would fly in to have a chance to come!
    Katie T.

  • Reply August 11, 2011 at 5:13 pm

    It would be sooo cool to win these tickets.  I would love to round up the girls and head up for this awesome event!

  • Reply Rharri7007 August 11, 2011 at 5:39 pm

    Pick me, pick me, pick me, please!!!!

  • Reply Julia Denton August 11, 2011 at 6:25 pm

    Love Mom conferences!! Bring it on…a mother of 2 already and one on the way!!

  • Reply Shellie Brandt August 11, 2011 at 6:46 pm

    How very fun and what a great chance to get away and recharge!

  • Reply StacyH August 11, 2011 at 8:07 pm

    Would L.O.V.E. to win tickets to come….I have 3 kids :  8-year-old son and TWIN 3-year- old daughters! I need a break…lol!

  • Reply Shea August 11, 2011 at 8:12 pm

    My best girlfriends and I drove from Memphis, TN to Arkansas to see you speak at Kelly Stamp’s church.  You were suck a blessing everyone there.  I would absolutely love, love, love to see you again (and your precious Kate).

  • Reply Sherri August 11, 2011 at 8:21 pm

    My sister and I would love to come!  With Boo Mama and Big Mama as hosts it bound to be tons of fun, and hearing you speak would be the icing on the cake!  Thanks for doing this, Angie.  I’m totally willing to travel from Wisconsin for the opportunity to see and hear you in person. 

    • Reply Amy August 12, 2011 at 12:11 am

      yes!!  we would love to come.  between the two of us we have nine kids and the oldest is 12.  and we both homeschool!  please, please pick us!  :)

  • Reply Dionna August 11, 2011 at 9:14 pm

    Sounds fab. Wish I lived closer!

  • Reply Shannon in VA August 12, 2011 at 1:37 am

    I want to come!!!

  • Reply Jennifer August 12, 2011 at 3:32 am

    Mom of 3 girls…I need all the help I can get! Hope to get to go!

  • Reply Meredith August 12, 2011 at 4:47 am

    Pick me! :). Thanks for doing this for somebody!

  • Reply Amy L August 12, 2011 at 12:34 pm

    I have been looking at this conference for a while and would love to go.  Thank you for this awesome opportunity!!

  • Reply Kayse Pratt August 12, 2011 at 8:17 pm

    i would love to attend the conference!  how generous you are to give away so many tickets!!  thank you!

  • Reply Emily August 12, 2011 at 8:35 pm

    I’ve been needing an excuse to visit the south … Birmingham sounds perfect :)

  • Reply Adrienne August 13, 2011 at 12:51 am

    I want to go!!!  Crossing my fingers!  Thanks Angie!

  • Reply Crs1561 August 13, 2011 at 1:40 am

    Would love to go! Thank you!!! Carissa

  • Reply Andrea August 13, 2011 at 2:32 am

    Wow!!!!! This would be incredible to win! :)

  • Reply Tara M August 13, 2011 at 3:05 am

    Would love to go! I’m going to be in Indy this week can’t wait!!See ya there!

  • Reply Brandi M. August 13, 2011 at 5:08 am

    I would love to go and see all my favorite speakers!!!

  • Reply Phronsie Howell August 13, 2011 at 6:26 am

    I saw you were going to be there and went “Aw, I wish I could go!”.

  • Reply EricaHami August 13, 2011 at 6:58 am

    I have a dear friend who wants to o to this conference so I just had to put my name in the hat for her…. :0)

  • Reply Tracy Jackson August 13, 2011 at 3:09 pm

    I would love to win! Thanks!

  • Reply Kristyndanielleramsey August 13, 2011 at 5:32 pm

    Would love to have the chance to go :)

  • Reply Gidget August 13, 2011 at 6:40 pm

    I need some me time. I would love to have the chance to go.

  • Reply Amber Jones August 13, 2011 at 10:05 pm

    Oh how I would LOVE to have an opportunity to come to Birmingham! I just left the Women of Faith conference in Atlanta and got on here to tell you how much your story touched my life today! I have a very simliar story to yours and am now a mother to 3 precious children. I was in tears during your session this morning and felt Gods arms wrapped around me the entire time. If I don’t win the tickets I will be trying to find a way to hear you speak again very soon!
    Amber Jones

  • Reply Veronica August 13, 2011 at 11:49 pm

    I would love the opportunity to see you speak again!  Just saw you today at the Women of Faith in Atlanta.  I had already read I Will Carry You, but hearing the story from your lips was incredible!  

  • Reply A Oswalt August 14, 2011 at 12:11 am

    I’ve been a teacher for over seventeen years … a parent of three boys ages 6.5, 5, and 2 years.  I could teach eight and nine year olds all day every day of the year if I had to, with all the patience in the world.  Parenting, on the other hand … not nearly as skilled or patient!  I don’t want to wait seventeen years to become an effective parent!  I would love the opportunity to join you in Birmingham!

  • Reply Deannamargavich August 14, 2011 at 12:26 am

    So cool! I didn’t know conferences like this existed! I just saw you at women of faith atlanta today and was blown away!

  • Reply Mom2girls August 14, 2011 at 12:47 am

    Heard you speak today at the Imagine Women of Faith conference today! You Rock!

  • Reply Bkn_idesign August 14, 2011 at 2:29 am

    Would looooove to go..I have a toddler! =)

  • Reply Amy August 14, 2011 at 2:41 am

    Pick me!  Pick me!  I would love to go!!!!

  • Reply Kim Youmans August 14, 2011 at 2:54 am

    Just heard you today at the Women of Faith conference. I knew your story from your blog, but it was incredible hearing it today from you. (you did a great job, heartfelt and your hilarious!) This sounds like a wonderful conference for moms. I’m a mom of two young children, ages 3 and 1. What a wonderful ride it has been so far. Would love to attend this conference. Thanks for the opportunity.

  • Reply Shannon August 14, 2011 at 3:24 am

    Sounds like an amazing conference. Would love to go with my Mom!!
    Hope to see you there.

  • Reply Diana August 14, 2011 at 3:57 am

    I read often….post never. Would love the chance for me and my care group leader to go.  I have children ages 5, 8 and 12.. My marriage is struggling.. I am a teacher of 3rd grade… and would love to be at home to just be a Mom and Wife…

  • Reply Cfuller127 August 14, 2011 at 4:40 am

    I would love the opportunity to attend this conference! I am the mom of 2 little ones and I am not to far from Birmingham:)

  • Reply rachel priest August 14, 2011 at 5:55 am

    I would LOVE to go.  I was at WOF in Atlanta this weekend and you were wonderful.  I live about 2 hours from Birmingham.  I have 3 little ones 7yo girl, 5 yo boy, and almost 4 yo girl.

  • Reply Amy August 14, 2011 at 12:28 pm

    It would be blessing to come!

  • Reply Julianne August 14, 2011 at 2:35 pm

    Oh my goodness…I live about 30 minutes away from Bham, and didn’t even know about this!!! I would love to win tickets!! : )

  • Reply Anonymous August 14, 2011 at 3:01 pm

    i want to go!!!

  • Reply Katie @ Imperfect People August 14, 2011 at 6:12 pm

    OH my goodness that sounds so fun!  I wish I wish!

  • Reply Susan17130 August 14, 2011 at 7:51 pm

    I believe one is a mom for life.  Although, my children are grown and have children of their own, I would love to attend!  Never too old to learn new skills.  My grandchildren would benefit from me attending!

  • Reply GResta August 14, 2011 at 8:58 pm

    Pick me….Pick me!!!!  LOL….would LOVE to go! :-)

  • Reply Lisa August 15, 2011 at 12:10 am

    It was wonderful to hear you speak at the Women of Faith event in Atlanta!  Just remember to keep your battery pack away from the toilet!  :-)


  • Reply Staceyorr79 August 15, 2011 at 1:18 am

    Angie – you were AWESOME at WOF this weekend in Atlanta and I would LOVE to hear more from you after this weekend.  When I looked you up on this blog and knew I could hear you next month, I just knew that I was interested!  Thank you for sharing you and your family’s story with us.  You are truly an inspiration and God is using you in mighty ways.

  • Reply Mary Balicki August 15, 2011 at 3:11 am

    Loved hearing you at WOF- Atlanta.  One of my best friends lost her premature twin, Baby A last fall and she had not heard your story until yesterday afternoon.  She bawled her eyes out to hear your journey as so much of your hospital experience was the same as hers.
    Thank you for blessing us and we’d LOVE nothing more than to join you in Birmingham.  Please enter us.  Thanks so much – – AND I THOUGHT YOUR HAIR LOOKED GREAT!!!!!  ;)

  • Reply Valerie Baker August 15, 2011 at 10:53 am

    Angie, I loved hearing your story in Atlanta at WOF this weekend.  Our group had three people not be able to make it at the last minute.  I was able to find two to replace them, but not a third.  On the way down, on of the ladies sister was saying how she wished she could come and wanted to know if we could get her a ticket – WE HAD ONE!  So she came.  She had been a pregnant teen who gave birth only 5 months into the pregnancy and was able to hear your story.  God had planned that ticket just for her I believe!   I would love to hear come to Birmingham!  

  • Reply Mellzey August 15, 2011 at 12:25 pm

    Never been to a women conference ever, would like to come and this sounds like it would be a perfect one for me, being a Mom of 2 teenage girls and a Wife of a workaholic. 

  • Reply Anonymous August 15, 2011 at 2:41 pm

    Just attended women of faith here in Atlanta! Y’all rocked our sox!!! :) I had no idea your blog had moved so I’ve been missing out. Will you let MaryMary know that I am SO glad they brought their girls…God used one of them twirling during worship to speak to my spirit about my own baby girl. He is SO good!!!

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  • Reply Aprilmc79 August 15, 2011 at 3:31 pm

    I’d love to go!

  • Reply Debra Irene August 15, 2011 at 3:36 pm

    As I read down through these comments, I am in awe with how God is using you. You are very blessed to have a supportive husband. I came across your blog about a year ago in an unorthodox fashion – initially because I found Selah’s very first release (“Be Still my Soul”) in my car unexpectedly. I was going through great difficulty and remembered how much I loved listening to this tape years ago. You see, it was a cassette because at the time I was driving around a Suburban (equipped with only a cassette player) full of boys to baseball games. All these years later, I needed to hear those songs again, and my car, now more modernized with a CD player, also has a cassette player.  After listening for a week, I got curious about the group and dicovered there was a different female singer. That curiosity led to finding out about the sorrow from two losses of babies – Audrey Caroline and Luke. I couldn’t help but notice these occurred very close to the same time one of my strong, athletic sons (19) was struck with cancer. Somehow I felt a connection with your loss because of the timing – so I started reading your blog. I attended WOF last year and submitted a manuscript in their writing contest and thought you would be a great addition to the speaking team when I heard about it – and you are! I’m sure the “Mom” conference will be a blessing to those able to attend. God bless you.

  • Reply S. Deas August 15, 2011 at 4:26 pm

    I live close to B’ham and I haven’t heard about this!  Sounds great.

  • Reply Colleen conner August 15, 2011 at 5:18 pm

    WOW! what a treat this would be… AND i live about 10 minutes from the location of your little shin dig!  I would LOVE to go!

  • Reply KimmieL912 August 15, 2011 at 5:22 pm

    I along with many of our women from our church will be at this conference. I would love to win these tickets to be able to bring some more ladies with me. I think what you are doing is awesome. As a mom who has miscarried and lost a quad pregnancy, I find your story inspiring. I am reading your book now and am so glad you took time to share your story and heart with us! God Bless you and can’t wait for this amazing conference!

  • Reply Kendall Tanner August 15, 2011 at 7:27 pm

    As a SAHM of three sweet kiddos who are a true blessing and a wife of an associate pastor, this conference would be such a blessing. My best friend lived in Birmingham and just found out she’s expecting her first baby after 2 years of praying and hoping so it would be a blessing to her to attend with me!!!

    Thanks for sharing this opportunity, you are such an example of the love of our Savior!! Hoping to hug your neck too!!!

  • Reply Claudia Dalton August 15, 2011 at 7:38 pm

    Me me me … I would LOVE to be able to go!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Reply Taryn Hopper August 15, 2011 at 9:17 pm

    I would love to go!

  • Reply Rachel August 15, 2011 at 10:02 pm

    Angie this would be the best birthday present EVER!!( besides those love notes from my wonderful hubby & darlin children :))
    Pretty sure I could hop on a plane to come and squeeze all your neck’s.


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  • Reply Muange2 August 16, 2011 at 2:57 am

    i want to go..i neeed to go – 3 kids-husband,nursing school-pick me

  • Reply Targetshopper August 16, 2011 at 3:36 am

    Sounds like so much fun and great things planned!!  

  • Reply Christine August 16, 2011 at 3:49 am

    I would love to attend! I need to attend! Im a single mom to 2 beautiful girls, 1 & 3, and could use some guidance from you amazing ladies!

  • Reply Blt01 August 16, 2011 at 12:48 pm

    I would love to attend!

  • Reply Jill_Getman August 16, 2011 at 3:20 pm

    pick me!

  • Reply Jill_Getman August 16, 2011 at 3:20 pm

    pick me!

  • Reply Regina Yeager August 16, 2011 at 5:21 pm

    Angie! I would love to attend the conference! I’m a single mom of 4 and feel the need for some encouragement and wisdom. Doing it alone is not working! I will pray about how to get to Birmingham as God has put this on my heart to go. He will provide. Thanks for all you do for women and thanks for following God’s urging in your heart to serve. Love you, girl! A blast from the past – Regina Yeager

  • Reply shelley hatfield August 16, 2011 at 5:34 pm

    i live in south eastern illinois, but i think that i could find a way there….lol….i’ve so enjoyed your blogs!!

    shelley hatfield

  • Reply Rthohman August 16, 2011 at 10:58 pm

    My friends and I would love to drive down from Nashville!!

  • Reply mitch August 16, 2011 at 11:10 pm

    My accountability group of 4 ladies is considering THIS event as a mom’s getaway weekend!!  We would LOVE to drive over from Atlanta to the conference!!!!

  • Reply Leslie August 17, 2011 at 1:10 am

    would love to go!

  • Reply Jessicaburk August 17, 2011 at 1:48 am

    Would love a weekend to be refreshed and renewed!!

  • Reply Heather Hanks August 17, 2011 at 1:52 am

    Would love to go and bless a buddy!!

  • Reply Jennifer August 17, 2011 at 2:54 am

    I’d love a ticket!

  • Reply Kari August 17, 2011 at 3:56 am

    This would be great! Pick me!

  • Reply Sheena August 17, 2011 at 5:56 pm

    I sure could us this and so could my girlfriends!  I’d love love love to meet you!! And would love a ticket!!

  • Reply Adra Diane Johnson August 17, 2011 at 7:32 pm

    I read “I Will Carry You” and loved it, admiring your bravery in sharing your story and blessed that you shared your precious Audrey Caroline with the rest of the world.  I passed the book along to two friends who had lost babies as well.  This past weekend, I was again blessed by you as I heard you speak at the Women of Faith conference in Atlanta.  I cannot believe you struggle with stage fright, as you were an entertaining and enjoyable speaker – you kept us all laughing when we weren’t shedding “deranged gopher” tears with you!  Please continue to share your insightful self with the world; your fears are so unfounded!  I would consider it a triple-blessing to win tickets to the .mom conference and hear you speak once more.  Blessings! 

  • Reply Brei Floyd August 17, 2011 at 8:03 pm

    Oh MAN, I’m not sure if the ticket giveaway is still open, but I would just flip if I won!  I’ve got butterflies!  It sounds like it’s going to be wonderful!

  • Reply Ssorrells August 18, 2011 at 2:53 am

    I heard you for the first time at Women of Faith this past weekend & instantly fell in love! ….I’d love to bring my BF & new mom to the .mom coference!

  • Reply Kelli Goings August 18, 2011 at 11:37 am

    This Mom of 2 precious girls feels like I could definitely use the Mom Conference. I keep putting off goings to events because of being a Mom. This one is close enough to Louisiana for a quick road trip! Thanks for the chance.

  • Reply Kim Hentz August 18, 2011 at 2:12 pm

    This conference sounds wonderful!!!  I would love to attend! Thank you so much for offering this give away!  What a blessing to all!

  • Reply Tristaslaughter August 18, 2011 at 5:10 pm

    I live close by.  Would be a wonderful way to spend the weekend.

  • Reply Andrea August 19, 2011 at 2:05 am

    I would LOVE to come and bring some friends!! I have just stumbled onto your blog and love it:) I have never heard of this conference and would LOVE to come!!

  • Reply Courtney B. August 19, 2011 at 3:28 am

    Yes, Yes!  I would love for me and my best girlfriend to be able to come! 

  • Reply rachel August 19, 2011 at 3:43 pm

    i would love to attend!

  • Reply Angelakintner August 21, 2011 at 9:06 pm

    I would be honored to attend.  I have a good friend who lives in Birmingham and she would love to come along!

  • Reply Erin/Whatever Girls August 27, 2011 at 9:38 pm

    I really wanted to come to this but it wasn’t in the cards this year.  I hope it’s offered again next year and that you are one of the speakers.  It sounds like it will be an amazing offering of speakers and lessons.  All the best, Erin

  • Reply Mandi Hadley June 1, 2012 at 7:27 pm

    I would love to attend!  I too have an “Audrey Story” and your book was in my hands every step of the way!  Thank you for your testimony and the courage to share. 

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