If you’re a writer, you enjoy expressing yourself with words. My love for writing began with reading. My Mom read to my brother and me when we were young. Favorite books included anything by Dr. Seuss: Green Eggs and Ham, Fox in Sox, Sneetches on Beaches; as well as Aesop’s Fables. Read More
If you’ve ever been treated poorly or unjustly accused, it can be tough to respond the right way. Our flesh wants to retaliate and defend our character. But that only leads to trouble. How would God want us to respond? Read More
How have you been doing on your writing? We’ve talked about the importance of beginning with prayer and having a servant-attitude when it comes to your readers. Today we’ll take a look at content. Is it really a big deal? In a world saturated with articles and blog posts, you bet it is. Read More
If you’re like me, you’re still not jumping up and down waiting to be picked for a trial so you can display a longsuffering nature. Am I right?
Today we’ll get a slightly different take on this subject – straight from God’s Word.
I don’t want you to miss the longsuffering nature of our amazing God. Ready? Let’s dive in! Read More
Do you enjoy trials? Me neither. When they last for a long time, it’s even harder to choose the right attitude day after day. But the tough times allow us to develop a characteristic we can’t build under easy circumstances: longsuffering (patience). Read More
Do you feel like you’re getting some clarity about your writing? A few weeks ago we talked about the importance of beginning this whole process with prayer. As you’ve pondered and prayed, pondered and prayed some more – I’m sure the Lord has brought to mind the things you’re passionate about. Read More
We’re continuing to take a look at ‘peace’ today – the third characteristic listed in the fruit of the Spirit detailed in Galatians 5:22. I’ve asked Amy Menter, Christian counselor and my good friend, to share her heart on this relevant topic.
So pour yourself a cup of your favorite hot beverage and join me as I welcome Amy on today’s blog. Let her encouragement and the Scriptures references inspire you to pursue peace with passion. Read More
Are you ready to celebrate? It’s the time of year we remember the resurrection of Jesus Christ. So much more than a new outfit, colorfully decorated eggs, or a scrumptious dinner, Easter is a time to reflect on the sacrifice our Savior made for each one of us. It was the ultimate sacrifice that made peace between sinful man and a Holy God. Read More
I remember the very first article I posted on a blog I started many years ago. It wasn’t about anything important. Just a couple paragraphs about my daughter, an alarm clock, and some donuts. Curious? You can read my very first blog post here. And yes, feel free to laugh out loud. Read More