Encouraging Words for Writers

Are you a writer? Are you a writing student? Are you a writing teacher? Do you want to be a writer? Do you know someone who writes? Have you ever read something written by a writer? (Hint: You are doing that right now.) If you answered yes to any of these questions, head on over to Encouraging […]

The Ministry of Availability

Life as an empty-nester has looked a lot different than I imagined. When the kids were little I watched so many women fall apart when their nest emptied. They had no life and no identity outside of their children. I determined I would NOT be one of them and set about doing everything I could […]

What Will You Really Do for God?

But he replied, “Lord, I am ready to go with you to prison and to death.” Jesus answered, “I tell you, Peter, before the rooster crows today, you will deny three times that you know me.”   Luke 22:33-34 How many times have we heard a story about an incident and said, “Well, if it […]

Do What Flows Like Water

My life has been one of twists and turns and trying to figure out who I am and what God has called me to do. Sometimes it’s all so confusing. But occasionally, I have afternoons like this one. I sit quietly in my office as soft piano music plays on Pandora And I type And […]

Why Starting Small is a Good Thing

Don’t despise these small beginnings, for the Lord rejoices to see the work begin. . . Zechariah 4:10 (NLT) We live in a world that shouts that big is best. This is especially true in the world of blogging and writing. The message is clear: Go big or go home. But is that the right […]