Use your words. That’s what I told my young kids when they were on the verge of a tantrum and I wanted to walk them back from the ledge. I wanted to help them find their words so we could work on things together. Speak with your feet. That’s whatRead More
By the sweat of your face You will eat bread, Till you return to the ground, Because from it you were taken; For you are dust, And to dust you shall return.” ~ Genesis 3:19 In the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Amen. These words I sayRead More
Is writer's block even real?
I don’t know if there is hard science to support the existence of writer’s block, but “just try harder” works approximately no one.
There are, however, a surprising number of things which we CAN control which will increase our productivity as writers. See what works for you.Read More
As our treasured elders grow older, their remembering of recent days may become difficult and perhaps frustrating. But their memories of yesterday and yesteryear are often crystal clear and chock full of emotion; that twinkle returns to their eyes.Read More
Thank you, God, for my heart, the magnificent organ that serves with such humility to distribute my life’s blood. Help me to care for it well so I can use it to respond to the needs of my world and to your calling on my life.Read More
The world often urges us to hurry along, yet we need only look to the example of our God who spent the seventh day resting from the work done in creation, not because God needed to take a breather, but because God knew we would.Read More
Can God hear your plea in the middle of the world’s cacophony? If you felt sure God was listening to you in prayer, how would that affect the way you pray? How does it affect what you say? How you listen to God in prayer?Read More
God doesn’t put us to the test. God takes us through the test. There is something about the fire of tribulation that melts and molds us into shapes of God’s own design. What new wholeness is God designing for you?Read More
Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, which you have from God, and that you are not your own? For you were bought with a price; therefore glorify God in your body. ~ 1 Corinthians 6:19-20 What do you have that you couldn’t bear toRead More