I hesitated to go back and read some earlier posts. I expected to cringe. I sort of did. My nose scrunched up and constricted my breath … not because the writing was horrible. Rather, I forgot how much God brought me through in these last four years. Jackson and I, December 2016~ My guys, August … Continue reading How Do I Thank God for 4 Years of Blogging?
There is a distinct difference between our dreams and God’s plans for His purposes in this world. I cringe when I see Christians sharing memes that say Dream Bigger. God created us to be in an eternal relationship with Him, loving, listening, obeying. Heaven is not a store in which we can drive-up and get … Continue reading Are You Called to Write a Book, too?
Thank you for joining me for another blogversary. I confess I told a fellow blogger and brother in Christ it was four years this month. Fully confident, I let it go knowing WordPress would remind me. Nope. Just three. But wow. But God. As I look back over the past three years, my soul clenches … Continue reading Standing Firm with 3 Years of Blogging!
I first met Julie when she came to speak at our church last April for Spring Rally and was so blessed and encouraged by her testimony. I, too, come from an alcoholic family. What a joy it was to get to share a weekend getting to know one another a little better and get to … Continue reading A Time of Renewal: Guest Post by Kathy Foor
“My heart is stirred by a noble theme as I write my verses for the King; my tongue is the pen of a skilled writer” (Psalm 45:1). December 2015, I heard the still small voice of Our Lord calling me to write. In elementary school, I named author as my future occupation. Between third grade … Continue reading A Blogging Milestone and Advice
Let this be written for a future generation, that a people not yet created may praise the Lord (Psalm 102:18). Something’s amiss Something’s afoot Where do I turn? An ethereal sense, a quiet energy Skimming the top Lining the bottom Of every step All my thoughts My heart is full Empty or keep? Celebrate or … Continue reading Writing: A Poem
What motivates you to swipe your phone and check Facebook? Which articles or pictures catch your eye, cause you to press pause as you scroll through? Joy and faith-strengthening writing and connections await us on social media. Oh the ministry! How many times has a meeting or a phone call or an anonymous prayer … Continue reading Keeping Our Hearts Pure on Social Media
It is an honor to have been nominated for the Liebster Award. If you have never heard of this award, go to http://www.theglobalaussie.com. I accept Cathy Mcintosh’s nomination with humbleness. Cathy has been gracious taking time to answer questions and sharing YouTube ideas with me on Twitter. I view Cathy as a mentor, as her … Continue reading I Accept! I Nominate! The Liebster Award
Today, I welcome fellow writer and sister in Christ, Dena Talmage. God placed us in the same critique group for our writing. Though we have only been together in the group a couple of times, He connected our hearts, overlapping certain paths we shared without ever knowing of each other. Today, I thank Jesus for helping … Continue reading Guest Dena Talmage: The Uninvited Visitor
Steady is even, unextreme Crawling out of bitterness screaming Dragging through depression, you seem Half-dead, life out-of-sync, like in a dream Someone dies, and steady is turned upside down Everything you thought, felt and held onto Gone, evaporated, never to retrieve or own Give me a steady firm ground in faith Unshaken, unstirred by … Continue reading Five Minute Friday: My Steady, A Poem