A Feast of Words and a Free book

How do you feed your soul? I just returned from a Christian writers conference in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. It was an exhausting, yet exhilarating five days. This conference was a time for making new friends and catching up with old ones. But, it also fed me. This conference fed me spiritually,…

A Small League of Unrecognized Radicals (repost)

Originally posted on Not About Me:
I’m not good with the crucifixion. I read and write all around it, but I struggle with the actual event. I’ve never even seen The Passion of the Christ. Last summer, however, God gave me this perspective, and I managed to get the words down. So for Good Friday this year,…

God disciplines us for our good

Michael is my youngest and most strong-willed son. Of course, he got that from his father. 🙂 Disciplining him was not easy since I didn’t always understand the ways of this child. I remember when he was ten months old; I asked the doctor what was wrong with my baby. He bites, screams, and sits…

God is not ashamed to be our God

I was the fifth child of seven born to my parents. I was the fourth of six girls. Here’s where most people say, “Your poor father!” My parents had a significant age gap between them; my dad was fifty-years-old when I was born. By the time I was two months old, my brother died from…

The Gift of Gab

A few years ago, my doctor did some genetic testing to find out why certain things were happening inside me. It was nothing serious but could become a problem if not stopped. In addition to finding out about a few enzymes I was missing, I also found out I am 71% Irish/English. My great-grandfather came…

God’s Favorite Christmas

Who doesn’t love Christmas and the memories it brings? As you think of your favorite Christmas, what makes it memorable for you? Was it where you spent it, who you spent it with, or the gift you received? Maybe it was unforgettable because of the gift you gave to someone special. My favorite Christmas was…

The Mountains

           The cold crisp air took my breath away as we climbed higher and higher. The white caps, blue water, and evergreens made my pictures look as though I was a professional photographer. The view from my camera warmed my heart as I thanked my Creator for the landscape. As my finger…

Is Yoga for Christians?

There are a lot of people doing yoga these days. But is yoga for Bible-believing followers of Christ? I can’t speak for you nor would I try to tell you what to do. However, I would like to explain what I believe and have experienced. We live in a world with two dimensions, physical and…

John 3:16

We don’t often think of John 3:16 as a Christmas verse. This verse focuses on God’s love for the whole earth and what He was willing to part with so that the world could have life. Have you ever considered what it was like for the Father to give His only Son to an evil…