My heart was broken Sunday as I heard the news of the shooting at the First Baptist church in Sutherland Springs, TX. Nothing prepares you for that news, so I can’t even fathom what the families and community are going through. My mind cannot wrap
It’s that time of year again folks! It’s time for NaNoWriMo! If you’d like more information about NaNoWriMo, you can go to their website HERE. The full name is National Novel Writing Month, and that month is November!The whole idea is to write 50,000 words
This is a free verse poem/spoken word piece I wrote today. I hope it comes across in reading the way I want it to. Enjoy. The First Time I Saw Him Everything changes when he walks in the room. I’ll never forget the first time
Do you ever look at a tree and wonder about all the things it’s seen? I do. We have a large tree outside of our living room window and I often look at it and wonder about everything it’s been through. I remember the ice
This morning I’ve been dwelling on one of the most agonizing moments in history. The moment when Jesus prayed in the Garden of Gethsemane. We read about it and we may appreciate it for a short time, but take a minute and think about it
My grandmother had one of the largest orchards I’ve ever seen. You could just stand and inspect at all the different fruits for hours. I know some of my family reading this are probably thinking I’m crazy, because my grandmother didn’t have a literal orchard.
Today I’m bringing you my Manifesto. The reasons I write. This IS ME. My Writer’s Manifesto My tagline says “I write in the dark, to bring faith to light” it’s both literal and figurative. I enjoy writing in complete darkness. Nothing but me, the computer screen
When you think about writers what enters your mind? Maybe you see someone sitting at a typewriter, (yes I dated myself there), with wads of paper thrown around the room. Or maybe you think about best seller lists and lots of money. You may even
How many of you have asked that question? My guess is pretty much every one of us. There are times in my life where I felt God had forgotten me. Let’s break it down. When do you usually feel forgotten by God? For me, and
Imagine it, you’re having a bad day, maybe you’re running late, spilled your coffee, and nothing is going right. No, this has nothing to do with today being Monday. It does have everything to do with turning a bad day around. I know that none
I’ve always been fascinated by potter’s wheels. I don’t know what it is. Maybe its the way the clay just bends and shapes so easily. It’s so amazing to watch a lump of clay turn into something. We all know the story in Jeremiah in
The truth will stand when the world is burning. I worked with a lady who used that phrase often. The first time I heard it, I thought about it. You know how it is, there are some things you know but when someone says it
Today I’m bringing you a guest post by a very talented young man named Michael. This post is pretty amazing. I hop you enjoy it. Michael and I met through the Faithful Bloggers website. Please head over to his blog after reading his post here.
Happy Father’s day to all the great dads out there. Thank you for taking the time to be present in your children’s lives.
I wanted to update you on my writing. I’ve had an extremely hard time getting any words down in any format. If I’m being honest, it’s to the point now where I’m questioning whether I really am a writer. Have I been kidding myself? I